• Drama and Social Justice: Theory, research and practice in international contexts book cover

    Drama and Social Justice

    Theory, research and practice in international contexts

    Edited by Kelly Freebody, Michael Finneran

    "This text offers a cohesive framework for exploring social justice through drama and drama from a social justice perspective. Research based examples of practice from a range of international contexts link theory and practice. Connecting chapters raise key critical questions in an engaging…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge

  • Music as Image: Analytical psychology and music in film book cover

    Music as Image

    Analytical psychology and music in film

    By Benjamin Nagari

    Through a theoretical and practical exploration of Jungian and post-Jungian concepts surrounding image, this book moves beyond the visual scope of imagery to consider the presence and expression of music and sound, as well as how the psyche encounters expanded images – archetypal, personal or…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge

  • Dickens and Popular Entertainment book cover

    Dickens and Popular Entertainment

    By Paul Schlicke

    First published in 1985. Dickens was a vigorous champion of the right of all men and women to carefree amusements and dedicated himself to the creation of imaginative pleasure. This book represents the first extended study of this vital aspect of Dickens’ life and work, exploring how he channelled…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Balzac and Music: Its Place and Meaning in His Life and Work book cover

    Balzac and Music

    Its Place and Meaning in His Life and Work

    By Jean-Pierre Barricelli

    First published in 1990, this book was the first comprehensive study of Balzac’s relationship to music, blending past scholarship with new perspectives to formulate an inclusive account. It begins by examining the contacts and experiences that shaped the musical side of Balzac’s life. These left…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Books, Buildings and Social Engineering: Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present book cover

    Books, Buildings and Social Engineering

    Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present

    By Alistair Black, Simon Pepper, Kaye Bagshaw

    Public libraries have strangely never been the subject of an extensive design history. Consequently, this important and comprehensive book represents a ground-breaking socio-architectural study of pre-1939 public library buildings. A surprisingly high proportion of these urban civic buildings…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum book cover

    Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum

    By Jennifer Barrett, Jacqueline Millner

    This unique book proposes a re-reading of the relationship between artists and the contemporary museum. In Australia in particular, the museum has played a significant role in the colonial project and this has generally been considered as the predominant mode of artists' engagement with such…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Curious Lessons in the Museum: The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions book cover

    Curious Lessons in the Museum

    The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions

    By Claire Robins

    Amongst recent contemporary art and museological publications, there have been relatively few which direct attention to the distinct contributions that twentieth and twenty-first century artists have made to gallery and museum interpretation practices. There are fewer still that recognise the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Craftwork as Problem Solving: Ethnographic Studies of Design and Making book cover

    Craftwork as Problem Solving

    Ethnographic Studies of Design and Making

    Edited by Trevor H.J. Marchand

    This volume brings together a cross-disciplinary group of anthropologists, researchers of craft, and designer-makers to enumerate and explore the diversity and complexity of problem-solving tactics and strategies employed by craftspeople, together with the key social, cultural, and environmental…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Anthropological Studies of Creativity and Perception

  • Museum Representations of Maoist China: From Cultural Revolution to Commie Kitsch book cover

    Museum Representations of Maoist China

    From Cultural Revolution to Commie Kitsch

    By Amy Jane Barnes

    The collection, interpretation and display of art from the People’s Republic of China, and particularly the art of the Cultural Revolution, have been problematic for museums. These objects challenge our perception of ’Chineseness’ and their style, content and the means of their production question…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Museums and Public Value: Creating Sustainable Futures book cover

    Museums and Public Value

    Creating Sustainable Futures

    Edited by Carol A. Scott

    Public Value speaks to our time - to the role that museums can play in creating civil societies, to the challenges involved in using limited assets strategically, to the demand for results that make a difference and to the imperative that we build the kind of engagement that sustains our futures.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Redisplaying Museum Collections: Contemporary Display and Interpretation in British Museums book cover

    Redisplaying Museum Collections

    Contemporary Display and Interpretation in British Museums

    By Hannah Paddon

    This is the first book to examine, in depth, the multi-million pound redisplay and reinterpretation process in British museums in the early twenty-first century. Acknowledging the importance of the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) as project catalyst, Hannah Paddon explains and explores the complex…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • New Collecting: Exhibiting and Audiences after New Media Art book cover

    New Collecting: Exhibiting and Audiences after New Media Art

    Edited by Beryl Graham

    The collections of museums, galleries and online art organisations are increasingly broadening to include more new media art. Because new media is used as a means of documenting, archiving and distributing art, and because new media art might be interactive with its audiences, this highlights the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

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