Coverart for item
The Resource Daily rituals : how artists work, Mason Currey

Daily rituals : how artists work, Mason Currey

Label
Daily rituals : how artists work
Title
Daily rituals : how artists work
Statement of responsibility
Mason Currey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "How artists work, how they ritualize their days with the comforting (mundane) details of their lives: their daily routines, fears, dreams, naps, eating habits, and other prescribed, finely calibrated "subtle maneuvers" that help them use time, summon up willpower, exercise self-discipline and keep themselves afloat with optimism. Artists considering how they work--in letters, diaries, interviews, beguilingly compiled and edited by Mason Currey. Portraits that inspire, amuse, and delight and that reveal the profound fusion of discipline and dissipation through which the artistic temperament is allowed to evolve, recharge, emerge. From Beethoven and Kafka to George Sand, Picasso, Woody Allen and Agatha Christie; from Leo Tolstoy and Henry James to Charles Dickens and John Updike, here are writers, composers, painters, choreographers, playwrights, philosophers, caricaturists, comedians, poets, sculptors, and scientists on how they create (and avoid creating) their creations. A Sampling of Daily Rituals Charles Dickens Dickens's eldest son recalled that, "no city clerk was ever more methodical or orderly than he; no humdrum, monotonous, conventional task could ever have been discharged with more punctuality or with more business-like regularity than he gave to the work of his imagination and fancy." Dickens rose at 7:00, had breakfast at 8:00, and was in his study by 9:00. He stayed there until 2:00, taking a brief break for lunch with his family, during which he often seemed to be in a trance, eating mechanically and barely speaking a word before hurrying back to his desk. On an ordinary day he could complete about two thousand words, but during a flight of imagination he sometimes managed twice that amount. Maya Angelou I keep a hotel room in which I do my work--a tiny, mean room with just a bed and, sometimes, if I can find it, a face basin. I keep a dictionary, a Bible, a deck of cards, and a bottle of sherry in the room ..."--
  • "How artists work, how they ritualize their days with the comforting (mundane) details of their lives: their daily routines, fears, dreams, naps, eating habits, and other prescribed, finely calibrated "subtle maneuvers""--
Related Authorities
  • i6DnAGEtm08
  • ayoZvgP4FQk
  • F4Ne-D2Ltlo
  • ayoZvgP4FQk
  • CucaAba3nAM
  • 2g-t-kdWd_Y
  • eRoyUoWoNzY
  • dg_0SCkb1N0
  • xaJNHI0Q2u4
  • Nh1bFJaGLgY
  • jDFIpCBGxic
Related Subjects
  • 3EWtZ4HN_Eo
  • j0lc3kb0KPg
  • odsNfo6RrDQ
  • s3vyyFYEUFg
  • vOsqQkhCIVA
  • SRMtNF8HFRo
  • LtGZkiv4Bjw
Related by recommendation
  • 6pwuQQ1kXuE
  • iDHzm-NSZik
  • 4zF6YEanZ2w
  • tofw23XuMf4
  • CH5TtQY_jP4
  • X0eQsPoFkAk
  • nBK-y3tgw70
  • JzaFQE_cSlA
  • cTTq9xP39eA
  • xdlJl0uUDCs
  • CQSww86UXKM
  • WoXqzy77-gc
  • G1OxpNhqsxo
  • tz1VBpNANhw
  • vIMmZ_ub6tg
  • aSWcjIXweEM
  • q0cyCadGPss
  • pSlyOMB9z2k
  • mInmDoSd1-E
  • Mxuj5tEvs3Y
  • jEyW6LFEv0w
  • aPlJ34t2yM0
  • yWL6aePJJAo
  • PCaQQNIrglE
  • dMW9F8O-NF4
  • 1YtAFFWXFFI
  • bB7QANVeybc
Title
Daily rituals
Creator
Summary
"How artists work, how they ritualize their days with the comforting (mundane) details of their lives: their daily routines, fears, dreams, naps, eating habits, and other prescribed, finely calibrated "subtle maneuvers""--
Subject
Genre
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10187489
Cataloging source
B@L
Dewey number
700.92/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
NX165
LC item number
.C87 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how artists work
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleRemainder
how artists work
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Mason Currey
Daily rituals : how artists work, Mason Currey
Label
Daily rituals : how artists work, Mason Currey
Publication
Related Contributor
Related Location
Related Agents
Related Authorities
Related Subjects
Control code
ocn845342109
http://library.link/vocab/cover_art
http://contentcafe2.btol.com/ContentCafe/Jacket.aspx?UserID=EBSDVR53400&Password=CC19341&Return=1&Type=M&Value=9780307273604&erroroverride=1
Dimensions
20 cm
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
{'DOVER': 'https://librarycatalog.dover.nh.gov/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=188551'}
Extent
xviii, 278 pages
Isbn
9780307273604
Lccn
2012036279
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)845342109

Library Locations

    • Main LibraryBorrow it
      73 Locust St, Dover, NH, 03820, USA
      43.19289 -70.876331
Processing Feedback ...