• The Objects and Textures of Everyday Life in Imperial Britain book cover

    The Objects and Textures of Everyday Life in Imperial Britain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janet C. Myers, Deirdre H. McMahon

    Focusing on everyday life in nineteenth-century Britain and its imperial possessions”from preparing tea to cleaning the kitchen, from packing for imperial adventures to arranging home décor”the essays in this collection share a common focus on materiality, the nitty-gritty elements that helped give…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Towards Tate Modern: Public Policy, Private Vision book cover

    Towards Tate Modern

    Public Policy, Private Vision, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Donnellan

    Towards Tate Modern provides a new interdisciplinary account of Tate’s shifting position as a national arts institution. The book examines how earlier government directives impacted on Tate, which saw the organisation refocusing its aims and resulted in it pioneering new models for working across…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Robert Louis Stevenson and the Pictorial Text: A Case Study in the Victorian Illustrated Novel book cover

    Robert Louis Stevenson and the Pictorial Text

    A Case Study in the Victorian Illustrated Novel, 1st Edition

    By Richard J. Hill

    Robert Louis Stevenson and the Pictorial Text explores the genesis, production and the critical appreciation of the illustrations to the fiction of Robert Louis Stevenson. Stevenson is one of the most copied and interpreted authors of the late nineteenth century, especially his novels Treasure…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Dog in the Dickensian Imagination book cover

    The Dog in the Dickensian Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Beryl Gray

    Fascinated by them, unable to ignore them, and imaginatively stimulated by them, Charles Dickens was an acute and unsentimental reporter on the dogs he kept and encountered during a time when they were a burgeoning part of the nineteenth-century urban and domestic scene. As dogs inhabited Dickens’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Mapping Gendered Routes and Spaces in the Early Modern World book cover

    Mapping Gendered Routes and Spaces in the Early Modern World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

    How did gender figure in understandings of spatial realms, from the inner spaces of the body to the furthest reaches of the globe? How did women situate themselves in the early modern world, and how did they move through it, in both real and imaginary locations? How do new disciplinary and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Bront�in the World of the Arts book cover

    The Bront�in the World of the Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Hagan, Juliette Wells

    Although previous scholarship has acknowledged the importance of the visual arts to the Brontës, relatively little attention has been paid to the influence of music, theatre, and material culture on the siblings' lives and literature. This interdisciplinary collection presents new research on the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Portrait in Fiction of the Romantic Period book cover

    The Portrait in Fiction of the Romantic Period

    1st Edition

    By Joe Bray

    Beginning with the premise that the portrait was undergoing a shift in both form and function during the Romantic age, Joe Bray examines how these changes are reflected in the fiction of writers such as Maria Edgeworth, Jane Austen, Sir Walter Scott, Elizabeth Hamilton and Amelia Opie. Bray…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Vision and Society: Towards a Sociology and Anthropology from Art book cover

    Vision and Society

    Towards a Sociology and Anthropology from Art, 1st Edition

    By John Clammer

    The sociology of art is now an established sub-discipline of sociology. But little work has been done to explore the implications not of society on art, but of art on the nature and principles of sociology itself. Vision and Society explores the ways in which art (here mainly understood as visual…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Orientalist Poetics: The Islamic Middle East in Nineteenth-Century English and French Poetry book cover

    Orientalist Poetics

    The Islamic Middle East in Nineteenth-Century English and French Poetry, 1st Edition

    By Emily A. Haddad

    Orientalist Poetics is the only book on literary orientalism that spans the nineteenth century in both England and France with particular attention to poetry and poetics. It convincingly demonstrates orientalism's centrality to the evolution of poetry and poetics in both nations, and provides a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • A Social History of British Performance Cultures 1900-1939: Citizenship, surveillance and the body book cover

    A Social History of British Performance Cultures 1900-1939

    Citizenship, surveillance and the body, 1st Edition

    By Maggie B. Gale

    This book provides a new social history of British performance cultures in the early decades of the twentieth century, where performance across stage and screen was generated by dynamic and transformational industries. Exploring an era book-ended by wars and troubled by social unrest and political…

    Paperback – 2019-12-11
    Routledge

  • The Maternal in Creative Work: Intergenerational Discussions on Motherhood and Art book cover

    The Maternal in Creative Work

    Intergenerational Discussions on Motherhood and Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Marchevska, Valerie Walkerdine

    The Maternal in Creative Work examines the interrelation between art, creativity and maternal experience, inviting international artists, theorists and cultural workers to discuss their approaches to the central feminist question of the relation between maternity, generation and creativity. This…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Motherhood

  • The Routledge Companion to African American Art History book cover

    The Routledge Companion to African American Art History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eddie Chambers

    This Companion authoritatively points to the main areas of enquiry within the subject of African American art history.  The first section examines how African American art has been constructed over the course of a century of published scholarship. The second section studies how…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

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