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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...
- 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$ 37.31
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...