In Creative Characters, Elisabeth Young-Bruehl reflects on the long search for understanding of creativity and offers a novel approach. She notes that studies of creativity fall into types.
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One Characterology and Creativity
Two Creative Characters on Their Characters
Three Comparative CharacterIdeals
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