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  • Teaching Creative Arts & Media 14+by Markham May; Sue Warr

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 42.00

    This book will explore the nature of the creative and media sector and describe issues and debates surrounding creative and media, as well as teaching and learning strategies. more...

  • ARTSby Maria Burguete; Lui Lam

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 108.00

    This book treats arts as part of science, from the unified perspective of Science Matters. It contains 17 chapters, with 18 contributors who are prominent humanists, professional artists, or scientists. It consists of three parts: Part I: Philosophy and History of Arts; Part II: Arts in Action; Part III: Understanding Arts. The book is aimed at both... 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...

  • The Sociology of Art (Routledge Revivals)by Arnold Hauser

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1982, The Sociology of Art considers all forms of the arts, whether visual arts, literature, film, theatre or music from Bach to the Beatles. The last book to be completed by Arnold Hauser before his death in 1978, it is a total analysis of the spiritual forces of social expression, based upon comprehensive historical experience... more...

  • Psyche and the Artsby Susan Rowland

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95

    Does art connect the individual psyche to history and culture? Psyche and the Arts challenges existing ideas about the relationship between Jung and art, and offers exciting new dimensions to key issues such as the role of image in popular culture, and the division of psyche and matter in art form. Divided into three sections - Getting into... 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...

  • Engaging Artby Steven J. Tepper; Bill Ivey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Engaging Art explores what it means to participate in the arts in contemporary society ? from museum attendance to music downloading.  Drawing on the perspectives of experts from diverse fields (including Princeton scholars Robert Wuthnow and Paul DiMaggio; Barry Schwartz, author of The Paradox of Choice ; and MIT scholars Henry Jenkins and Mark... more...

  • Performing Memory in Art and Popular Cultureby Liedeke Plate; Anneke Smelik

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...