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Bourdelle and the Dance, Isadora and Nijinsky 1969
Bourdelle, Emile Antoine

Publisher: Arted (1969)
Hardcover
ISBN: B0007J4DUW

Table of Contents
Dance and Mirrors by Claude Aveline / Bourdelle and the Dance by Michel Dufet / Letters by Bourdelle and Duncan / Reproductions by Bourdelle

Review
112 drawings and sculptures of Isadora Duncan and Nijinsky by a French sculptor Emile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929) who is a pupil of Rodin. Bourdelle first sees Isadora in 1909. He says, "When Isadora Duncan danced before me thirty years of my life saw all the chief masterpieces of mankind suddenly spring to life, in her patterns formed from within by all the drive of her soul.".

Cf.
Emile Antoine Bourdelle 1, 2, 3 (1909), 4, 5
Musee Bourdelle
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Isadora Duncan 1928
Clara, Jose

Publisher: Rieder (1928)
ISBN: B0000DLCAJ
Language: French

Review
This book includes an introduction by Georges A. Denis and 72 drawings by Jose Clara.
500 copies were published.

Cf. Jose Clara's drawings: 1, 2,
3
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Isadora Duncan Sechs Bewegungs Studien 1906
Craig, Edward Gordon

Publisher: 1906
ISBN: B00089C1ZU

Review
Isadora's six movement drawings by Craig
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Isadora Duncan's End 1929
Desti, Mary

Publisher: Victor Gollancz, London
Hardcover: 351 pages
ISBN: B000891FZW
British Edition of The Untold Story
Texts are slightly differ from The Untold Story

Translation
Spanish: El Final de Isadora Duncan
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The Untold Story: The Life of Isadora Duncan, 1921-1927 (C)Horace Liveright,1929The Untold Story: The Life of Isadora Duncan, 1921-1927 1929
Desti, Mary

Publisher: Horace Liveright Inc. (1929)
Hardcover: 281 pages
ISBN: 1112881476 / 1299567169

Publisher: Da Capo Pr; (June 1, 1981)
Hardcover: 281 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 9.00 x 1.00 x 6.00
List Price: US$47.00

ISBN: 0306760444

The Untold Story: The Life of Isadora Duncan 1921 to 1927


Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Company; (April 2004)
Paperback: 328 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 9.00 x 0.73 x 6.00
List Price: US$30.95
ISBN: 1417912197

Table of Contents
Introduction / Isadora the Artist / How I Met Isadora (1901-2) / Our Visit to Bayreuth (1904) / Helgoland and Venice; My Departure for America (1905) / Death of Isadora's Children (1913) / War Time Experiences (1914) / Departure of Isadora and School from America During War / Isadora in Russia (1921) / Isadora's Meeting and Marriage to Yessenin (1922) / Isadora Shows Yessenin the World (1922) / Isadora returns from America; Yessenin Deported from France (1923) / Our Auto Trip to Germany (1923) / Mad Life in Berlin (1923) / Our Adventurous Return to Paris (1923) / Isadora and Yessenin Arrive in Moscow (1924) / Isadora Back in Berlin (1924) / Isadora Back in Paris and Yessenin's Death (1925) / I Join Isadora in Paris (1927) / Isadora Stranded in Deauville (1927) / Our Last Trip to Nice (1927) /The Famous Studio at Nice (1927) / Lohengrin (1927) / Isadora Meets Buggatti Again (1927) / Isadora's Death

Reviews
A casual writer Mary Desti (1871-1931) is one of Isadora's closest friends and one of the witnesses of her death. According to Desti, Isadora was writing her Russian and other experiences from 1921 on. However, two days before the tragic accident, Isadora said to Desti, "You know the rest of my life as well as I do. Write it yourself. I will not do another line (xi)." Desti describes their first encounter in Paris in 1901, the death of Isadora's children and the last years of Isadora's life from 1921 to her death in 1927 to finish Isadora's book.
Synopsis

