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Author Press, Carol M., author

Title The dancing self : creativity, modern dance, self psychology and transformative education / Carol M. Press
Published Cresskill, N.J. : Hampton Press, [2002]
Cresskill, N.J. : Hampton Press Inc., [2002]


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Description xvii, 249 pages ; 24 cm
Series Perspectives on creativity
Perspectives on creativity.
Contents Foreword / Miriam Roskin Berger -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Modern Dance, Sense of Self, and One's Surrounding World -- 3. Self Psychology -- 4. Creativity, Self Psychology and the Modern Dance Choreographer -- 5. Paul Taylor: A Case Study -- 6. Creativity and Transformation: The Heart of Education
Summary This book employs psychoanalytic self psychology to analyze the creative process, emphasizing the self-world relationship and its transformative possibilities. This analysis is applied to the work of modern dance choreography, with special attention to the life and work of Paul Taylor. Drawing on this analysis, the implications of her theory of the creative process for the enrichment of the individual in his or her daily aesthetic, are examined
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-227) and indexes
Subject Modern dance -- Study and teaching.
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Self psychology.
LC no. 2002068789
ISBN 9781572734401 (hardback)
Other Titles Creativity, modern dance, self psychology and transformative education