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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By digging into the mythology that surrounds the "golden afternoon" where Lewis Carroll created Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for "child-friend" Alice Liddell,...Prose shows the currents flowing between these remarkable people, dissecting the legends to reveal their messy human hearts.Read Full Review of The Lives of the Muses | See more reviews from Guardian
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