E-books: Arts

  • The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary Musical book cover

    The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary Musical

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Sternfeld, Elizabeth L. Wollman

    The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary Musical is dedicated to the musical’s evolving relationship to American culture in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. In the past decade-and-a-half, international scholars from an ever-widening number of disciplines and…

    eBook – 2019-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Companions

  • Impressionism: A Feminist Reading: The Gendering Of Art, Science, And Nature In The Nineteenth Century book cover

    Impressionism: A Feminist Reading

    The Gendering Of Art, Science, And Nature In The Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Norma Broude

     An original interpretation of Impressionism and nineteenth-century art and culture by a noted feminist art historian. This book is a pioneering reading of Impressionism from a feminist perspective by a noted art historian. Norma Broude analyzes the philosophical underpinnings of landscape painting…

    eBook – 2019-08-16
    Routledge

  • Shyam Benegal’s India: Alternative Images book cover

    Shyam Benegal’s India

    Alternative Images, 1st Edition

    By Vivek Sachdeva

    This book examines Shyam Benegal’s films and alternative image(s) of India in his cinema, and traces the trajectory of changing aesthetics of his cinema in the post-liberalisation era. The book engages with the challenges faced by India as a nation-state in post-colonial times. Looking at…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    Routledge India

  • Lighting for Photographers: An Introductory Guide to Professional Photography book cover

    Lighting for Photographers

    An Introductory Guide to Professional Photography, 2nd Edition

    By Joseph Lavine, Brad Bartholomew

    Lighting is one of the most important aspects of any photograph. The best images create dimension and drama, which goes beyond formulas and lighting recipes. In Lighting for Photographers: An Introductory Guide to Professional Photography, commercial photographers and instructors Joe Lavine and…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    Routledge

  • Václav Trojan: Music Composition in Czech Animated Films book cover

    Václav Trojan

    Music Composition in Czech Animated Films, 1st Edition

    By Marco Bellano

    This book explores the Czech composer Václav Trojan (1907-1983) and his compositions for Jiri Trnka's films, a very influential puppet stop-motion animator. Trnka is regarded as one of the finest outcomes of Czech art in the aftermath of the Second World War and inspiration for contemporary…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    CRC Press
    Focus Animation

  • Participatory Arts in International Development book cover

    Participatory Arts in International Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Cooke, Inés Soria-Donlan

    This book explores the practical delivery of participatory arts projects in international development. Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of academics, international development professionals and arts practitioners, the book engages honestly with the competing challenges faced by the…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Ideologies of the Real in Title Sequences, Motion Graphics and Cinema book cover

    Ideologies of the Real in Title Sequences, Motion Graphics and Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Michael Betancourt

    This book explores the question of realism in motion pictures. Specifically, it explores how understanding the role of realism in the history of title sequences in film can illuminate discussions raised by the advent of digital cinema. Ideologies of the Real in Title Sequences, Motion Graphics and…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media Theory and Practice

  • The Pre-history of ‘The Midsummer Marriage’: Narratives and Speculations book cover

    The Pre-history of ‘The Midsummer Marriage’

    Narratives and Speculations, 1st Edition

    By Roger Savage

    The Pre-history of ‘The Midsummer Marriage’ examines the early collaborative phase (1943 to 1946) in the making of Michael Tippett’s first mature opera and charts the developments that grew out of that phase. Drawing on a fascinating group of Tippett’s sketchbooks and a lengthy sequence of his…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Royal Musical Association Monographs

  • The Tragedy of State book cover

    The Tragedy of State

    1st Edition

    By J. W. Lever

    The domination of the state over the lives of individuals is, arguably, a problem of the present-day world. In this book, first published in 1971, the author finds essentially the same problem in Jacobean tragedy in the shape it assumed during the rise of the first European nation-states. The…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of British India: Imperialism as Inequality book cover

    The Rise and Fall of British India

    Imperialism as Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Karl de Schweinitz Jr

    A great deal of argument about the theory and practice of imperialism has been generated in recent years, much of it Eurocentric and much of it focusing on the causes of imperialism. In this singularly clear and perceptive study, first published in 1983, Karl de Schweinitz concentrates instead on a…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    Routledge

  • New Dramaturgies: Strategies and Exercises for 21st Century Playwriting book cover

    New Dramaturgies

    Strategies and Exercises for 21st Century Playwriting, 1st Edition

    By Mark Bly

    In New Dramaturgies: Strategies and Exercises for 21st Century Playwriting, Mark Bly offers a new playwriting book with nine unique play-generating exercises. These exercises offer dramaturgical strategies and tools for confronting and overcoming obstacles that all playwrights face. Each of the…

    eBook – 2019-08-08
    Routledge
    Focus on Dramaturgy

  • The Marketing Edge for Filmmakers: Developing a Marketing Mindset from Concept to Release book cover

    The Marketing Edge for Filmmakers: Developing a Marketing Mindset from Concept to Release

    1st Edition

    By Russell Schwartz, Katherine MacDonald

    Written for working and aspiring filmmakers, directors, producers and screenwriters, The Marketing Edge for Filmmakers walks through every stage of the marketing process - from concept to post-production - and illustrates how creative decisions at each stage will impact the marketability of a…

    eBook – 2019-08-08
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

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