• Paintings and the Past: Philosophy, History, Art book cover

    Paintings and the Past

    Philosophy, History, Art, 1st Edition

    By Ivan Gaskell

    This book is an exploration of how art—specifically paintings in the European manner—can be mobilized to make knowledge claims about the past. No type of human-made tangible thing makes more complex and bewildering demands in this respect than paintings. Ivan Gaskell argues that the search for…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Spatializing Popular Sufi Shrines in Punjab: Dreams, Memories, Territoriality book cover

    Spatializing Popular Sufi Shrines in Punjab

    Dreams, Memories, Territoriality, 1st Edition

    By Yogesh Snehi

    This book explores the organic lives of popular Sufi shrines in contemporary Northwest India. It traverses the worldview of shrine spaces, rituals and their complex narratives, and provides an insight into their urban and rural landscapes in the post-Partition (Indian) Punjab. What happened to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge India

  • The Routledge Companion to Art Deco book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Art Deco

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bridget Elliott, Michael Windover

    Scholarly interest in Art Deco has grown rapidly over the past fifty years, spanning different academic disciplines. This volume provides a guide to the current state of the field of Art Deco research by highlighting past accomplishments and promising new directions. Chapters are presented in five…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Blacks and Blackness in European Art of the Long Nineteenth Century book cover

    Blacks and Blackness in European Art of the Long Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adrienne L. Childs, Susan H. Libby

    Compelling and troubling, colorful and dark, black figures served as the quintessential image of difference in nineteenth-century European art; the essays in this volume further the investigation of constructions of blackness during this period. This collection marks a phase in the scholarship on…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Art, Technology and Nature: Renaissance to Postmodernity book cover

    Art, Technology and Nature

    Renaissance to Postmodernity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Camilla Skovbjerg Paldam, Jacob Wamberg

    Since 1900, the connections between art and technology with nature have become increasingly inextricable. Through a selection of innovative readings by international scholars, this book presents the first investigation of the intersections between art, technology and nature in post-medieval times.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • Women, Patronage, and Salvation in Renaissance Florence: Lucrezia Tornabuoni and the Chapel of the Medici Palace book cover

    Women, Patronage, and Salvation in Renaissance Florence

    Lucrezia Tornabuoni and the Chapel of the Medici Palace, 1st Edition

    By Stefanie Solum

    Long obfuscated by modern definitions of historical evidence and art patronage, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de’ Medici’s impact on the visual world of her time comes to light in this book, the first full-length scholarly argument for a lay woman’s contributions to the visual arts of fifteenth-century…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Make it Work: 20th Century American Fiction and Fashion book cover

    Make it Work

    20th Century American Fiction and Fashion, 1st Edition

    By Jan Ellyn Goggans

    Imagine a new critical theory that bases its literary value on fashion. In this theory exists a community that explores and interrogates conventionality, and in American literature of the 20th century, it includes fashion and home decoration, two paths to achieving white femininity, a prized…

    Hardback – 2019-05-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Art and Expression: Studies in the Psychology of Art book cover

    Art and Expression

    Studies in the Psychology of Art, 1st Edition

    By Alberto Argenton

    Edited by Ian Verstegen

    Perception of expression distinguishes our cognitive activity in a pervasive, significant and peculiar way, and manifests itself paradigmatically in the vast world of artistic production. Art and Expression analyses the cognitive processes involved in artistic production, aesthetic reception,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Studies and Research in the Psychology of Art

  • Representation and Memory in Graphic Novels book cover

    Representation and Memory in Graphic Novels

    1st Edition

    By Golnar Nabizadeh

    This book analyses the relationship between comics and cultural memory. By focusing on a range of landmark comics from the 20th and 21st centuries, the discussion draws attention to the ongoing role of visual culture in framing testimony, particularly in relation to underprivileged subjects such as…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine: Art and Hagiography among the Medieval Merchant Classes book cover

    Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine

    Art and Hagiography among the Medieval Merchant Classes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Kelley, Cynthia Turner Camp

    Offering snapshots of mercantile devotion to saints in different regions, this volume is the first to ask explicitly how merchants invoked saints, and why. Despite medieval and modern stereotypes of merchants as godless and avaricious, medieval traders were highly devout – and rightly so. Overseas…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Perception, Cognition and Aesthetics book cover

    Perception, Cognition and Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dena Shottenkirk, Manuel Curado, Steven S. Gouveia

    This volume addresses key questions related to how content in thought is derived from perceptual experience. It includes chapters that focus on single issues on perception and cognition, as well as others that relate these issues to an important social construct that involves both perceptual…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • A Theory of Dramaturgy book cover

    A Theory of Dramaturgy

    1st Edition

    By Janek Szatkowski

    A Theory of Dramaturgy is the first text of its kind to define concepts and combine arguments into a coherent dramaturgical theory supported by an operative systems theory. This is a wide-ranging theory with historical and contemporary perspectives on dramaturgy, rather than a simply how-to book.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-02 
    Routledge

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