Cf. Cynthia Harris plays the role of Mary Desti in the film Isadora (1968)
Mary Desti Collection on Isadora Duncan, 1901-1930
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In Isadora's Steps The Story of Isadora Duncan's School in Moscow, Told by her Favourite Pupil 2008 <New>
Dikovskaya, Lily

Publisher: Book Guild Publishing (Jan. 31, 2008)
Hardcover: 320 pages
List Price: UK’17.99
ISBN: 1846241863/978-1846241864

Table of Contents
Acknowledgement / Prologue, 1905-21 / The Duncan School: its First Year, 1921-2 / The Duncan School: at Home and Abroad, 1922-5 / Across Siberia to China, 1926-7 / The Death of Isadora and What Followed, 1927-8 / New York, New World, 1929 / Fance, Schubert, June-September 1929 / The Most Important Thing, 1929-30 / In Russia, in Love, 1930-3 / Life Opens Out, 1933-8 / The Absence of War, 1939-41 / Beyond the Steppes of Central Asia, 1941-5 / Leaving for Good, 1945-6 / A Passage to England, 1946 / Epilogue, 1946-2006 / Index

Review
The biography of Lily Dikovskaya (1913-), who used to be a pupil at Isadora Duncan State School, Moscow
Dikovskaya describes her life events, including lessons with Isadora and Irma Duncan and tours in Russia, China, Canada and USA as a member of Duncan Dancers.
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Exhortation a la Victoire : Choeur Tragique Pour Isadora Duncan 1916
Divoire, Fernand

Publisher: Jouve & Cie. (1916)
Language: French
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Isadora Duncan, Fille de Promethee 1919
Divoire, Fernand

Publisher: Editions Des Muses Francaises
Language: French

Review
Only 100 copies
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An Amazing Journey; Isadora Duncan in South America 1932
Dumesnil, Maurice

Publisher: I. Washburn (1932)
Hardcover: 311 pages; 9 illustrations
ISBN: B0006ALP5S
US Edition

Publisher:Jarrolds, London (1932)
Hardcover: 288 pages; 13 illustrations
British Edition

Table of Contents
Foreword/ Prelude-Paris, 1916 / Paris during the War / From Paris to New York / From New York to Buenos Ayres-June, 1916 /Buenos Ayres-July, 1916/ Montevideo-August, 1916 / En Route to Rio / Rio De Janeiro-August and September, 1916/ Ten Years Later-October, 1926 / Epilogue-September, 1927

Review
This book is based on the letters and memories of Maurice Dumesnil who went to South America with Isadora Duncan in 1916. He says, "The year 1916 was for her the turning-point," and his "chief aim has been to enable those who have never approached Isadora to gain an accurate conception and a mental vision of her personality - a queer personality which for years puzzled, and still puzzles, psychologists (Foreword)."
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Anna Duncan: I Isadoras Fotspar (Anna Duncan: In the Footsteps of Isadora) 1995
Duncan, Anna. Quinlan, Kathleen. Becke, Edwin Ver. Levien, Julia. Kisselgoff, Anna

ISBN: 9163037823
Language: English and Swedish

Table of Contents
Introduction / Kathleen Quilan: When I met Anna Duncan /Chronology / Anna Duncan: Early Childhood / Hedwig Muller: The Story of the Duncan School in Germany / Erik Naslund: When Isadora Came to Stockholm / Kathleen Quinlan: Abraham Walkowitz / Leif Wigh: Portrayer of Fashionable Paris / The Isadorables / Toby Quitslund: Arnold Genthe / Kathleen Quinlan: George Platt Lynes / Kathleen Quinlan: Nickolas Muray / Julia Levien: Remembering Anna Duncan (1894-1980) / Edwin Ver Becke: The True Story of Isadora / Anna Duncan: About Isadora / Anna Kisselgoff: Portrait of Dancer as Artist / Notes / About the Authors

Review
Doris Hering
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Isadora and Vanessa: Anna Duncan talks to Parker Tyler. Isadora and Lola : the tone of the time 1969
Duncan, Anna

Publisher: Ballet Review (1969)
ISBN: B0007HWIVA
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Die Elizabeth Duncan-Schule Marienhohe/ Darmstadt 1912
Duncan, Elizabeth

Publisher: Eugen Diederichs
Paperback: 72 pages
Language: German

Review
The school guidebook of Elizabeth Duncan School in Darmstadt, Germany. 6,000 copies were published.
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Duncan Dancer; An Autobiography 1966
Duncan, Irma.

