Art & Visual Culture: History of Art

  • The Arthurian Revival: Essays on Form, Tradition, and Transformation book cover

    The Arthurian Revival

    Essays on Form, Tradition, and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Debra Mancoff

    Discrete inquiries into 15 forms of the Arthurian legends produced over the last century explore how they have altered the tradition. They consider works from the US and Europe, and those aimed at popular and elite audiences. The overall conclusion is that the "Arthurian revival" is an ongoing…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
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    Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

  • Word and Image in Arthurian Literature book cover

    Word and Image in Arthurian Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Busby

    Originally published in 1996, the articles in this book are revised, expanded papers from a session at the 17th International Congress of the Arthurian Society held in 1993. The chapters cover Arthurian studies’ directions at the time, showcasing analysis of varied aspects of visual representation…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
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    Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

  • The Everyday Practice of Public Art: Art, Space, and Social Inclusion book cover

    The Everyday Practice of Public Art

    Art, Space, and Social Inclusion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cameron Cartiere, Martin Zebracki

    The Everyday Practice of Public Art: Art, Space, and Social Inclusion is a multidisciplinary anthology of analyses exploring the expansion of contemporary public art issues beyond the built environment. It follows the highly successful publication The Practice of Public Art (eds. Cartiere and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
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  • Art, Vision, and Nineteenth-Century Realist Drama: Acts of Seeing book cover

    Art, Vision, and Nineteenth-Century Realist Drama

    Acts of Seeing, 1st Edition

    By Amy Holzapfel

    Realism in theatre is traditionally defined as a mere seed of modernism, a crude attempt to reproduce an exact copy of reality on stage. Art, Vision & Nineteenth-Century Realist Drama redefines realism as a complex and under-examined form of visual modernism, one that positioned theatre at the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Essays on Art (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Essays on Art (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By A. Clutton-Brock

    This collection of brief but insightful essays, though always returning to the author’s central conviction that the quality of artistic endeavour depends not on individuals of genius but on the attitude of the public towards art itself, examines a wide variety of unique but related issues: the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The International Recording Industries book cover

    The International Recording Industries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lee Marshall

    The recording industry has been a major focus of interest for cultural commentators throughout the twenty-first century. As the first major content industry to have its production and distribution patterns radically disturbed by the internet, the recording industry’s content, attitudes and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
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    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Rise of the Joyful Economy: Artistic invention and economic growth from Brunelleschi to Murakami book cover

    The Rise of the Joyful Economy

    Artistic invention and economic growth from Brunelleschi to Murakami, 1st Edition

    By Michael Hutter

    This book argues for the increasing importance of the arts as a major resource in fuelling growth through the experiential dimension of today’s economy. As we move from the knowledge economy to a new stage called the joyful economy, consumers shift their spending from physical objects and technical…

    Paperback – 2015-03-31
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  • Reckoning with Colin Rowe: Ten Architects Take Position book cover

    Reckoning with Colin Rowe

    Ten Architects Take Position, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emmanuel Petit

    While the first half of the 20th century in architecture was, to a large extent, characterized by innovations in aesthetics (accompanied by succinct and polemical manifestoes), the post-war decades saw emerge a more refined and intellectual disciplinary framework that eventually metamorphosed into…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
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  • Architecture's Pretexts: Spaces of Translation book cover

    Architecture's Pretexts

    Spaces of Translation, 1st Edition

    By Aarati Kanekar

    The aim of this book is to expose readers to architecture’s pretexts that include literary narratives, film, theatre, painting, music, and ritual, as a bridge between diverse intellectual territories and architecture. It introduces a selection of seminal modern and contemporary architectural…

    Paperback – 2015-01-22
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  • Splendours of Paradise: Murals and Epigraphic Documents at the Early Ming Buddhist Monastery Fahai Si: Volume 1 & 2 book cover

    Splendours of Paradise

    Murals and Epigraphic Documents at the Early Ming Buddhist Monastery Fahai Si: Volume 1 & 2, 1st Edition

    By Ursula Toyka

    A true gem of Chinese Buddhist mural painting is to be found in the Beijing Western Mountains in a monastery of the Chan tradition, the Fahai Chan Si ("Chan Monastery of the Sea of the Law"), which because of its eminent importance was recently declared as a national treasure. Dazzling with its…

    Hardback – 2014-12-31
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    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

  • The Birth of Western Painting (Routledge Revivals): A History of Colour, Form and Iconography book cover

    The Birth of Western Painting (Routledge Revivals)

    A History of Colour, Form and Iconography, 1st Edition

    By Robert Byron, David Talbot Rice

    First published in 1930, this book deals with Byzantine art, not as an isolated province, but as one intimately connected with the subsequent history of European painting. After a summary of the whole question in its relation to modern art, the second chapter opens with a novel analysis of the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Aesthetic Modernism and Masculinity in Fascist Italy book cover

    Aesthetic Modernism and Masculinity in Fascist Italy

    1st Edition

    By John Champagne

    Aesthetic Modernism and Masculinity in Fascist Italy is an interdisciplinary historical re-reading of a series of representative texts that complicate our current understanding of the portrayal of masculinity in the Italian fascist era. Examining paintings, films, music and literature in light of…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
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    Popular Culture and World Politics

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