“A lucid and highly concentrated analysis of the creative process.... [May] describes the requisites for the creative encounter and the moment of the 'breakthrough.'” (Saturday Review)
“A signal testimonial to the creative spirit.... A brilliantly incisive exploration of the creative 'encounter'—the coming to grips of the healthily committed creative artist or thinker with his sociocultural background and with his own dangerously Promethean impulses.” (Publishers Weekly)
About the Author
Rollo May (1909-1994) was an influential existential psychologist and the author of Love and Will, The Courage to Create, and The Discovery of Being.