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press (1966)
Hardcover: 352 pages
ISBN: B0006BNXFM

Publisher: Ayer Co Pub (June 1, 1980)
Hardcover
List Price: US$41.95
ISBN: 0836992881

Follow me; The Autobiography of Irma Duncan (Dance Perspectives 21&22) 1965

Publisher: Dance Perspectives, inc (1965)
Stapled

ISBN: B0006BMHEK

Table of Contents
Foreword
Part I., 1905-1913: Prelude / Follow Me / Dancer of the Future / The Greatest Thing in Life / European Tour / Sojourn at chateau Villegenis / Elizabeth Takes Over / Lesson in the Temple / You Must Be My Children
Part II, 1913-1921: Dionysion / Growing Up / Isadora Duncan Dancers / Demeter and Persephone / The School is Dead, Long Live the School
Part III, 1921-1933: Exile / Little Dividend / A Last Visit / Plough the Ground, Sow the Seed / If You Will Be Faithful / To China and Back / Return to Moscow / Finale / Curtain / The End and a New Beginning

Review
Irma Duncan (1897-1977), one of Isadorables and the adopted daughters of Isadora, describes her life. In 1905, Irma joins Isadora's first school in Gruenwald, Germany. Isadora allows her to teach children dance when she is 15 years old. She goes to many countries to perform with Isadora. In 1921, Irma goes to Russia to support Isadora's school. Irma gets married to Isadorafs secretary and the school manager Ilya Ilyich Schneider (1891-1980). Iram continues to teach in Moscow after Isadora leaves Russia for Germany to solve the school's financial problem at the end of Sept. 1924. After Irma divorces with Schneider, shegoes on the US and Canadian tour with her pupils from December 10, 1928 to Jan. 24, 1930. Irma decides to stay in USA to teach and perform Isadora's legacy. Irma opens Duncan Dance School in NYC and works with Anna Duncan. They teacht many of the third generation Duncan Dancers such as Mignon Garland, Julia Levien (1911-2006), Hortense Kooluris (Sept. 22, 1914- Feb. 8, 2007), etc. Irma gives her last public performance on Jan 25, 1934 at Madison Square Garden, NY after her marriage with Sherman Rogers.

In the Foreword, Irma says, "My life with Isadora Duncan dates from 1905, until her untimely end in 1927. This Period covers most of my own career as a dancer. During all these vital, creative years of working together, neither of us was able to leave some tangible result of our transient art. This book must therefore remain the sole, abiding record of my work in the world of the dance (xi)."
This work first appeared in Dance Perspectives 21& 22 in 1965.

Cf. New York Public Library has the Isadora Duncan Collection, donated by Irma.
Inventory of the Duncan, Irma, (1897-1977) Music Scores, ca. 1903-49
Guide to the Irma Duncan Papers, 1905-1977
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Isadora Duncan, Pioneer in the Art of Dance 1958
Duncan, Irma.

