Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 September 2010

416 Pages | 8 page black and white plate section


ISBN: 9780199569953

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Sudden Genius?

The Gradual Path to Creative Breakthroughs

Andrew Robinson

  • Explores creativity across the science/art divide and considers how it manifests itself in a variety of expressive forms
  • Features ten fascinating stories of ten breakthroughs in both the arts and sciences, including Charles Darwin, Marie Curie, Christopher Wren, Leonardo DaVinci, Mozart, Satyajit Ray, and Virginia Woolf
  • Examines some of the most creative breakthroughs in history to consider what they have in common