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The duality of genius :shades, blemishes and vices in the lives of great achievers /Basil Markesinis.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Markesinis, B. S.
Publication
[Wien] : Jan Sramek
Contents
Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Two lives into one -- The ever-intriguing genius (Talleyrand) -- Spin in art (Jacques-Louis David) -- The religious and the sensual (Gianlorenzo Bernini) -- Irrepressible by authority (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) -- Fragments of a great confession (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) -- The Olympian you would not wish to have as a friend (Oliver Wendell Holmes) -- A man for all seasons (Michael Psellos) -- The price of art (Henry Clay Frick) -- The force of circumstance -- Reasons for concealing or ignoring the duality of genius? -- Bibliographical details -- Photo acknowledgements -- Index of names -- About the author.
Date
c2008.
Description
469 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Notes
Complimentary copy, November 4, 2008. Historic New England image on page 342.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
3902638036
9783902638038
GUSN
245494
Call Number
Stacks BF412.M37 2008
Descriptive terms
Anekdote
Gifted persons Psychology.
Historische Persèonlichkeit

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