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Creativity And Disease: How Illness Affects Literature, Art, And Music Philip Sandblom

Creativity And Disease: How Illness Affects Literature, Art, And Music

Philip Sandblom

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ISBN : 9780714529400
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224 pages
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In this ground-breaking study on the life and work of some of our greatest artists, Dr. Philip Sandblom explores the intriguing connections between illness, art and creativity, arguing that sickness can become the very stuff of art itself. Dr.MoreIn this ground-breaking study on the life and work of some of our greatest artists, Dr. Philip Sandblom explores the intriguing connections between illness, art and creativity, arguing that sickness can become the very stuff of art itself. Dr. Sandblom inquires into the ways in which specific ailments inform and influence the creative personality and discusses the effects of mental illness, drug addiction and severe pain.