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Creators : From Chaucer and Durer to Picasso and Disney (P.S.) - 06 edition

Creators : From Chaucer and Durer to Picasso and Disney (P.S.) (ISBN10: 0060930462; ISBN13: 9780060930462)
ISBN13: 978-0060930462
ISBN10: 0060930462

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0060191436
ISBN10: 0060191430

Summary: Kingsley Amis described Paul Johnson's Intellectuals as ?a valuable and entertaining Rogues' Gallery of Adventures of the Mind.' Now the celebrated journalist and historian offers Creators, a companion volume of essays that examines a host of outstanding and prolific creative spirits. Here are Disney, Picasso, Bach, and Shakespeare; Austen, Twain, and T. S. Eliot; and Durer, Hokusai, Pugin, and Viollet-le-Duc, among many others. Paul Johnson believes that creation cannot be satisfact
orily analyzed, but it can be illustrated to bring out its salient characteristics. That is the purpose of this instructive and witty book.
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Summary: Kingsley Amis described Paul Johnson's Intellectuals as ?a valuable and entertaining Rogues' Gallery of Adventures of the Mind.' Now the celebrated journalist and historian offers Creators, a companion volume of essays that examines a host of outstanding and prolific creative spirits. Here are Disney, Picasso, Bach, and Shakespeare; Austen, Twain, and T. S. Eliot; and Durer, Hokusai, Pugin, and Viollet-le-Duc, among many others. Paul Johnson believes that creation cannot be satisfactorily analyzed, but it can be illustrated to bring out its salient characteristics. That is the purpose of this instructive and witty book. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 06
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Harpercollins College Division
Year Published: 2006
International: No



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