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Author Plisetskaia, Maia Mikhalovna, 1926-2015,

Uniform Title IA, Maia Plisetskaia-- English
Title I, Maya Plisetskaya [electronic resource] / Maya Plisetskaya ; translated by Antonina W. Bouis ; foreword by Tim Scholl.

Imprint New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, c2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 386 p. : ill.
Contents The dacha and Sretenka Street -- What I was like at five -- Relatives -- Spitzbergen -- I study ballet -- Back in school and father's arrest -- My mother disappears -- Chimkent -- Concert for the Cheka -- Tchaikovsky's 'Impromptu' -- The war -- My first year at the Bolshoi Theater -- The apartment on Shchepkinsky Passage -- Mastering the ABCs of the theater -- 'Raymonda' -- 'Swan Lake' -- Youth festivals -- My injuries, my healers -- Who'll get whom! -- Stalin's birthday -- I dance in 'Don Quixote' -- I dance in Golovanov's opera -- Life on the road and the end of the Stalinist era -- My trip to India -- Persecution -- How I didn't go to London -- While the company was in London -- How I dressed -- What a person needs -- Shchedrin -- Life on Kutuzovsky Prospect -- I go to America -- Seventy-three days -- How we were paid -- Paris meetings -- Work with Yakobson -- Why I did not stay in the West -- Marc Chagall draws me -- November 20 -- How 'Carmen Suite' was born -- Work with Roland Petit and Maurice Bjart -- A lyrical digression -- My ballets -- My ballets (continued) -- I want justice -- Work in Italy -- Work in Spain -- Untitled -- Years of wandering -- Curfew.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Plisetskaia, Maia Mikhalovna, 1926-2015.
Ballerinas -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0300088574 (alk. paper)

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