E-books: Theory of Art

  • Surfaces: Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth book cover

    Surfaces

    Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Anusas, Cristián Simonetti

    In attending to surfaces, as they wrap, layer and grow within sentient bodies, material formations and cosmological states, this volume presents a series of ten anthropological studies stretching across five continents and in observation of earthly practices of making, knowing, living and dying.…

    eBook – 2020-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Folk Theatres of North India: Contestation, Amalgamation and Transference book cover

    Folk Theatres of North India

    Contestation, Amalgamation and Transference, 1st Edition

    By Karan Singh

    This book examines folk theatres of North India as a unique performative structure, a counter stream to the postulations of Sanskrit and Western realistic theatre. In focusing on their historical, social and cultural imprints, it explores how these theatres challenge the linearity of cultural…

    eBook – 2019-11-26
    Routledge India

  • Collage in Twenty-First-Century Literature in English: Art of Crisis book cover

    Collage in Twenty-First-Century Literature in English

    Art of Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Wojciech Drag

    Collage in Twenty-First-Century Literature in English: Art of Crisis considers the phenomenon of the continued relevance of collage, a form established over a hundred years ago, to contemporary literature. It argues that collage is a perfect artistic vehicle to represent the crisis-ridden reality…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • The Art of Picturing in Early Modern English Literature book cover

    The Art of Picturing in Early Modern English Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Camilla Caporicci, Armelle Sabatier

    Written by an international group of highly regarded scholars and rooted in the field of intermedial approaches to literary studies, this volume explores the complex aesthetic process of "picturing" in early modern English literature. The essays in this volume offer a comprehensive and varied…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Fragmentation of the Photographic Image in the Digital Age book cover

    Fragmentation of the Photographic Image in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Rubinstein

    Fragmentation of the Photographic Image in the Digital Age challenges orthodoxies of photographic theory and practice. Beyond understanding the image as a static representation of reality, it shows photography as a linchpin of dynamic developments in augmented intelligence, neuroscience, critical…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Re-reading the Monstrous-Feminine: Art, Film, Feminism and Psychoanalysis book cover

    Re-reading the Monstrous-Feminine

    Art, Film, Feminism and Psychoanalysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Chare, Jeanette Hoorn, Audrey Yue

    This book provides a critical reappraisal of Barbara Creed’s ground-breaking work of feminist psychoanalytic film scholarship, The Monstrous-Feminine, which was first published in 1993. The Monstrous-Feminine married psychoanalytic thinking with film analysis in radically new ways to provide…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Portraits in Early Modern English Drama: Visual Culture, Play-Texts, and Performances book cover

    Portraits in Early Modern English Drama

    Visual Culture, Play-Texts, and Performances, 1st Edition

    By Emanuel Stelzer

    Portraits in Early Modern English Drama studies the complex web of interconnections that grows out of the presentation of portraits as props in early modern English drama. Emanuel Stelzer considers this theory from the Elizabethan age up to the closing of the theatres. This book examines how the…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • René Magritte and the Art of Thinking book cover

    René Magritte and the Art of Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Lipinski

    For René Magritte, painting was a form of thinking. Through paintings of ordinary objects rendered with illusionism, Magritte probed the limits of our perception—what we see and cannot see, the nature of representation—as a philosophical system for presenting ideas, and explored perspective as a…

    eBook – 2019-04-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Photography, Temporality, and Modernity: Time Warped book cover

    Photography, Temporality, and Modernity

    Time Warped, 1st Edition

    By Kris Belden-Adams

    This book examines the photography’s unique capacity to represent time with a degree of elasticity and abstraction. Part object-study, part cultural/philosophical history, it examines the medium’s ability to capture and sometimes "defy" time, while also traveling as objects across time-and-space…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Visual Communication for Social Work Practice: Power, Culture, Analysis book cover

    Visual Communication for Social Work Practice

    Power, Culture, Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Sonia M. Tascón

    How are we to understand how the dominance of visual images and representations in late modernity affects Social Work practice, research and education? Social workers are increasingly using still and moving images to illustrate their work, to create new knowledge, and to further specific groups’…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Photography and Ontology: Unsettling Images book cover

    Photography and Ontology

    Unsettling Images, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donna West Brett, Natalya Lusty

    This edited collection explores the complex ways in which photography is used and interpreted: as a record of evidence, as a form of communication, as a means of social and political provocation, as a mode of surveillance, as a narrative of the self, and as an art form. What makes photographic…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • The Artist-Philosopher and New Philosophy book cover

    The Artist-Philosopher and New Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By George Smith

    In The Artist-Philosopher and New Philosophy, Smith argues that Western Metaphysics has indeed come to what Heidegger describes as “an end.” That is hardly to say philosophy as such is over or soon to disappear; rather, its purpose as a medium of cultural change and as a generator of history has…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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