Daily Rituals Women at Work

From Isak Dinesen subsisting on oysters, champagne and amphetamines, to Isabel Allende's insistence that she begins each new book on 8 January, here are the working routines of over 140 brilliant female painters, composers, sculptors, ...

Daily Rituals Women at Work

'That word, "vacation," makes me sweat.' Coco Chanel on taking a break 'You must do it irregardless, or it will eat its way out of you.' Zora Neale Hurston on writing 'One has to choose between the Life and the Project.' Susan Sontag on choosing art Barbara Hepworth sculpted outdoors and Janet Frame wore earmuffs as she worked to block out noise. Kate Chopin wrote with her six children ‘swarming around her’ whereas the artist Rosa Bonheur filled her bedroom with the sixty birds that inspired her work. Louisa May Alcott wrote so vigorously – skipping sleep and meals – that she had to learn to write with her left hand to give her cramped right hand a break. From Isak Dinesen subsisting on oysters, champagne and amphetamines, to Isabel Allende's insistence that she begins each new book on 8 January, here are the working routines of over 140 brilliant female painters, composers, sculptors, writers, filmmakers and performers. Filled with details of the large and small choices these women made, Daily Rituals Women at Work is a source of fascination and inspiration. 'An admirably succinct portrait of some distinctly uncommon lives' - Meryle Secrest

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Daily Rituals Women at Work
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Mason Currey
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-07 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

'That word, "vacation," makes me sweat.' Coco Chanel on taking a break 'You must do it irregardless, or it will eat its way out of you.' Zora Neale Hurston on writing 'One has to choose between the Life and the Project.' Susan Sontag on choosing art Barbara Hepworth sculpted outdoors
Daily Rituals: Women at Work
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Mason Currey
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-05 - Publisher: Knopf

More of Mason Currey's irresistible Daily Rituals, this time exploring the daily obstacles and rituals of women who are artists--painters, composers, sculptors, scientists, filmmakers, and performers. We see how these brilliant minds get to work, the choices they have to make: rebuffing convention, stealing (or secreting away) time from the
Daily Rituals
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Mason Currey
Categories: HISTORY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Knopf

From Beethoven and Kafka to George Sand, Picasso and Agatha Christie, this compilation of letters, diaries and interviews reveals the profound fusion of discipline and dissipation through which the artistic temperament is allowed to evolve, recharge and emerge. 20,000 first printing.
Mind Management, Not Time Management
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: David Kadavy
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-27 - Publisher: Kadavy, Inc.

You have the TIME. Do you have the ENERGY? You’ve done everything you can to save time. Every productivity tip, every “life hack,” every time management technique. But the more time you save, the less time you have. The more overwhelmed, stressed, exhausted you feel. “Time management” is squeezing blood
Morning Rituals
Language: en
Pages: 104
Authors: Leslie Koren
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-21 - Publisher: Artisan Books

Who doesn’t wish they hopped out of bed each feeling energized and ready to tackle whatever challenges lie ahead? In Morning Rituals, author Leslie Koren is here to help, with practices that will have readers kicking their day off right! This tidy volume offers dozens of invigorating, empowering exercises for