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- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 12.95
In The Roots of Romanticism , one of the twentieth century's most influential philosophers dissects and assesses a movement that changed the course of history. Brilliant, fresh, immediate, and eloquent, these celebrated Mellon Lectures are a bravura intellectual performance. Isaiah Berlin surveys the many attempts to define romanticism, distills... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 27.50
On July 9, 1975, Dutch-born artist Bas Jan Ader set sail from Chatham, Massachusetts, on a thirteen-foot sailboat. He was bound for Falmouth, England, on the second leg of a three-part piece titled In Search of the Miraculous . The damaged boat was found south of the western tip of Ireland nearly a year later. Ader was never seen again. ... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99
Long after painting, sculpture, photography, and film developed along with their materials - canvas and panel, marble and bronze, and celluloid film - a new generation of art has emerged in which digital, electronic, architectural, and performative materials have offered new forms for creative expression and experience. In much of this new art, the... more...
- Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2013; US$ 7.59
Hauptbeschreibung Von allen dramatischen Künsten hat einzig die Oper keinen handwerklichen Kanon entwickelt, den man beherrschen muss, um die Kunst überhaupt ausüben zu können. In der Oper gilt: jeder darf mal. Anything goes . Der bekannte Regisseur Michael Hampe ist mit seinen Schülern in aller Welt der Frage nachgegangen, ob es einen solchen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 495.00
In 850 analytical articles, this two-volume set explores the developments that influenced the profound changes in thought and sensibility during the second half of the eighteenth century and the first half of the nineteenth century. The Encyclopedia provides readers with a clear, detailed, and accurate reference source on the literature, thought,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
In Cultures of Forgery , leading literary studies and cultural studies scholars examine the double meaning of the word "forge"-to create or to form, on the one hand, and to make falsely, on the other. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
As a case study of the relationship between arts and cultural policy and nationalism, this book examines the overlooked significance of Scotland in the development of British arts policy and institutions. Euan McArthur provides a clear account of the background to and evolution of the Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts (CEMA) and the... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Urban and regional planners, elected officials, and other decisionmakers are increasingly focused on what makes places livable. Access to the arts inevitably appears high on that list, but knowledge about how culture and the arts can act as a tool of economic development is sadly lacking. This important sector must be considered not only as a source... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Arts Marketing focuses on a variety of sectors within the arts and addresses the way in which marketing principles are applied within these, outlining both the similarities and the differences that occur. Relating policy to practice, this contributed text demonstrates the most effective means of marketing in specific areas of the arts, with each... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This volume pursues a new line of research in cultural memory studies by understanding memory as a performative act in art and popular culture. The authors take their cue from the observation that art and popular culture enact memory and generate processes of memory. They do memory, and in this doing of memory new questions about the cultural dimensions... more...