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  • Engaging Artby Steven J. Tepper; Bill Ivey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Engaging Art explores what it means to participate in the arts in contemporary society ? from museum attendance to music downloading.  Drawing on the perspectives of experts from diverse fields (including Princeton scholars Robert Wuthnow and Paul DiMaggio; Barry Schwartz, author of The Paradox of Choice ; and MIT scholars Henry Jenkins and Mark... more...

  • Women of the Underground: Artby Zora von Burden

    Manic D Press, Inc. 2012; US$ 9.99

    The unconventional, the radical, the subversive, the unorthodox: revealing interviews with underground women artists. more...

  • The Sociology of Art (Routledge Revivals)by Arnold Hauser

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1982, The Sociology of Art considers all forms of the arts, whether visual arts, literature, film, theatre or music from Bach to the Beatles. The last book to be completed by Arnold Hauser before his death in 1978, it is a total analysis of the spiritual forces of social expression, based upon comprehensive historical experience... more...

  • Travels in Intermedialityby Bernd Herzogenrath

    Dartmouth College Press 2012; US$ 37.99

    The cooperation and collaboration between media, art forms, and cultural studies more...

  • Sustaining Cultural Developmentby Biljana Mickov; James Doyle

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    In Sustaining Cultural Development, Biljana Mickov and James Doyle argue that effective programmes to promote greater participation in cultural life require substantial investment in research and strategic planning. Using studies from contributors from cities throughout Europe, they look at ways to promote cultural life as the centre of the broader... more...

  • A Companion to Media Authorshipby Jonathan Gray; Derek Johnson

    Wiley 2013; US$ 200.95

    A Companion to Media Authorship offers 28 groundbreaking chapters which investigate the practices, attributions, and meanings of authorship. Revitalizing the study within media and cultural studies, this diverse and global collection provides the definitive work on the subject. Rethinks cultures of authorship and challenges the concept of auteurism... more...

  • Performing Memory in Art and Popular Cultureby Liedeke Plate; Anneke Smelik

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Synesthesia and the Artsby Dani Cavallaro

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00

    This study explores the relationship between synesthesia--the experience of a sensation in one perceptual domain triggering a sensation in another perceptual domain--and the arts (including painting, photography, music and literature). Its aim is twofold: to introduce readers as yet unfamiliar with synesthesia to this intriguing phenomenon by focusing... more...

  • Seeing Through the Seventiesby Laura Cottingham

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    In recent years, Laura Cottingham has emerged as one of the most visible feminist critics of the so-called post-feminist generation. Following a social-political approach to art history and criticism that accepts visual culture as part of a larger social reality, Cottingham's writings investigate central tensions currently operative in the production,... more...

  • Art and Homosexualityby Christopher Reed

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 39.95

    This bold, globe-spanning survey is the first book to thoroughly explore the radical, long-standing interdependence between art and homosexuality. It draws examples from the full range of the Western tradition, including classical, Renaissance, and contemporary art, with special focus on the modern era. It was in the modern period, when arguments about... more...