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  • World Comics

    The Basics, 1st Edition

    By Frederick Aldama

    World Comics: The Basics approaches the history of comic books as a global one, one that includes the physical transmigration of artists and their styles and worldviews from one place to another, and increasingly includes the active participation of creators and editors in the publishing and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zlatan Krajina, Deborah Stevenson

    Rapid urbanisation and increasing reliance on communications have made mediated cities a dominant social form in the twenty-first century. The Routledge Companion to Urban Media brings together key interdisciplinary perspectives and global case studies to uncover the joint trajectories of spatial…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Imagining Identity in American Equine Art

    1832 to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Dallow

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Thomas Gainsborough’s Blue Boy

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Hedquist

    The reception of Thomas Gainsborough’s Blue Boy from its origins to its appearances in contemporary visual culture reveals how its popularity was achieved and maintained by diverse audiences and in varied venues. Performative manifestations resulted in contradictory characterizations of the painted…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • SHAKESPEARE AND SYMBOLIC VISUALITY

    Shakespeare’s Use of Emblem and Iconography, 1st Edition

    By Peter Daly

    From one of the world leading scholars in emblematics, this book seeks to demonstrate the extent to which Shakespeare used symbolic visually in his use of the stage and objects in his infamous plays. Using obvious examples such as Hamlet's sword or Shylock’s knife and less obvious ones like…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Art Deco

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bridget Elliott, Michael Windover

    Scholarly interest in Art Deco has grown rapidly over the past fifty years, spanning different academic disciplines. This volume provides a guide to the current state of the field of Art Deco research by highlighting past accomplishments and promising new directions. Chapters are presented in five…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine

    Art and Hagiography among the Medieval Merchant Classes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Kelley, Cynthia Turner Camp

    Offering snapshots of mercantile devotion to saints in different regions, this volume is the first to ask explicitly how merchants invoked saints, and why. Despite medieval and modern stereotypes of merchants as godless and avaricious, medieval traders were highly devout – and rightly so. Overseas…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • A Theory of Dramaturgy

    1st Edition

    By Janek Szatkowski

    A Theory of Dramaturgy is the first text of its kind to define concepts and combine arguments into a coherent dramaturgical theory supported by an operative systems theory. This is a wide-ranging theory with historical and contemporary perspectives on dramaturgy, rather than a simply how-to book.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-02 
    Routledge

  • Contexts of Violence in Comics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Hague, Ian Gordon, Nina Mickwitz

    This book asks the reader to consider the ways in which violence and its representations may be enabled or restricted by the contexts in which they take place. It analyzes how structures and organising principles, be they political, cultural, religious, legal or historical, might encourage, demand…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Representing Acts of Violence in Comics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Hague, Ian Gordon, Nina Mickwitz

    This book examines the ways in which individual moments of violence develop, and are presented, in comics and graphic novels. It raises questions about depiction and the act of showing violence, but it also considers the ways in which violence can affect those involved over the long term. The…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Research in the Creative and Media Arts

    Challenging Practice, 1st Edition

    By Desmond Bell

    In Research in the Creative and Media Arts, Desmond Bell looks at contemporary art and design practice, arguing that research activity is now a vital part of the creative dynamic. Today, creative arts and media students are expected to develop a range of research competencies and critical…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge

  • 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. In this book, the structure…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

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