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  • 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...

  • The Politics of Dialogic Imaginationby Katsuya Hirano

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    In  The Politics of Dialogic Imagination , Katsuya Hirano seeks to understand why, with its seemingly unrivaled power, the Tokugawa shogunate of early modern Japan tried so hard to regulate the ostensibly unimportant popular culture of Edo (present-day Tokyo)?including fashion, leisure activities, prints, and theater. He does so by examining... 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...

  • The Subversive Imaginationby Carol Becker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Minne, Aventiure und Heldenmutby Margit Krenn

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 36.29

    Dem Königssohn Apollonius von Tyrland ist ein wechselhaftes Schicksal beschieden: In der Zeit der Trennung von Frau und Tochter bereist er den Orient, begegnet andersartigen Völkern, exotischen Tieren und Ungeheuern, er erlebt zahlreiche Abenteuer und findet sich als Minneritter an der Seite edler Damen ein, bis er schließlich mit seiner Familie wieder... more...

  • Leisure Spaceby Judith O'Callaghan; Paul Hogben

    UNSW Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Dinner at Australia Square’s revolving Summit Restaurant, sipping cocktails at the Kings Cross Chevron-Hilton, hanging out at a Skyline drive-in ... Mid-twentieth-century Sydneysiders embraced leisure like never before. Leisure Space details the architecture and design that transformed their city - through its new hotels, motels, restaurants,... more...

  • Magritte's Labyrinthby Ellen Handler Spitz

    Argo-Navis 2014; US$ 4.99

    Gertrude Stein once asked why certain painted pictures engrave themselves into our minds with fierce tenacity. Why do they unsettle us? The enigmatic art of Belgian Surrealist artist René Magritte has long been subject to art historical and philosophical inquiry and mined by the worlds of advertising, illustration, and film. Yet Stein's questions... more...

  • Matematica e Arteby Franco Ghione; Laura Catastini

    Springer 2011; US$ 19.95

    Il libro vuole saldare didattica e divulgazione su un tema di grande fascino come quello dei rapporti tra la matematica e l'espressione artistica cercando di andare oltre alle ovviet che spesso circondano questo argomento, alle facili metafore, a esoterici misteri, con l'obiettivo di fornire un quadro concettuale matematico per quanto possibile... more...

  • Performance and Cultural Politicsby Elin Diamond

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Performance and Cultural Politics is a groundbreaking collection of essays which explore the historical and cultural territories of performance, written by the foremost scholars in the field. The essays, exploring performance art, theatre, music and dance, range from Oscar Wilde to Eric Clapton; from the Rose Theatre to U.S. Holocaust museums. The... 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...