Table of contents for Creativity : theory, history, practice / Rob Pope.

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Acknowledgements
. . . before the beginning
Preliminary definitions, overall aims
The book in brief 
PART ONE: WHY CREATIVITY NOW?
1	Creativities old, new and otherwise 
Creation v. Production
Radical aesthetics
Re-imaging imagination
Inspiration by 'an other'
 	20th-century problems
 	21st-century solutions
		Old reactionary creativity?
		New progressive creativity?
		Creativity in many ways 'other-wise'
PART TWO: DEFINING CREATIVITY, CREATING DEFINITIONS
2	Defining creativity historically 
	 Divine creation from nothing
		Humanity begins to create imaginatively
	 From creative artists to creative advertising
	 Evolution: natural re-creation from something
	 Creatures: monsters, machines, wo/men
3		Creating definitions theoretically 
	 Creativity is ... 
					extra/ordinary
						original and fitting
							 full-filling	
								 in(ter)ventive
					 co-operative
						 un/conscious
					 	 fe<>male
						 re . . . creation
4	Alternative terms, emerging debates
Inspiration and influence, from ecstasy to intertextuality 
'Gen-': genius, gender, genetics
Emerging complexity
play............................................................. game
	order - - - - - - - - - - - - fold here - - - - - - - - - - - - - chaos
PART THREE: CREATION AS MYTH, STORY, METAPHOR
5	Re-creation myths, ancient and modern 
	Kinds of creation, kinds of creator 
A drop of milk, a word made flesh
	'Aboriginal' dream-time
	Coyote makes 'a BIG mistake' 
Buddhist origination, Taoist non-being
	Idealists v. Materialists: universe or multiverse(s)
Metamorphoses
Cosmic law and order: gods and wo/mankind
Babble . . .
and Flood . . .
. . . back to the Beginning
6 	New sciences for old
Revolutionary science
Big bangs, black holes, bubble baths and soup 
Futures?
Two, three, four . . . cultures
Re . . . creation revisited
Back to the future twice
PART FOUR: CREATIVE PRACTICES, CULTURAL PROCESSES 
A CRITICAL ANTHOLOGY
7		Rewriting creativity: the case of 'literature' 
		Creativity and constraint 1: shapers, makers and patrons
		Divine inspiration into political intervention
		Creativity and constraint 2: sonnets by various hands
		Play world! Real life drama
		Re-generating genre: new from old in the novel
		Chaoses - some critical moments
		Real Romantic writers
		Dreams and drugs, from Coleridge to 'Coke'
		Literature other-wise 
8		Transforming culture - an open invitation
		Collaboration, installation, confrontation
		Making musics
		Child's play, grown-up art, or just gaming?
		Healing: making whole
		Copying, reproduction, simulation 
		Artificial - artful - intelligences - lives
		Designs on the future: shaping things to come
after the end . . . 
Further reading by topic
Bibliography
 Index 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.).