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  • Portuguese Artists in London

    Shaping Identities in Post-War Europe, 1st Edition

    By Leonor de Oliveira

    This book centres on four Portuguese artists’ journeys between Portugal and Britain and aims at rethinking the cultural and artistic interactions in the post-war Europe, the shaping of new identities within a context of creative experimentalism and transnational dynamics and the artistic responses…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan

    Staging the Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Aragorn Quinn

    Staging the Resistance: Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan, sheds new light on the adoption of concepts that motivated political theaters of resistance for nearly a century and even now undergird the collective understanding of the Japanese nation. Grounded in the aftermath of…

    Hardback – 2020-02-29 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • George Orwell on the Radio

    His Works in Sound Drama and Documentary, 1st Edition

    By Tim Crook

    Assessing the quality and representation of George Orwell on the radio - the radio dramas he wrote himself and the dramatizations and documentaries of his fiction and nonfiction by others - this book explores the interaction of Orwell’s fiction, journalism and documentary writing with the audio/…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 

  • Making Art History in Europe After 1945

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noemi de Haro-García, Patricia Mayayo, Jesús Carrillo

    This book analyses the intermeshing of state power and art history in Europe since 1945 and up to the present from a critical, de-centered perspective. Devoting special attention to European peripheries and to under-researched transnational cultural political initiatives related to the arts…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Cultural Reflections of Medusa

    The Shadow in the Glass, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Hedgecock

    This project studies the patterns in which the Medusa myth shapes, constructs and transforms new meanings of women today, correlating portrayals in ancient Greek myth, nineteenth century Symbolist painting and new, controversial, visions of women in contemporary art. The myth of the Medusa has long…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Embodiment and Disembodiment in Live Art

    From Grotowski to Hologram, 1st Edition

    By Ke Shi

    Liveness is a pivotal issue for performance theorists and artists. As live art covers both embodiment and disembodiment, many scholars have emphasized the former and interpreted the latter as the opposite side of liveness. In this book, the author demonstrates that disembodiment is also an…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    China Perspectives

  • Milton, Music and Literary Interpretation

    Reading through the Spirit, 1st Edition

    By David Ainsworth

    Milton, Music and Literary Interpretation: Reading through the Spirit constructs a musical methodology for interpreting literary text drawn out of John Milton’s poetry and prose. Analyzing the linkage between music and the Holy Spirit in Milton’s work, it focuses on harmony and its relationship to…

    Hardback – 2020-01-20 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Beggars Banquet and the Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Revolution

    ‘They Call My Name Disturbance', 1st Edition

    Edited by Russell Reising

    The Rolling Stones’ Beggars Banquet is one of the seminal albums in rock history. Arguably it not only marks the advent of the ‘mature’ sound of the Rolling Stones but lays out a new blueprint for an approach to blues-based rock music that would endure for several decades. From its title to the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-10 
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Feminist War Games

    Mechanisms of War, Feminist Values, and Interventional Games, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jon Saklofske, Alyssa Arbuckle, Jon Bath

    Feminist War Games? explores the critical intersections and collisions between feminist values and perceptions of war, by asking whether feminist values can be asserted as interventional approaches to the design, play and analysis of games that focus on armed conflict and economies of violence.…

    Hardback – 2020-01-07 
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • The Origin of Musical Instruments

    An Ethnological Introduction to the History of Instrumental Music, 1st Edition

    By André Schaeffner

    Edited by Rachelle Taylor

    The work of French musicologist, ethnologist and critic André Schaeffner (1895 - 1980) grew out of his first organological studies of the history of Western classical instruments in the late 1920s and encapsulated in his wide-ranging Origine des Instruments de Musique, which captures his studies in…

    Hardback – 2019-12-30 
    Classic European Studies in the Science of Music

  • Transmediations

    Communication Across Media Borders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Niklas Salmose, Lars Elleström

    This collection offers a multi-faceted exploration of transmediations, the processes of transfer and transformation that occur when communicative acts in one medium are mediated again through another. While previous research has explored these processes from a broader perspective, Salmose and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-28 
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • The Maternal in Creative Work

    Intergenerational Discussions on Motherhood and Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Marchevska, Valerie Walkerdine

    The Maternal in Creative Work examines the interrelation between art, creativity and maternal experience, inviting international artists, theorists and cultural workers to discuss their approaches to the central feminist question of the relation between maternity, generation, and creativity. This…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Interdisciplinary Research in Motherhood

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