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Haskell, In His True Centre, An Interim Autobriography.

Haskell, In His True Centre, An Interim Autobriography.

Haskell, Arnold L. In His True Centre. An Interim Autobriography. With thirty photographs. London, Adam & Charles Black, 1951. 23cm x 14.5cm. 328 pages. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear.

Autobiography written by Haskell before he was fifty/ rounded account of the making of an artist, and of the development and shaping of a constructive critic and a considerable force in the aesthetics of our time/ the picture of an age and an artistic “tour de force” in its chosen form/ Haskell, widely known as a writer on the ballet/ the creator of the term “Balletomania”/ Diaghilev and his circle in the early ‘twenties/ first director of Sadler’s Well School/ chapters on theory and teaching children/ jacket drawing from the bust of the author by Arthur Fleischmann/ other books by the author: “Waltzing Matilda”, “The Australians”, “The National Ballet”, “The Making of a Dancer”/ personal photographs.

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Haskell - In His True Centre - An Interim Autobiography.
Haskell – In His True Centre – An Interim Autobiography.

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