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- 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...
- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00
Ever since the ancient greeks sculpted the first kouros, children have been a source of inspiration for some of the world?s greatest artists. Whether portraits of their own children, friends, and family members, or a nostalgic psychological portrayal of the artist?s own youth, depictions of children in art remain arresting examples of an intersection... 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...
- Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 39.50
This volume examines afresh the impact upon acting and performance of digital technologies. It is concerned with how digital culture combines the traditional 'liveness' of theatre with media interfaces and internet protocols. The time and space of the 'here and now' are both challenged and adapted, just as barriers between theatre-makers... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...
- 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$ 44.95
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...
- 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...