• Reconstruction and the Synthesis of the Arts in France, 1944-1962 book cover

    Reconstruction and the Synthesis of the Arts in France, 1944-1962

    By Nicola Pezolet

    Reconstruction and the Synthesis of the Arts in France, 1944-1962 considers the artistic, architectural and bureaucratic shifts that emerged in the troubled aftermath of World War II and in the first years old the Cold War. Focused on the modernist networks surrounding Le Corbusier, the Salon des…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography book cover

    Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

    Edited by Angeliki Pollali, Berthold Hub

    Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This anthology offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of the European Renaissance. It revisits 'canonical' forms of visual…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Microtonality and the Tuning Systems of Erv Wilson book cover

    Microtonality and the Tuning Systems of Erv Wilson

    By Terumi Narushima

    This book explores the emerging area of microtonality through an examination of the tuning theories of Erv Wilson. It is the first publication to offer a broad discussion of this influential theorist whose innovations have far-reaching ramifications for microtonal tuning systems. This study…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Music Theory

  • Charles Avison in Context: National and International Musical Links in Eighteenth-Century North-East England book cover

    Charles Avison in Context

    National and International Musical Links in Eighteenth-Century North-East England

    Edited by Roz Southey, Eric Cross

    Despite recent interest in music-making in the so-called ’provinces’, the idea still lingers that music-making outside London was small in scale, second-rate, and behind the times. However, in Newcastle upon Tyne, the presence of a nationally known musician, Charles Avison (1709-1770), prompts a…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge

  • Situational Game Design book cover

    Situational Game Design

    By Brian Upton

    Situational Design lays out a new methodology for designing and critiquing videogames. While most game design books focus on games as formal systems, Situational Design concentrates squarely on player experience. It looks at how playfulness is not a property of a game considered in isolation, but…

    Paperback – 2017-11-06 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Cross-Overs: Art Into Pop/Pop Into Art book cover

    Cross-Overs

    Art Into Pop/Pop Into Art

    By John A. Walker

    This book, first published in 1987, was the first major survey of the links between the visual arts and pop music over the last thirty years. It brings to light the ideas, styles and people who have influenced both the look of pop and the shape of art. It examines how pop uses art movements like…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Art Into Pop book cover

    Art Into Pop

    By Simon Frith, Howard Horne

    This book, first published in 1987, tells the intriguing and culturally complex story of the art school influence on postwar British popular music. Following Romantic attitudes from life class to recording studio, it focuses on two key moments – the early 1960s, when art students like John Lennon…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Lost in Music: Culture, Style and the Musical Event book cover

    Lost in Music

    Culture, Style and the Musical Event

    Edited by Avron Levine White

    This collection of essays, first published in 1987, provides a sociological treatment of many musical forms – rock, jazz, classical – with special emphasis on the perspective of the practising musician. Among the topics covered are the legal structures governing musical production and the question…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Jazz & Blues book cover

    Jazz & Blues

    By Graham Vulliamy

    This book, first published in 1982, shows that jazz and blues are music forms that are about individualism, experiment, expression and feeling. From their origin in the work songs and spirituals of America’s southern slaves, through to their adaptation to the urban adaptation to the urban…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Rock 'n' Roll book cover

    Rock 'n' Roll

    By Dave Rogers

    When rock ‘n’ roll began its ascendancy in the 1950s the older generation saw it as dangerous, renegade, threatening the moral stability of a nation. Young people saw it as freedom, and most importantly, as their music. The teenage revolution was here, This book, first published in 1982, traces the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Rocking Around the Clock: Music Television, Postmodernism, and Consumer Culture book cover

    Rocking Around the Clock

    Music Television, Postmodernism, and Consumer Culture

    By E. Ann Kaplan

    The first non-stop rock video channel was launched in the US in 1981. As a unique popular culture form, MTV warrants attention, and in this, the first study of the medium, originally published in 1987, Ann Kaplan examines the cultural context of MTV and its relationship to the history of rock music…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Tin Pan Alley book cover

    Tin Pan Alley

    By John Shepherd

    In Tin Pan Alley we see the beginnings of the pop world as we now know it: commercial, constantly capturing, exploiting or even occasionally creating a public mood. The Alleymen were workers as much as artists. This book, first published in 1982, explores how the change occurred, the ways in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

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