• Function and Fantasy: Iron Architecture in the Long Nineteenth Century book cover

    Function and Fantasy: Iron Architecture in the Long Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Dobraszczyk, Peter Sealy

    The introduction of iron – and later steel – construction and decoration transformed architecture in the nineteenth century. While the structural employment of iron has been a frequent subject of study, this book re-directs scholarly scrutiny on its place in the aesthetics of architecture in the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Part-Architecture: The Maison de Verre, Duchamp, Domesticity and Desire in 1930s Paris book cover

    Part-Architecture

    The Maison de Verre, Duchamp, Domesticity and Desire in 1930s Paris, 1st Edition

    By Emma Cheatle

    Part-Architecture presents a detailed and original study of Pierre Chareau’s Maison de Verre through another seminal modernist artwork, Marcel Duchamp’s Large Glass. Aligning the two works materially, historically and conceptually, the book challenges the accepted architectural descriptions of the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Diffractive Technospaces: A Feminist Approach to the Mediations of Space and Representation book cover

    Diffractive Technospaces

    A Feminist Approach to the Mediations of Space and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Federica Timeto

    The entanglements of information and materiality in our media environment, that new information and communication technologies make increasingly mobile and locative, changes the mediations between space and society. The fluidity and continual reworking of the boundaries of contemporary technospaces…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Frederic Leighton: Death, Mortality, Resurrection book cover

    Frederic Leighton

    Death, Mortality, Resurrection, 1st Edition

    By Keren Rosa Hammerschlag

    Keren Rosa Hammerschlag's Frederic Leighton: Death, Mortality, Resurrection offers a timely reexamination of the art of the late Victorian period's most institutionally powerful artist, Frederic Lord Leighton (1830-1896). As President of the Royal Academy from 1878 to 1896, Leighton was committed…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
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    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Nineteenth-Century Photographs and Architecture: Documenting History, Charting Progress, and Exploring the World book cover

    Nineteenth-Century Photographs and Architecture

    Documenting History, Charting Progress, and Exploring the World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Micheline Nilsen

    Eschewing the limiting idea that nineteenth-century architecture photography merely reflects functionality, the objective of this collection is to reflect the aesthetic, intellectual, and cultural concerns of the time. The essays hold appeal for social and cultural historians, as well as those…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • The Contemporaneity of Modernism: Literature, Media, Culture book cover

    The Contemporaneity of Modernism

    Literature, Media, Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael D'Arcy, Mathias Nilges

    At a juncture in which art and culture are saturated with the forces of commodification, this book argues that problems, forms, and positions that defined modernism are crucially relevant to the condition of contemporary art and culture. The volume is attuned to the central concerns of recent…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
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    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Max Klinger and Wilhelmine Culture: On the Threshold of German Modernism book cover

    Max Klinger and Wilhelmine Culture

    On the Threshold of German Modernism, 1st Edition

    By Marsha Morton

    The Wilhelmine Empire’s opening decades (1870s - 1880s) were crucial transitional years in the development of German modernism, both politically and culturally. Here Marsha Morton argues that no artist represented the shift from tradition to unsettling innovation more compellingly than Max Klinger.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Sexualities, Textualities, Art and Music in Early Modern Italy: Playing with Boundaries book cover

    Sexualities, Textualities, Art and Music in Early Modern Italy

    Playing with Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie L. Marshall, Linda L. Carroll, Katherine A. McIver

    Taking as axiomatic the concept that artistic output does not simply reflect culture but also shapes it, the essays in this interdisciplinary collection take a holistic approach to the cultural fashioning of sexualities, drawing on visual art, theatre, music, and literature, in sacred and secular…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • The Structure of Multimodal Documents: An Empirical Approach book cover

    The Structure of Multimodal Documents

    An Empirical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Tuomo Hiippala

    This book develops a new framework for describing the structure of multimodal documents: how language, image, layout and other modes of communication work together to convey meaning. Building on recent research in multimodal analysis, functional linguistics and information design, the book examines…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • The Uses of Art in Public Space book cover

    The Uses of Art in Public Space

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Lossau, Quentin Stevens

    This book links two fields of interest which are too seldom considered together: the production and critique of art in public space and social behaviour in the public realm. Whilst most writing about public art has focused on the aesthetic, cultural and political intentions and processes that shape…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture book cover

    On Not Looking

    The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frances Guerin

    On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture focuses on the image, and our relationship to it, as a site of "not looking." The collection demonstrates that even though we live in an image-saturated culture, many images do not look at what they claim, viewers often do not look at the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Transgender Experience: Place, Ethnicity, and Visibility book cover

    Transgender Experience

    Place, Ethnicity, and Visibility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chantal Zabus, David Coad

    This collection by trans and non-trans academics and artists from the United States, the UK, and continental Europe, examines how transgenderism can be conceptualized in a literary, biographical, and autobiographical framework, with emphasis on place, ethnicity and visibility. The volume covers the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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