Collaborative Circles: Friendship Dynamics and Creative Work / Edition 1

Collaborative Circles: Friendship Dynamics and Creative Work / Edition 1

by Michael P. Farrell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0226238679

ISBN-13: 9780226238678

Pub. Date: 09/15/2003

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Many artists, writers, and other creative people do their best work when collaborating within a circle of like-minded friends. In a unique study, Michael P. Farrell looks at the group dynamics in six collaborative circles, and gives vivid narrative accounts of each: the French Impressionists; Sigmund Freud and his friends; C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, and the

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Many artists, writers, and other creative people do their best work when collaborating within a circle of like-minded friends. In a unique study, Michael P. Farrell looks at the group dynamics in six collaborative circles, and gives vivid narrative accounts of each: the French Impressionists; Sigmund Freud and his friends; C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, and the Inklings; social reformers Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony; the Fugitive poets; and the writers Joseph Conrad and Ford Maddox Ford.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226238678
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
09/15/2003
Edition description:
1
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. Collaborative Circles and Creative Work

2. The Life Course of a Collaborative Circle:
The French Impressionists

3. Voices in the Circle
The Fugitive Poets in the Formation,
Rebellion, and Quest Stages

4. Creative Work in Collaborative Pairs:
Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford,
and the Rye Circle

5. Instrumental Intimacy in a Collaborative Pair:
Sigmund Freud, Wilhelm Fleiss,
and the Early Psychoanalytic Circle

6. Two Sticks of a Drum:
Elizabeth Cady Stranton, Susan B. Anthony,
and the Circle of Ultras

7. Toward a Theory of Collaborative Circles

References
Index

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