Creators on Creating: Awakening and Cultivating the Imaginative Mind (New Consciousness Reader)

Creators on Creating: Awakening and Cultivating the Imaginative Mind (New Consciousness Reader)

Book Title: Creators on Creating: Awakening and Cultivating the Imaginative Mind (New Consciousness Reader)

Publisher: TarcherPerigee

ISBN: 0874778549


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Creators on Creating: Awakening and Cultivating the Imaginative Mind (New Consciousness Reader)

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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.
  • Introduction /​ Frank Barron
  • 1. Why Don't You Try to Write? /​ Henry Miller
  • 2. Miscellany /​ Federico Fellini
  • 3. The Interviewer /​ Pamela Travers
  • 4. The Process Is the Purpose /​ Anna Halprin
  • 5. The Name and Nature of Poetry /​ A. E. Housman
  • 6. Letters to Merline /​ Rainer Maria Rilke
  • 7. Lost in the Woods /​ Cathy Johnson
  • 8. The Dignified Professor /​ Richard Feynman
  • 9. The Screwdriver /​ Kary Mullis
  • 10. Living in the Medium /​ J. G. Bennett
  • 11. The Symbolism of Poetry /​ William Butler Yeats
  • 12. Heaven and Earth in Jest /​ Annie Dillard
  • 13. The Genesis of Frankenstein /​ Mary Shelley
  • 14. First Years /​ Carl G. Jung
  • 15. Visibility /​ Italo Calvino
  • 16. The Order of Things /​ Michel Foucault
  • 17. The Plunge into Colour /​ Marion Milner
  • 18. Evening over Sussex: Reflections in a Motor Car /​ Virginia Woolf
  • 19. Edge of Taos Desert /​ Mabel Dodge Luhan
  • 20. The Shape of Music /​ Maurice Sendak.
  • 21. A Life in the Day of Maya Angelou /​ Maya Angelou
  • 22. The Magic Lantern /​ Ingmar Bergman
  • 23. The Second Line /​ Sidney Bechet
  • 24. Is It a Fiction That Playwrights Create Alone? /​ Tony Kushner
  • 25. Odyssey /​ Irving Oyle
  • 26. The Magic of Words /​ N. Scott Momaday
  • 27. Why World Music? /​ Brian Eno
  • 28. How to Manage an Advertising Agency /​ David Ogilvy
  • 29. Anatomy /​ Leonardo da Vinci
  • 30. Composing a Symphony /​ Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
  • 31. The Genesis of Orpheus /​ Muriel Rukeyser
  • 32. Poetics of Music /​ Igor Stravinsky
  • 33. All About Music /​ Frank Zappa
  • 34. Zen in the Art of Archery /​ Eugen Herrigel
  • 35. The Mother Cry of Creation /​ Isadora Duncan
  • 36. License for Madness /​ Karen Finley
  • 37. Lessons from the Past /​ Laurence Olivier
  • 38. Creation Myth /​ Mat Callahan
  • 39. The Fisherwoman's Daughter /​ Ursula K. Le Guin.