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Creators on Creating (New Consciousness Reader)

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This inspiring treasury of writings uncovers the essence of creativity. Some of the world's most notable creators (filmmakers, artists, writers, and others) discuss their interaction with this ability, how it has transformed their lives, how to foster it and harness its power, and the responsibilities that come with it.

Synopsis:

This collection of over three dozen essays ponders the essence of creativity. Includes selections from Henry Miller, Federico Fellini, Rainer Maria Rilke, Isadora Duncan, Frank Zappa, and Mary Shelley. A New Consciousness Reader.

Table of Contents

Creators on Creating Introduction by Frank Barron

Part I: The Uncovered Heart

1. Henry Miller / Why Don't You Try to Write?

2. Federico Fellini / Miscellany

3. Pamela Travers / The Interviewer

4. Anna Halprin / The Process Is the Purpose

5. A. E. Housman / The Name and Nature of Poetry

6. Rainer Maria Rilke / Letters to Merline

Part II: The Opened Mind

7. Cathy Johnson / Lost in the Woods

8. Richard Feynman / The Dignified Professor

9. Kary Mullis / The Screwdriver

10. J. G. Bennett / Living in the Medium

11. William Butler Yeats / The Symbolism of Poetry

12. Annie Dillard / Heaven and Earth in Jest

Part III: The Web Of Imagination

13. Mary Shelley / The Genesis of Frankenstein

14. Carl G. Jung / First Years

15. Italo Calvino / Visibility

16. Michel Foucault / The Order of Things

17. Marion Milner / The Plunge into Colour

18. Virginia Woolf / Evening over Sussex: Reflections in a Motor Car

19. Mabel Dodge Luhan / Edge of Taos Desert

Part IV: The Creative Ecology

20. Maurice Sendak / The Shape of Music

21. Maya Angelou / A Life in the Day of Maya Angelou

22. Ingmar Bergman / The Magic Lantern

23. Sidney Bechet / The Second Line

24. Tony Kushner / Is It a Fiction That Playwrights Create Alone?

25. Irving Oyle / Odyssey

26. N. Scott Momaday / The Magic of Words

27. Brian Eno / Why World Music?

Part V: The Dedication to Mastery

28. David Ogilvy / How to Manage an Advertising Agency

29. Leonardo da Vinci / Anatomy

30. Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky / Composing a Symphony

31. Muriel Rukeyser / The Genesis of Orpheus

32. Igor Stravinsky / Poetics of Music

33. Frank Zappa / All About Music

34. Eugen Herrigel / Zen in the Art of Archery

Part IV: The Courage to Go Naked

35. Isadora Duncan / The Mother Cry of Creation

36. Karen Finley / License for Madness

37. Laurence Olivier / Lessons from the Past

38. Mat Callahan / Creation Myth

39. Ursula K. Le Guin / The Fisherwoman's Daughter

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ISBN:
9780874778540
Editor:
Barron, Frank
Editor:
Montuori, Alfonso
Editor:
Barron, Anthea
Editor:
Barron, Frank
Editor:
Montuori, Alfonso
Author:
Barron, Frank
Editor:
Barron, Anthea
Publisher:
Tarcher
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Creation
Subject:
Creative Ability
Subject:
Creation (literary, artistic, etc.)
Subject:
Creativity
Subject:
Psychology : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
New consciousness reader
Series Volume:
111082
Publication Date:
19970431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.14x6.00x.67 in. .67 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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