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The Lives of the Muses


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Description: The Lives of the Muses:

  • An exploration of the complex relationship between artists and their muses profiles nine women, including Alice Liddell, who inspired Lewis Carroll; ballerina Suzanne Farrell, for her impact on George Ballanchine; and Yoko Ono and John Lennon.
  • Paperback
  • 448 pages

Measurements: 5¼" x 8"

Care: Wipe with a dry cloth

Published: October 7, 2003

Official book description:

All loved, and were loved by, their artists, and inspired them with an intensity of emotion akin to Eros. In a brilliant, wry, and provocative book, National Book Award finalist Francine Prose explores the complex relationship between the artist and his muse. In so doing, she illuminates with great sensitivity and intelligence the elusive emotional wellsprings of the creative process.

Material: Paperback

Brand: HarperCollins

Origin: United States