E-books: Arts

  • Safety and Health for the Stage: Collaboration with the Production Process book cover

    Safety and Health for the Stage

    Collaboration with the Production Process, 1st Edition

    By William J. Reynolds

    Safety and Health for the Stage: Collaboration with the Production Process is a practical guide to integrating safety and health into the production process for live entertainment in the context of compliance with applicable codes, standards, and recommended practices. This book explores…

    eBook – 2020-01-21
    Routledge

  • Intercultural Collaboration by Design: Drawing from Differences, Distances, and Disciplines Through Visual Thinking book cover

    Intercultural Collaboration by Design

    Drawing from Differences, Distances, and Disciplines Through Visual Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Kelly M. Murdoch-Kitt, Denielle J. Emans

    Intercultural Collaboration by Design introduces a framework for collaborating across cultures and learning to use multicultural perspectives to address pressing global issues. This handbook helps people work, learn, and teach across cultures. Through the activities highlighted in this book,…

    eBook – 2020-01-21
    Routledge

  • Liberalism, Nationalism and Design Reform in the Habsburg Empire: Museums of Design, Industry and the Applied Arts book cover

    Liberalism, Nationalism and Design Reform in the Habsburg Empire

    Museums of Design, Industry and the Applied Arts, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Rampley, Markian Prokopovych, Nóra Veszprémi

    Liberalism, Nationalism and Design Reform in the Habsburg Empire is a study of museums of design and applied arts in Austria-Hungary from 1864 to 1914. The Museum for Art and Industry (now the Museum of Applied Arts) as well as its design school occupies a prominent place in the study. The book…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • The Magic Lantern at Work: Witnessing, Persuading, Experiencing and Connecting book cover

    The Magic Lantern at Work

    Witnessing, Persuading, Experiencing and Connecting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martyn Jolly, Elisa deCourcy

    For centuries, various new media technologies have provided individuals with a set of powerful tools to affect their audiences. Among these the magic lantern show was perhaps the most pervasive, and persuasive. Around the world audiences gathered together in darkened rooms to see a sequence of…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Active Landscape Photography: Theoretical Groundwork for Landscape Architecture book cover

    Active Landscape Photography

    Theoretical Groundwork for Landscape Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Anne C Godfrey

    Photographs play a hugely influential but largely unexamined role in the practice of landscape architecture and design. Through a diverse set of essays and case studies, this seminal text unpacks the complex relationship between landscape architecture and photography. It explores the influence of…

    eBook – 2020-01-15
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Music Tourism: A Theory of Musical Topophilia book cover

    Contemporary Music Tourism

    A Theory of Musical Topophilia, 1st Edition

    By Leonieke Bolderman

    This book explores the growing phenomenon of music tourism – instances of people visiting places because of a connection with music. Asking how an abstract art form such as music can lead to tourism and how the popularity of music tourism in contemporary culture might be explained, it presents a…

    eBook – 2020-01-13
    Routledge

  • Hope and Aesthetic Utility in Modernist Literature book cover

    Hope and Aesthetic Utility in Modernist Literature

    1st Edition

    By Tim DeJong

    "Hope" and "modernism" are two words that are not commonly linked. Moving from much-discussed negative affects to positive forms of feeling, Hope and Aesthetic Utility in Modernist Literature argues that they should be. This book contends that much of modernist writing and thought reveals a deeply…

    eBook – 2020-01-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Theatrical Speech Acts: Performing Language: Politics, Translations, Embodiments book cover

    Theatrical Speech Acts: Performing Language

    Politics, Translations, Embodiments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Fischer-Lichte, Torsten Jost, Saskya Iris Jain

    Theatrical Speech Acts: Performing Language explores the significance and impact of words in performance, probing how language functions in theatrical scenarios, what it can achieve under particular conditions, and what kinds of problems may arise as a result. Presenting case studies from around…

    eBook – 2020-01-10
    Routledge

  • Dance, Professional Practice, and the Workplace: Challenges and Opportunities for Dance Professionals, Students, and Educators book cover

    Dance, Professional Practice, and the Workplace

    Challenges and Opportunities for Dance Professionals, Students, and Educators, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Pickard, Doug Risner

    Originally published as a special issue of Research in Dance Education, now with an added chapter, this text acknowledges and celebrates the increasingly diverse careers and employment networks in which dance professionals and dance educators are engaged. Addressing issues and developments…

    eBook – 2020-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Correspondence of Christian Gottfried Krause: A Music Lover in the Age of Sensibility book cover

    The Correspondence of Christian Gottfried Krause: A Music Lover in the Age of Sensibility

    1st Edition

    By Darrell M. Berg

    The fascinating correspondence of the Berlin lawyer and musician Christian Gottfried Krause is an important document reflecting the trends and developments in aesthetics, music theory and music making in the Prussian capital during the reign of Frederick the Great. Krause's letters shed light on…

    eBook – 2020-01-03
    Routledge

  • What Painting Is book cover

    What Painting Is

    2nd Edition

    By James Elkins

    In this classic text, James Elkins communicates the experience of painting beyond the traditional vocabulary of art history. Alchemy provides a strange language to explore what it is a painter really does in the studio—the smells, the mess, the struggle to control the uncontrollable, the…

    eBook – 2019-12-24
    Routledge

  • Costume Design for Video Games: An Exploration of Historical and Fantastical Skins book cover

    Costume Design for Video Games

    An Exploration of Historical and Fantastical Skins, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandy Appleoff Lyons

    Costume Design for Video Games: An Exploration of Historical and Fantastical Skins explores the rich and colorful history of fashion throughout the ages. Each page goes into detail concerning the social significance of Iconic period pieces. From the real and the imagined, Costume Design for Video…

    eBook – 2019-12-23
    CRC Press

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