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Lives of the Muses Nine Women and the Artists They Inspired

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ISBN-10: 0060555254

ISBN-13: 9780060555252

Edition: 2005

Authors: Francine Prose

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All loved, and were loved by, their artists, and inspired them with an intensity of emotion akin to Eros. In a brilliant, wry, and provocative book, National Book Award finalist Francine Prose explores the complex relationship between the artist and his muse. In so doing, she illuminates with great sensitivity and intelligence the elusive emotional wellsprings of the creative process.
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Book details

List price: $13.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/7/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Francine Prose was born on April 1, 1947. She graduated from Radcliffe College in 1968. She received the PEN Translation Prize in 1988 and received a Guggenheim fellowship in 1991. Francine Prose novel The Glorious Ones, has been adapted into a musical with the same title by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. It ran at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center in New York City in the fall of 2007. Prose has served as president of PEN American Center, a New York City based literary society of writers, editors, and translators that works to advance literature in 2007 and 2008. Prose novel, Blue Angel, a satire about sexual harassment on college campuses, was a finalist for the National…