A Potter's Companion: Imagination, Originality, and Craft

A Potter's Companion

Imagination, Originality, and Craft

Paperback
Pub. price: $19.95

ISBN10: 0892814454 ISBN13: 9780892814459 Publisher: Park Street Pr Published: Nov 1 1992 Weight: 1.45lbs. Height: 11.00" Width: 8.50" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

In a celebration of the functional and the handmade, potter Ronald Larsen has gathered an engaging collection of essays, stories, poems, and observations by a wide range of potters, writers, philosophers, and other artisans, exploring the history, aesthetics, and philosophy behind making pots--or anything else--by hand.

Includes, among others, the writings of:
Marguerite Wildenhain--A Potter's Philosophy
Octavio Paz--Use and Contemplation
Lafcadio Hearn--The Tale of the Porcelain-God
John Updike--From the Journal of a Leper
Jamake Highwater--Illusions of Originality
Wallace Stevens--Anecdote of the Jar
Bernard Leach--The Potter's Challenge
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