Publisher: New York Public Library (1958)
Stapled: 15 pages with 3 photographs of Isadora Duncan and 1 drawing by Jules Grand'jouan
ISBN: B0006AVMMY

Publisher: New York Public Library (1959)
Stapled: 15 pages
ISBN: B0007HT4VM

Review
As the eightieth anniversary of the birth of Isadora, Irma describes Isadora's activities from her official debut in 1900 to opening her first school in 1905. Finally, Irma says, "My long dance career has been devoted entirely to furthering the doctrine and ideals of Isadora Duncan, that remarkable woman and great American artist, who was not only my inspired teacher, but also my beloved foster mother (P.15)."
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Isadora Duncan's Russian Days & Her Last Years in France 1929
Duncan, Irma Macdougall, Allan Ross

Publisher: Covici Friede Inc. (1929)
Hardcover: 371 pages
List Price: US$3.95
ISBN: B0006AKKUE

Table of Contents
Acknowledgments / Foreword /Russia 1921-1922 / The American Tour 1922-1923 / Russia 1923-1924 / Berlin-Paris-Nice 1924-1927

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd, London (1929)
Hardcover: 384 pages

Review
Irma and an Isadora's ex-secretary Macdougall describe Isadora's life from Russian Days (1921-1922). In the beginning, they say, "We dedicate this book to the memory of Isadora Duncan and to the memory of her spiritual sisters Ellen Terry and Eleonora Duse." Some parts are from Isadora's speeches, letters, newspaper articles, and the drafts of her memoir "My Life" and unissued memoir "My Two Years in Bolshevik Russia."

Translation
Japanese: Zoku Waga Shougai Isadora Duncan
Cf. Quotations from
The Quotations from Isadora Duncan's Russian Days
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The Technique of Isadora Duncan 1937
Duncan, Irma

Publisher: Kamin (1937)
Hardcover: 35 pages
List Price: US$1.95
ISBN: B0006ANQ6Y

Paperback: Dance Horizons (1970)
Paperback: 35 pages
ISBN: 0871270285

Table of Contents
Foreword by Mary Fanton Roberts / Author's Introduction / Walking / Running / Skipping / Swingstep / Jumping / Arm Movements / Lying Down and Rising / Tanagra Figures / The Waltz / Twirling /The Polka / Gymnastics / General Rules

Review
Irma introduces Duncan Dance Exercises.
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As I Remember 1936
Genthe, Arnold

Publilsher: John Day/Reynal & Hitchcock (1936)
Hardcover: 290 pages

Publisher: Ayer Co Pub (June 1, 1979)
Hardcover: 290 pages
List Price: 35.95
ISBN: 0405096607

Table of Contents
Early Years in Germany / Jena and Berlin / Old Chinatown / My First Studio / San Grancisco / The Bohemian Club / Bohemian Friends / Carmel-By-The-Sea / Stars of The Opera / Earthquake and Fire /Sarah Bernhardt / Old Friends and New / Presidents and Financiers / Auctions, Art Dealers, Collectors / The Beauty of Women / Pavlowa, Isadora, Terry, Duse / The Dance / Scenes in America and Spain / Japan / Greece and Rhodes / Progress of Photography / I Have Never Been Bored / Index

Review
A friend of Isadora, Arnold Genthe (1869-1942) is a German-born American photographer. He recalls his life with his works.
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Isadora Duncan (Dance) 1929
Genthe, Arnold

Publisher: Ayer Co Pub (June 1, 1929)
Hardcover: 24 pages
ISBN: 0836993063

Cf. Genthe took Isadora's pictures from 1915 to 1923.
Arnold Genthe Collection: Isadora Duncan Dancers. & Isadora Duncan Dancers.- Performances. at The Library of Congress
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Isadora Duncan; Twenty-four Studies (C)Mitchell Kennerley, 1929 Isadora Duncan; Twenty-four Studies 1929
Genthe, Arnold

Publisher: Mitchell Kennerley (1929)
Hardcover:
ISBN: B0006AKK9U



Review
This photo album includes 24 pictures of Isadora, taken in NY from 1915-18 and the foreword by Max Eastman.
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The Book of the Dance 1916
Genthe, Arnold

