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Title:
When walls become doorways : creativity and the transforming illness
Author:
Zausner, Tobi.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Harmony Books, [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
ix, 374 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
What is a transforming illness? -- Turning poor health into a transforming illness -- Creativity and the transforming illness -- Childhood illness as an opportunity -- Early accidents as a turning point -- Challenged walking -- The learning disorders of Leonardo da Vinci -- Artists and learning difficulties -- Vision challenges and visual art -- Art and the way we see the world -- Deafness and the creative process -- Cancer and creativity -- Difficulties with hands, arms, legs, and feet -- Working with quadriplegia and beyond -- Accidents, hazards, injuries, and art -- Michelangelo's problems and perseverance -- Creativity, illness, and identity -- Using illness to benefit others.
ISBN:
9780307238085
Format :
Book