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Like A Bomb Going Off
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ISBN 9780300210644
REGISTERED: 01/13/18
UPDATED: 11/30/20
Like A Bomb Going Off
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Everyone has heard of George Balanchine


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  • Like A Bomb Going Off available on July 02 2016 from VitalSource for Https://www.vitalsource.com/search?term=9780300210644&cjsku=9780300210644" itemprop="offers" target="_external" title="" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Offer">40.0
  • ISBN bar code 9780300210644 ξ1 registered March 21 2018
  • ISBN bar code 9780300210644 ξ2 registered July 02 2016
  • Product category is Book

  • # 9780300210644

Few outside Russia know of Leonid Yakobson, Balanchine’s contemporary, who remained in Lenin’s Russia and survived censorship during the darkest days of Stalin. Like Shostakovich, Yakobson suffered for his art and yet managed to create a singular body of revolutionary dances that spoke to the Soviet condition. His work was often considered so culturally explosive that it was described as “like a bomb going off.” Based on untapped archival collections of photographs, films, and writings about Yakobson’s work in Moscow and St. Petersburg for the Bolshoi and Kirov ballets, as well as interviews with former dancers, family, and audience members, this illuminating and beautifully written biography brings to life a hidden history of artistic resistance in the USSR through this brave artist, who struggled against officially sanctioned anti-Semitism while offering a vista of hope.


References
    ^ Like a Bomb Going Off : Leonid Yakobson and Ballet As Resistance in Soviet Russia by Janice Ross (E-book) (revised May 2020)
    ^ Like A Bomb Going Off VitalSource. (revised Jul 2016)

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