Publisher: M. Kennerley (1916)
ISBN: B0006AHK02

Table of Contents
Foreword by Genthe / On With The Dance by Shaemas O Sheel / Isadora Duncan School / Maud Allan / Ruth St. Denis and Her School / Lady Constance Stewart Richardson / Lillian Emerson / Loie Fuller Dancer / The Morgan Dancers / Spanish Dancers / The Noyes School / Classic Dancers / Anna Pavlowa / The Biyar School / Eclectic Dancers
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Grandjouan dessine Duncan 2005
Grandjouan, Jules Rousier, Claire

Publisher: Centre national de la danse (April, 2005)
Paperback: 48 pages
List Price: EUR7.00
ISBN: 2914124260
Language: French

Reviews
Centre national de la danse held an exhibition "Isadora Duncan, Jules Gradjouan Gradjouan dessine Duncan" from April 8 to June 24, 2005. This is the exhibition catalog.
Review by Centre national de la danse

Cf. A French artist Jules Felix Grandjouan (1875-1968) first met Isadora in 1903 and became her friend. Grandjouan drew hundreds of Isadora.
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Les danses dLIsadora Duncan 1910
Lafitte, Jean Paul

Publisher: Mercure de France (1910)
Unknown Binding: 28 pages
Language: French
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Elsa Lanchester Herself 1983
Lanchester, Elsa Johnsen Karen [Ed.]

Publisher: St Martins Press (1983)
Hardcover: 327 pages
ISBN: 0312243766
Language: English

Publisher: Olympic Marketing Corporation (April 1984)
Paperback:
ISBN: 0312243774

Review
A British actress Elsa Lanchester (1902-1986) who was an Isadora's pupil in Paris tells her life.
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The Dance of Isadora Duncan; Pencil Studies from Life Made during Recitals in the Theatres of Paris from 1903 to 1927 1952
Lecomte, Valentine

Publisher: Printed by Raymond Duncan (1952)
ISBN: B0006AXKAQ

Review
Only 100 copies were published by Raymond Duncan.
Valentine Lecomte started sketching Isadora in 1903 and kept recording her dance until she died in 1927. This art book includes 47 pencil sketches.
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Duncan, She, Desmond. Beitrage zur Beurteilung und Geschichte der Nacktkultur 1908
Lennartz, Ernst

Language: German?
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Isadora; A Revolutionary in Art and Love 1960
Macdougall, Allan Ross

Publisher: Thomas Nelson (1960)
Hardcover: 296 pages
List Price: US$5.00
ISBN: B0006AW6FQ

Table of Contents
Preface / Part I: America 1878-1899 / Part II: Europe and America 1899-1914 / Part III: Europe-America-Europe 1914-1920 / Part IV: Russia-America-Russia 1921-1924 / Part V: Berlin-Paris-Nice 1924-1927 / Index

Review
Allan Ross Macdugall was a private secretary of Isadora Duncan from 1916 to 1917. He describes her chronological biography.
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Prechistenka 20: The Isadora Duncan School in Moscow (Dance Perspectives 64) 1975
Roslavleva, Natalia Petrovna

Publisher: Marcel Dekker, Inc. (1975)
Paperback: 48 pages
ISBN: B0006CNZJ0

Review
Natalia Rosalvleva, who used to be a pupil at Isadora Duncan School in Moscow, describes the history of the school.
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Isadora Duncan: The Russian Years 1968
Schneider, Iila I. David Magarshack [Translator]

Publisher: Macdonald & Co (1968)
Hardcover: 221 pages
ISBN: 0356024369
Language: English
First American Edition: Original text was written in Russian.

Publisher: Harcourt (June, 1969)
Hardcover
List Price: US$6.95
ISBN: 0151457409

Publisher: Da Capo Press (March 1, 1981)
Paperback: 221 pages
List Price: US$6.95
ISBN: 0306801426

Review
Schneider is a manager of Isadora during her Russian years. He describes her activity and love story with a Russian poet Sergei Essenin. He says that Isadora "tried to find some organic connection between art and life and the infusion of beauty into life (Da Capo Press: 7)"
Cf. Schneider kept running Isadora's Russian school until the closing in 1948.
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Dessins sur les danses d'Isadora Duncan Precedes de La Danseuse de Diane. Glose de Fernand Divoire 1910
Segonzac, Andre Dunoyer de

