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  • New Jazz Conceptions

    History, Theory, Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Fagge, Nicolas Pillai

    New Jazz Conceptions: History, Theory, Practice is an edited collection that captures the cutting edge of British jazz studies in the early twenty-first century, highlighting the developing methodologies and growing interdisciplinary nature of the field. In particular, the collection breaks…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Wollheim, Wittgenstein, and Pictorial Representation

    Seeing-as and Seeing-in, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gary Kemp, Gabriele Mras

    Pictorial representation is one of the core questions in aesthetics and philosophy of art. What is a picture? How do pictures represent things? This collection of specially commissioned chapters examines the influential thesis that the core of pictorial representation is not resemblance but '…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Translating Classical Plays

    Collected Papers, 1st Edition

    By J. Michael Walton

    Translating Classical Plays is a selection of edited papers by J. Michael Walton published and delivered between 1997 and 2014. Of the four sections, each with a new introduction, the first two cover the history of translating classical drama into English and specific issues relating to translation…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Turkic Soundscapes

    From Shamanic Voices to Hip-Hop, 1st Edition

    Edited by Razia Sultanova, Megan Rancier

    The Turkic soundscape is both geographically huge and culturally diverse (twenty-eight countries, republics and districts extending from Eastern Europe through the Caucasus and throughout Central Asia). Although the Turkic peoples of the world can trace their linguistic and genetic ancestries to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Verdi�s Exceptional Women: Giuseppina Strepponi and Teresa Stolz

    1st Edition

    By Caroline Ellsmore

    This investigation offers new perspectives on Giuseppe Verdi’s attitudes to women and the functions which they fulfilled for him. The book explores Verdi’s professional and personal relationship with women who were exceptional within the traditional socio-sexual structure of patria potestà, in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Live Art of Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Cath Lambert

    The Live Art of Sociology attends to the importance of ‘the live’ in contemporary social and political life. Taking existing work in live sociology as a starting point, this book considers some of its aspirations through unique empirical investigations. Queer and feminist theory and methods are…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Regulation and Reform of Music Criticism in Nineteenth-Century England

    1st Edition

    By Paul Watt

    Music criticism in England underwent profound change from the 1880s to the 1920s. It gave rise to ‘New criticism’ that aimed to be rational, impartial and intellectually authoritative. It was a break from the criticism of old: the work of the opinionated journalist who wrote descriptive concert…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Russia - Art Resistance and the Conservative-Authoritarian Zeitgeist

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lena Jonson, Andrei Erofeev

    This book explores how artistic strategies of resistance have survived under the conservative-authoritarian regime which has been in place in Russia since 2012. It discusses the conditions under which artists work as the state spells out a new state cultural policy, aesthetics change and the state…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Singing the Gospel along Scotland's North-East Coast, 1859-2009

    1st Edition

    By Frances Wilkins

    Following three years of ethnomusicological fieldwork on the sacred singing traditions of evangelical Christians in North-East Scotland and Northern Isles coastal communities, Frances Wilkins documents and analyses current singing practices in this book by placing them historically and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Musical Thought and Spiritual Lives of Heinrich Schenker and Arnold Schoenberg

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Arndt

    This book examines the origin, content, and development of the musical thought of Heinrich Schenker and Arnold Schoenberg. One of the premises is that Schenker’s and Schoenberg’s inner musical lives are inseparable from their inner spiritual lives. Curiously, Schenker and Schoenberg start out in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare and Complexity Theory

    1st Edition

    By Claire Hansen

    In this new monograph, Claire Hansen demonstrates how Shakespeare can be understood as a complex system, and how complexity theory can provide compelling and original readings of Shakespeare’s plays. The book utilises complexity theory to illuminate early modern theatrical practice, Shakespeare…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Religion in the Theatre of Grotowski

    1st Edition

    By Catharine Christof

    This book opens a new interdisciplinary frontier between religion and theatre studies to illuminate what has been seen as the religious, or spiritual, nature of Polish theatre director Jerzy Grotowski’s work. It corrects the lacunae in both theatre studies and religious studies by examining the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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