Muses: Revealing the Nature of Inspiration by Julia Forster

Muses: Revealing the Nature of Inspiration

Julia Forster
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  • ISBN
    9781904048718 / 1904048714
  • Title Muses: Revealing the Nature of Inspiration
  • Author Julia Forster
  • Category Theory Of Art
  • Format
  • Year 2007
  • Pages 160
  • Publisher
    Oldcastle Books
  • Imprint Pocket Essentials
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 129mm x 20mm x 195mm


Muses have fascinated for millennia, yet seldom receive as much exposure as the artistic geniuses they inspire. New science places much emphasis on the role of the observer as the catalyst or creator of reality, offering here a fresh perspective on what happened when Lewis Carroll played with Alice Liddell, when Rainer Maria Rilke dreamt of Lou Andreas Salome, or when John Lennon wrote for his one and only Yoko Ono. An interconnected, quantum view of the world is used to explain the magic of muses, and can also be used to channel inspiration more prominently into everyday life. Featuring a bite-sized chronology of muses from ancient Greece to the 21st century, and exploding the myth that muses are always women, the book finishes with a scientific look at the future of inspiration.

Publisher Description

insight into the process by which a muse inspires.

Author Biography

Julia Forster writes fiction and poetry by night. By day she works as a freelance Thought Pilot (a job title she made up) consulting on creative processes using imagination, inspiration and intuition. She lives in London and dreams of living by the sea.

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Muses: Revealing the Nature of Inspiration