Artists, Writers, and Musicians (Hardcover)
An Encyclopedia of People Who Changed the World (Lives & Legacies (Oxford))
Oryx Press, 9781573561549, 256pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2001
Disney's animated trailblazing, Dostoyevsky's philosophical neuroses, Hendrix's electric haze, Hitchcock's masterful manipulation, Frida Kahlo's scarifying portraits, Van Gogh's vigorous color, and Virginia Woolf's modern feminism: this multicultural reference tool examines 200 artists, writers, and musicians from around the world. Detailed biographical essays place them in a broad historical context, showing how their luminous achievements influenced and guided contemporary and future generations, shaped the internal and external perceptions of their craft, and met the sensibilities of their audience.