The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women & the Artists They Inspired
- Publish Date: 2003-10-07
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Francine Prose
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.