• The Persistence of Taste: Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu book cover

    The Persistence of Taste

    Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Quinn, Dave Beech, Michael Lehnert, Carol Tulloch, Stephen Wilson

    This book offers an interdisciplinary analysis of the social practice of taste in the wake of Pierre Bourdieu’s sociology of taste. For the first time, this book unites sociologists and other social scientists with artists and curators, art theorists and art educators, and art, design and cultural…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt: Image and Ideology before the New Kingdom book cover

    Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt

    Image and Ideology before the New Kingdom, 1st Edition

    By Laurel Bestock

    Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt examines the use of Egyptian pictures of violence prior to the New Kingdom. Starting with the assertion that making and displaying such images served as a tactic of power, related to but separate from the actual practice of violence, the book explores the…

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    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • Semiotics and Title Sequences: Text-Image Composites in Motion Graphics book cover

    Semiotics and Title Sequences

    Text-Image Composites in Motion Graphics, 1st Edition

    By Michael Betancourt

    Title sequences are the most obvious place where photography and typography combine on-screen, yet they are also a commonly neglected part of film studies. Semiotics and Title Sequences presents the first theoretical model and historical consideration of how text and image combine to create meaning…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Generative Systems Art: The Work of Ernest Edmonds book cover

    Generative Systems Art

    The Work of Ernest Edmonds, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Franco

    In this unique book the author explores the history of pioneering computer art and its contribution to art history by way of examining Ernest Edmonds’ art from the late 1960s to the present day. Edmonds’ inventions of new concepts, tools and forms of art, along with his close involvement with the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Art and the Church: A Fractious Embrace: Ecclesiastical Encounters with Contemporary Art book cover

    Art and the Church: A Fractious Embrace

    Ecclesiastical Encounters with Contemporary Art, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Koestle-Cate

    A vibrant critical exchange between contemporary art and Christianity is being increasingly prompted by an expanding programme of art installations and commissions for ecclesiastical spaces. Rather than 'religious art' reflecting Christian ideology, current practices frequently initiate projects…

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    Routledge

  • George Augustus Sala and the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: The Personal Style of a Public Writer book cover

    George Augustus Sala and the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press

    The Personal Style of a Public Writer, 1st Edition

    By Peter Blake

    In his study of the journalist George Augustus Sala, Peter Blake discusses the way Sala’s personal style, along with his innovations in form, influenced the New Journalism at the end of the nineteenth century. Blake places Sala at the centre of nineteenth-century newspapers and periodicals and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Affective Landscapes in Literature, Art and Everyday Life: Memory, Place and the Senses book cover

    Affective Landscapes in Literature, Art and Everyday Life

    Memory, Place and the Senses, 1st Edition

    By Christine Berberich, Neil Campbell

    Bringing together a diverse group of scholars representing the fields of cultural and literary studies, cultural politics and history, creative writing and photography, this collection examines the different ways in which human beings respond to, debate and interact with landscape. How do we feel,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Camera Graeca: Photographs, Narratives, Materialities book cover

    Camera Graeca: Photographs, Narratives, Materialities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Carabott, Yannis Hamilakis, Eleni Papargyriou

    While written sources on the history of Greece have been studied extensively, no systematic attempt has been made to examine photography as an important cultural and material process. This is surprising, given that Modern Greece and photography are almost peers: both are cultural products of the…

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    Routledge

  • 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…

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    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…

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    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

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