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  • Art Entrepreneurshipby Mikael Scherdin; Ivo Zander

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This pioneering book explores the connections between art and artistic processes and entrepreneurship. The authors expertly identify several areas and issues where research on art and artistic processes can inform and develop the traditional field of entrepreneurship research. Nine original chapters by an international group of scholars take a detailed... more...

  • Artby Parveen Adams

    Karnac Books 2003; US$ 31.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Cities, Words and Imagesby Patrizia Lombardo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 144.00

    The city is an essential theme of modernity in literature, architecture, photography and film. This book first focuses on ardent reactions to the metropolitan explosion in the nineteenth century, with Baudelaire and Poe as key figures. More recent representations of the city are then investigated, in Europe and the United States. Lombardo reflects... more...

  • The Landscape of Humanityby Anthony O'Hear

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 20.99

    The fourteen essays in this book develop a conception of human culture, which is humane and traditionalist. Focusing particularly on notions of beauty and the aesthetic, it sees within our culture intimations of the transcendent, and in two essays the nature of religion is directly addressed. A number of essays also explore the relation between politics... more...

  • Cultural Participationby Ann Rigney; Douwe W. Fokkema

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 165.00

    Culture is studied in this collection, not merely as a set of products, but in terms of the involvement of individuals and groups in the making and using of such products. A wide range of activities, from the reading and writing of poetry to watching soccer on television, is surveyed by an international group of scholars from diverse disciplines: cultural... more...

  • ARTSby Maria Burguete; Lui Lam

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 46.00

    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 Poetics of Slumberlandby Scott Bukatman

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    In The Poetics of Slumberland , Scott Bukatman celebrates play, plasmatic possibility, and the life of images in cartoons, comics, and cinema. Bukatman begins with Winsor McCay?s Little Nemo in Slumberland to explore how and why the emerging media of comics and cartoons brilliantly captured a playful, rebellious energy characterized by hyperbolic... more...

  • Le Symbolismeby Nathalia Brodskaya

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Entre 1880 et les premières années du XXe siècle, le Symbolisme voit le jour en France et en Europe. Les symbolistes, fascinés par les mythologies anciennes, tentent d?échapper au règne de la pensée rationaliste imposée par la science. Souhaitant dépasser le monde du visible et du sensible pour atteindre le monde de la pensée pure, ils flirtent constamment... more...

  • I Must Not Think Bad Thoughtsby Mark Dery

    University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 25.00

    A head-spinning thrill ride through contemporary American culture more...