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Creation : artists, gods and origins

Author: Peter Conrad
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Throughout history artists, writers and musicians - 'creative' people - have tried to outdo God or the Gods in the acts of creation. This book traces the different concepts of creation in Western  Read more...

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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Conrad
ISBN: 9780500513569 0500513562
OCLC Number: 749827723
Description: 592 s. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction; 1. Meetings with the Maker; 2. In the Beginnings; 3. Out of the Chasm; 4. Cubing the Egg; 5. In Verbo; 6. The Supreme Artisan; 7. Another God; 8. The Great Work; 9. Our Own Unmaking; 10. Author of Himself; 11. To Create More Worlds; 12. Uncreating Words; 13. Nature Caught in the Act; 14. Jehovah, Jupiter, Fu and Brahma; 15. Sky Stories; 16. Protoplasts; 17. The God of Steam; 18. Go Forth and Multiply; 19. Pangenesis; 20. New Eve, Old Adam; 21. Begetter and Bearer; 22. Deicide; 23. Out of the Canyon; 24. The First Artists; 25. Prime Movers; 26. Creatures of Prometheus; 27. God's Finger, Man's Hand; 28. Let There Be Sound; 29. Sons of Chaos; 30. Psychogenesis; 31. Creating the Creation; 32. World-Building; 33. The Bright Destroyer.
Responsibility: Peter Conrad.

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