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- 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 2015; 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...
- 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 2011; US$ 36.99
Lavishly illustrated with over 175 black-and-white and color images that range from high to popular culture and from Ancient Greece to contemporary America, Christopher Reed's arresting book reveals the deep linkages between art and homosexuality as we understand those terms. This is the first book to fully explore the interdependence between the identity... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 37.84
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...
- 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...
- 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...