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  • Against the Flowby Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 63.95

    At once provocative and inspiring , Against the Flow is a work of polemic from an internationally respected writer and thinker on arts education. Peter Abbs argues that contemporary education ignores the aesthetic and ethical as a result of being in thrall to such forces as the market economy and managerial and functional dictates. He identifies the... more...

  • Artby Parveen Adams

    Karnac Books 2003; US$ 33.95

    Each of the contributors addresses the theoretical questions by pursuing a definite artistic problem, including a close look at the relation between the image and the object in Hitchcock's Vertigo, the sexual aesthetics of Caravaggio, the artistic pen of Barthes, and how Cronenberg's film Crash functions as a sinthome. more...

  • Mapping Intermediality in Performanceby Sarah Bay-Cheng; Chiel Kattenbelt; Andy Lavender; Robin Nelson

    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...

  • 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...

  • Narrating the Nationby Stefan Berger; Linas Eriksonas; Andrew Mycock

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 37.95

    A sustained and systematic study of the construction, erosion and reconstruction of national histories across a wide variety of states is highly topical and extremely relevant in the context of the accelerating processes of Europeanization and globalization. However, as demonstrated in this volume, histories have not, of course, only been written... more...

  • Text Miningby Chris Biemann; Alexander Mehler

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 109.00

    This book comprises a set of articles that specify the methodology of text mining, describe the creation of lexical resources in the framework of text mining and use text mining for various tasks in natural language processing (NLP). The analysis of large amounts of textual data is a prerequisite to build lexical resources such as dictionaries and... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Research in the Artsby Michael Biggs; Henrik Karlsson

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    The Routledge Companion to Research in the Arts is a major collection of new writings on research in the creative and performing arts by leading authorities from around the world. It provides theoretical and practical approaches to identifying, structuring and resolving some of the key issues in the debate about the nature of research in the arts... more...

  • Advances in Architectural Geometry 2014by Philippe Block; Jan Knippers; Niloy J. Mitra; Wenping Wang

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 169.00

    This book contains 24 technical papers presented at the fourth edition of the Advances in Architectural Geometry conference, AAG 2014, held in London, England, September 2014. It offers engineers, mathematicians, designers, and contractors insight into the efficient design, analysis, and manufacture of complex shapes, which will help open up new horizons... more...

  • Wicked!by Karen Bofinger

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 43.95

    A blood stained shower curtain, a lighter that shows an airplane aboutto collide with the Twin Towers, plush slippers shaped like penises: the world of commodities today is marked by stylistic diversity, irony, and trash ? there are no limits on so-called bad taste.This book attempts to get to the bottom of the current fascination with the disgusting,... more...

  • Die böse Formby Karen Bofinger

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 43.95

    A blood stained shower curtain, a lighter that shows an airplane aboutto collide with the Twin Towers, plush slippers shaped like penises: the world of commodities today is marked by stylistic diversity, irony, and trash ? there are no limits on so-called bad taste.This book attempts to get to the bottom of the current fascination with the disgusting,... more...