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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95
Archaeologies of Presence shows how the performance of presence can be understood in relationships between performance theory and archaeological thinking. Focusing on the conditions that shape experiences of presence through acts of performance, the work considers a number of important concepts: the performer?s negotiation of the tenses of place and... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 26.95
During the 1960s and 1970s, a cadre of poets, playwrights, visual artists, musicians, and other visionaries came together to create a renaissance in African American literature and art. This charged chapter in the history of African American culture-which came to be known as the Black Arts Movement-has remained largely neglected by subsequent... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 105.00
This collection focuses on texts that address the other arts from painting to photography, from the stage to the screen, and from avant-garde experiments to mass culture. Despite their diversity of object and approach, the essays in Relational Design more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 12.95
In The Roots of Romanticism , one of the twentieth century's most influential philosophers dissects and assesses a movement that changed the course of history. Brilliant, fresh, immediate, and eloquent, these celebrated Mellon Lectures are a bravura intellectual performance. Isaiah Berlin surveys the many attempts to define romanticism, distills... more...
- Jacana Media 2012; US$ 23.99
As South Africa?s democracy matures, this book raises pertinent questions: How does the state mediate between traditional tribal authority and constitutional law in matters such as initiation customs or the rights of women, children, and homosexual people? What are the limitations on artistic freedom in a society where sensitivities over colonial-... more...
- Duke University Press 2009; US$ 99.95
Traces the changing nature of Baroque representation across European and Latin American cultures, from an imperial aesthetic encoding Catholic ideologies, into a means of resistance to colonialism, into a mode of postcolonial self-definition. more...
- Duke University Press 2012; US$ 79.95
Moon turns his attention to the artist Henry Darger, an eccentric and self-taught artist whose work was only discovered after his death. Since then the work has become famous, but Darger himself has generally been seen as a withdrawn outsider artist whose work may have been the result of mental illness. Moon provides a contrasting view of a creative... more...