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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 36.01
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...
- UNSW Press 2014; US$ 49.99
Dinner at Australia Squares 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...