From the Publisher: Apr 3 1989

Imagine a college class without tests or term papers, one in which students come face-to-face with some of the most talented people in American life. We did, not long ago, and now TIME is sponsoring an extraordinary lecture series at New York University's School of Continuing Education called "The Creative Edge." Organized by Richard Brown, an assistant professor of humanities, the program uses both film and live interviews to explore the creative process of six great artists: writers Arthur Miller and Tom Wolfe, dancer Rudolf Nureyev, composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, actress Helen Hayes and photographer Yousuf Karsh. "We saw this...

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