Publisher: A La Belle Edition (1910)
Paperback: 48 pages (21 dessins)

Review
Only 32 copies were published.
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XXX Dessins NUS - ISADORA DUNCAN - IDA RUBINSTEIN - BOXEURS 1913?
Segonzac, Andre Dunoyer de

Publisher:
Paperback: 36 pages (30 dessins)

Review
530 copies were published.
Including 12 Isadora's dessins.
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The Real Isadora (C)The Dial Press 1971The Real Isadora: The Life of Isadora Duncan/A Biography of Isadora Duncan 1971
Seroff, Victor Ilvitch

Publisher: Doubleday (August, 1971)
Hardcover
List Price: US$10.00
ISBN: 0803772572


The Real Isadora: The Life of Isadora Duncan (C)Avon Books, 1972 Publisher: Hutchinson (April 4, 1972)
Hardcover: 441pages
List Price: US$
ISBN: 0091102901

Publisher: Avon (1972)
Unknown Binding: 480 pages
ISBN: B0006VZXQY


Review
A close friend of Isadora, Victor Seroff describes a birth-to-death biography of Isadora Duncan.
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Isadora. Tanecni Obrozeni 1929
Siblik, Emanuel

Cf. Siblik is Czech dance critic and aesthetician.
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My Life in Art (C) Theater Arts Books 1974 Look Inside!My Life in Art 1924
Stanislavsky, Konstantin Mumjiev, Ivanov [Trans.]

Publisher: Little Brown, Boston / Geoffrey Bles, London (1924)
Hardcover:

Publisher: University Press of the Pacific (October 14, 2004)
Paperback: 512 pages
ISBN: 1410216926

My Life in Art (C) University Press of the Pacific 2004 Look Inside!Table of Contents
Preface to the First Russian Edition
Artistic Chidhood: Obstinacy / The Circus / Puppet Theatre / The Italian Opera / Pranks / Studies / The Maly Theatre / My Debut / Actors in Real Life / Music Dramatic School
Artistic Adolescence: The Alexeyev Circle / Rival / Interregnum
Artistic Youth: The Society of Art and Literature / First Season / A Happy Accident / Restraint / Two Steps Back Wards / When You Act an Evil Man, Look to See Where He Is Good / Characterization / New Perplexitties / The Meiningen Players / Trade Experience / First Experience as a Director / Personal Success / Lev Tolstoi / Success / Passion for Production Tasks / Experiments with Professional Actors / Othello / A Castle in Turin / The Sunken Bell / A Memorable Meeting / Preparing for the New Season / The Productions of the Moscow Art Theatre / The Line of the Fantastic / Symbolism and Impressionism / Intuition and Feeling / Chekhov's Arrival-Uncle Vanya / The Journey to the Crimea / The Three Sisters / The First Trip to Petersburg / Performing in the Provinces / Morozov and the New Theatre / The Social^Political Line / Maxim Gorky / The Lower Depths / The Line of Manners / The Costume Drama Line Instead of Intuition / The Cherry Orchard / The Studio on Povaraskaya / The First Foreign Tour
Artistic Maturity: The Discovery of Old Truths / The Drama of Life / Ilya Sats and Leopold Sulerzhitsky / Black Velvet / The Life of Man / A Visit to Maeterlinck / A Month in the Country / Duncan and Craig / Experimenting with MY "System" / The Art Theatre's First Studio / Cabbage Parties and "Chauve-Souris" / The Voice / Revolution / Catastrophe / Cain / The Opera Studio / Departure and Return / Results and the Future/ Appendix / Notes / Name Index

Reviews
An autobiography of the Great Russian theatrical director Konstantin Sergeeyvich Stanislavsky (1863-1938). In this book, first published in 1924, Stanislavsky tells his early life and thought as an actor and a director. He also describes Isadora Duncan and Gordon Craig as great talents of the time.
Editorial Reviews
Search Inside! Please type to "Duncan" to read about her in this book.

