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The Diary of Vaslav Nijinsky by Vaslav Nijinsky

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Long censored for its scandalous content, “The Diary” offers a tantalizing peek into the passionate and tumultuous inner world of the legendary ballet dancer, revealing the raw intensity of his desires and the fragile line between artistic genius and carnal obsession.

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In the clandestine recesses of artistic intrigue, lies “The Diary of Vaslav Nijinsky,” a provocative testament to the tumultuous passions and forbidden desires that coursed through the veins of the legendary ballet dancer. Concealed from prying eyes for decades due to its scandalous content, this suppressed manuscript offers a tantalizing glimpse into the innermost thoughts and desires of a man consumed by the flames of artistic genius and carnal obsession.

Within the pages of Nijinsky’s clandestine diary, the reader is ushered into a world of unbridled passion and taboo desires, where the boundaries between art and erotica blur in a heady whirlwind of sensation. Here, amidst the fevered confessions of a tormented soul, Nijinsky lays bare the raw intensity of his desires, unapologetically exploring the depths of his darkest fantasies and most clandestine encounters.

As the reader delves deeper into the labyrinthine corridors of Nijinsky’s psyche, they are swept away by a torrent of visceral emotion and unbridled lust, as he grapples with the dizzying heights of artistic acclaim and the depths of sexual abandon. Each entry, a tantalizing glimpse into the inner workings of a mind teetering on the brink of madness, pulses with a primal energy that ignites the senses and quickens the pulse.

Yet, amidst the salacious revelations and scandalous encounters that populate the pages of Nijinsky’s diary, there lies a poignant undercurrent of vulnerability and longing, as he wrestles with the demons of his own desires and the constraints of society’s expectations. Through his unflinching candor and unabashed confessionals, Nijinsky invites the reader to witness the unraveling of a soul consumed by passion, as he dances on the razor’s edge between ecstasy and despair.

In “The Diary of Vaslav Nijinsky,” censored for its scandalous content, lies a forbidden treasure trove of erotic intrigue and artistic revelation—a testament to the enduring allure of the human spirit and the unquenchable thirst for transcendence in the throes of passion.

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Weight0.6 kg

The Diary of Vaslav Nijinsky


University of Illinois Press


Vaslav Nijinsky

Book binding


Release date

16 Oct 2006



ISBN/EAN        9780252073625