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Creation : artists, gods and origins

Author: Peter Conrad
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2007.
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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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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Conrad, Peter, 1948-
New York : Thames & Hudson, 2007
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Conrad
ISBN: 9780500513569 0500513562
OCLC Number: 144596222
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 592 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Meetings with the maker --
In the beginnings --
Out of the chasm --
Cubing the egg --
In verbo --
The supreme artisan --
Another God --
The great work --
Our own unmaking --
Author of himself --
To create more worlds --
Uncreating words --
Nature caught in the act --
Jehovah, Jupiter, Fu and Brahma --
Sky stories --
Protoplasts --
The God of steam --
Go forth and multiply --
Pangenesis --
New Eve, old Adam --
Begetter and bearer --
Deicide --
Out of the canyon --
The first artists --
Prime movers --
Creatures of prometheus --
God's finger, man's hand --
Let there be sound --
Children of chaos --
Psychogenesis --
Creating the creation --
World-building --
The bright destroyer.
Other Titles: Artists, gods and origins
Responsibility: Peter Conrad.


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