Cf. Isadora met Stanislavsky in Moscow in 1908. In My Life, she quoted from this book.
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A Life in Photography 1963
Steichen, Edward

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc/ W.H. Allen & Company (1963)
Hardcover: 253 pages

Table of Contents
Milwaukee: Appenticeship in Painting and Photography / Europe: A New World Opens Up / New York: Stieglitz and the Photo-Secession / Introducing Modern Art to America / World War I and Voulangis / To Greece with the Duncan Isadorables / Fashion Photography and Fabric Designs / The Theater: Photographing the Reality Behind the Make-Believe / Introducing Naturalism into Advertising /On Portraits and Portraiture / New York, Conneticut and Mexico / World War II: Adventures in the Pacific / The Museum of Modern Art and "The Family of Man" / The Shad-Blow Tree / Freedom and the Artist / Biographical Outline and Picture Credits

Review
The biography of a photographer Edward Steichen (1879-1973) including his works.
The Front Cover

Cf. The works of
Edward J. Steichen 1(1910), 2(1913), 3(1920), 4(1920)
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Isadora / Isadora Duncan: An Intimate Portrait 1928
Stokes, Sewell

Publisher: Brentano (1928)
Hardcover: 208 pages

Publisher: Panther (January 1968)
Paperback: 143 pages
ISBN: 0586026207

Isadora Duncan: An Intimate Portrait (C)Kessinger PublishingPublisher: Kessinger Publishing; (March 1, 2003)
Paperback: 236 pages; Dimensions (in inches): 0.50 x 11.16 x 8.30
List Price: US$26.95
ISBN: 0766144038


Reviews
A British Sewell Stokes (1902-1979) who became a close friend of Isadora during the last year of her life describes her portrait. In the end of this book, Stokes says that Isadora "will have forgotten then what she said to me shortly before her death, when she seemed to have no friends: "Why do they always wait till one is dead to send the flowers?(Kessinger Publishing: P206)" Stokes finished writing this book in October 1927, and it was first published in 1928.
Book Description
Seach Inside!

Translation
Japanese: Hadashi no Isadora

Cf. This book is the original work of Isadora's films: "Isadora Duncan, the Biggest Dancer in the World (1966)" and "Isadora/ The Loves of Isadora (1968)." Please check the Video section of this site for those details.
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Isadora Duncan in Her Dances 1945
Walkowitz, Abraham

Publisher: Haldeman-Julius Publications (1945)
Paperback: 32 pages
ISBN: B0006AQS46

Publisher: Haldeman-Julius Publications (1950)
Paperback: 32 pages
ISBN: B0007EC5MK

Table of Contents
Biography of Abraham Walkowitz / Isadora, The Artist Daughter of Prometheus by Marie Theresa Duncan / An Appreciation by Carl Van Vechten / Isadora, Prophet of the Dance by Arnold Genthe / Remembering Isadora by Mary Fanton Roberts / The Quality of Isadora's Art by Shaemas O'Sheel / Drawings by Abraham Walkowitz / Drawings Against War and Fascism by Konrad Bercovici

Review
Abraham Walkowitz (1878/80-1965) is a Russian-American Artist. He met Isadora in 1906 and drew more than three thousands drawings of Isadora through 20 years. This book includes some essays and criticisms about Isadora's and Walkowitz's Arts and hundreds his drawings. In the first page, Isadora says, "Walkowitz, you have written my biography in lines without words. I can pass on (1)."

Cf. Abraham Walkowitz 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22
Abraham Walkowitz: Biography,
Oral History Iinterview with Abraham Walkowitz
Line Dance: Abraham Walkowitz's Drawings of Isadora Duncan (University Gallery/University of Delaware: 2000)
Isadora Duncan in Her Dances at AbeBooks
Isadora Duncan in Her Dances at Alibris - Books You Thought You'd Never Find




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