The Ballet of the Second Empire by Ivor Forbes GuestThe Ballet of the Second Empire by Ivor Forbes Guest

The Ballet of the Second Empire

byIvor Forbes Guest

Hardcover | November 28, 2014

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This is the combined edition of IvorGuest's classic two-volume study of theballet of the Second Empire.An unjustly neglected phase of ballethistory, the Second Empire is acontinuation of the great Romantic period.All the important figures are vividlybrought to life in these pages - FannyCerrito, Carlotta Grisi, Carolina Rosati,Amalia Ferraris and the brilliant but tragicEmma Livry.Now established as the authoritativeaccount, The Ballet of the Second Empireis set against the social, literary andartistic background of the time. Withmany amusing sidelights, the book givesa rich picture of one of the most colourfulperiods in French social history.
Title:The Ballet of the Second EmpireFormat:HardcoverDimensions:346 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.94 inPublished:November 28, 2014Publisher:Dance BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1852731710

ISBN - 13:9781852731717

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