The Dancing Self: Creativity, Modern Dance, Self Psychology And Transformative Education (Perspectives On Creativity Series)

The Dancing Self: Creativity, Modern Dance, Self Psychology And Transformative Education (Perspectives On Creativity Series)

The Dancing Self: Creativity, Modern Dance, Self Psychology and Transformative Education (Perspectives On Creativity Series)

The author 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.

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