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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Women Writers and Artistsby B. J. Elliott; Jo-Ann Wallace

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In this beautifully illustrated and provocative study, Bridget Elliott and Jo-Ann Wallace reappraise women's literary and artistic contribution to Modernism. Through comparative case studies, including Natalie Barney, Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell and Gertrude Stein, the authors examine the ways in which women responded to Modernism and created their... more...

  • Online Evaluation of Creativity and the Artsby Hiesun Cecilia Suhr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Social media have dramatically popularized practices of evaluation, especially of cultural products and artistic expressions. The practices of "liking" and rating any shared contents such as music to blogs, film, videos, photographs to artwork and performances are ubiquitous in today?s digital environments. As a result, creative producers are increasingly... more...

  • Spiel am Werkby Timo Storck

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 47.84

    Wodurch wird ein Künstler zum Künstler und ein Kunstwerk zum Kunstwerk? Künstlerische Prozesse können als spezifische Beziehungs- und Interaktionskonstellationen aufgefasst werden, in denen künstlerisch Tätige und künstlerische Objekte einander erst zu dem machen, was sie sind ? eine Figur, die man psychoanalytisch als Subjektivierung auffassen kann.... more...