The Demon and the Angel: Searching for the Source of Artistic Inspiration

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Title: The Demon and the Angel( Searching for the Source of Artistic Inspiration) <>Binding: Paperback <>Author: EdwardHirsch <>Publisher: MarinerBooks

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PRAISE FOR "THE DEMON AND THE ANGEL"
"Unique, exhilarating, and virtuosic."--"Booklist"
PRAISE FOR" HOW TO READ A POEM"
"A lovely book, full of joy and wisdom."--"The Baltimore Sun"
"A wise, exhilarating book; Edward Hirsch is the most endearing of guides to the ecstasies of reading poetry."--"Susan Sontag"
PRAISE FOR "THE DEMON AND THE ANGEL"

"Unique, exhilarating, and virtuosic."--"Booklist"

PRAISE FOR" HOW TO READ A POEM"

"A lovely book, full of joy and wisdom."--"The Baltimore Sun"

"A wise, exhilarating book; Edward Hirsch is the most endearing of guides to the ecstasies of reading poetry."--"Susan Sontag"
PRAISE FOR"THE DEMON AND THE ANGEL"

"Unique, exhilarating, and virtuosic."--"Booklist"

PRAISE FOR"HOW TO READ A POEM"

"A lovely book, full of joy and wisdom."--"The Baltimore Sun"

"A wise, exhilarating book; Edward Hirsch is the most endearing of guides to the ecstasies of reading poetry."--"Susan Sontag"
PRAISE FOR THE DEMON AND THE ANGEL
"Unique, exhilarating, and virtuosic."--Booklist
PRAISE FOR HOW TO READ A POEM
"A lovely book, full of joy and wisdom."--The Baltimore Sun
"A wise, exhilarating book; Edward Hirsch is the most endearing of guides to the ecstasies of reading poetry."--Susan Sontag
PRAISE FOR THE DEMON AND THE ANGEL

"Unique, exhilarating, and virtuosic."--Booklist

PRAISE FOR HOW TO READ A POEM

"A lovely book, full of joy and wisdom."--The Baltimore Sun

"A wise, exhilarating book; Edward Hirsch is the most endearing of guides to the ecstasies of reading poetry."--Susan Sontag

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Paul Klee * Robert Johnson * Billie Holiday * T.S. Eliot * Wallace Stevens * Baudelaire * Herman Melville * Rainer Maria Rilke * Rimbaud * Sylvia Plath * Jackson Pollock * Ella Fitzgerald * Ezra Pound * W.B. YeatsA work of art, whether a painting, a dance, a poem, or a jazz composition, can be admired in its own right. But how does the artist actually create his or her work? What is the source of an artist's inspiration? What is the force that impels the artist to set down a vision that becomes art?
In this groundbreaking book, poet and critic Edward Hirsch explores the concept of duende, the mysterious, highly potent power of creativity that results in a work of art. From Federico Garcia Lorca's wrestling with darkness as he discovered the fountain of words within himself to Martha Graham's creation of her most emotional dances, from the canvases of Robert Motherwell to William Blake's celestial visions, Hirsch taps into the artistic imagination and explains, in terms illuminating and emotional, how different artists respond to the power and demonic energy of creative impulse. Hirsch's passionate exploration of the creative process is an inspiration in itself.
"Unique, exhilarating, and virtuosic. . . . [Hirsch] is able to articulate the seemingly ineffable through brilliant critical analyses and empathic insights into artists' lives. . . . Hirsch himself is imbued with the soulful spirit he celebrates, and its 'dark radiance' shimmers in every inspired page." --Donna Seaman, Booklist
Edward Hirsch is the author of many books, including five books of poetry. He also writes a weekly poetry column for the Washington Post Book World. He has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, the National Book Critics Circle award, the Prix de Rome, and a MacArthur Fellowship. He is president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and lives in New York City.
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