The Spirit of the Muse

The Spirit of the Muse

Conversation on the Journeys of Artists

Book - 2011
Rate this:
The Spirit of the Muse is an illuminating series of intimate conversations with some of the greatest contemporary classical performers, artists and writers. Presented in this unique collection are rare insights into the creative process and responses to questions such as: Does great personal suffering help produce great art? What are the internal processes that precede the surrender to the moment(s) of creativity? How does one balance the imperatives of structure with spontaneity? What is the role of an audience for an artist? How does he or she respond to critics and criticism? Is it useful to be a "good" human being to be a "good" artist? Does the creation of an enduring work of art compensate for a fear of mortality? Ranged in the book are musicians such as Pandit Ravi Shankar and Yehudi Menuhin together, Zubin Mehta and L. Subramaniam; painters Satish Gujral and Anjolie Ela Menon; sculptors Amarnath Sehgal and K. S. Radhakrishnan; dancers Leela Samson and Mrinalini Sarabhai; filmmakers Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Mrinal Sen; playwright Habib Tanvir; poet Gulzar; and writers Mahasweta Devi and Indira Goswami.
Publisher: [United States] : Hay House Publishing : Made available through hoopla, 2011.
ISBN: 9789381398173
9381398178
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital
Alternative Title: Muse

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at APL.

Try searching for The Spirit of the Muse to see if APL owns related versions of the work.


Suggest for Purchase

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top