The Creative Process: A Symposium
University of California Press, 1952 - Art - 259 pages
"Art is a kind of innate drive that seizes a human being and makes him its instrument. To perform this difficult office it is sometimes necessary for him to sacrifice happiness and everything that makes life worth living for the ordinary human being."--Carl G. Jung
"I began in absolute chaos and darkness, in a bog or swamp of ideas and emotions and experiences. Even now I do not consider myself a writer, in the ordinary sense of the word. I am a man telling the story of his life, a process which appears more and more inexhaustible as I go on. . . . It is a turning inside out, a voyaging through X dimensions, with the result that somewhere along the way one discovers that what one has to tell is not nearly so important as the telling itself."--Henry Miller
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Review: The Creative Process: Reflections on Invention in the Arts and SciencesUser Review - Goodreads
I cannot imagine a "writer" failing to get something out of this book. It's a collection of essays and not all of them are about writing. Some are about the visual arts! One is a letter by Albert ...
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Material gathered for a symposium on the creative process. Articles by 38 "brilliant men and women".
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John Dry den
first lesson Paul Valery
William Butler Yeats
LETTER TO WARNER TAYLOR Uewelyn PowyS I
Katherine Anne Porter
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