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A Critical Theory of Creativity

Utopia, Aesthetics, Atheism and Design

by Richard Howells

<SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">A Critical Theory of Creativity</SPAN> argues that a Utopian drive is aesthetically encoded within the language of form. Combining multidisciplinary theory with case studies ranging from planned communities to ...

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About Looking

by John Berger

As a novelist, essayist, and cultural historian, John Berger is a writer of dazzling eloquence and arresting insight whose work amounts to a subtle, powerful critique of the canons of our civilization. In <i>About Looking</i> he explores our ...

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Adorno and Modern Theatre

The Drama of the Damaged Self in Bond, Rudkin, Barker and Kane

by Dr Karoline Gritzner

<SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Adorno and Modern Theatre</SPAN> explores the drama of Edward Bond, David Rudkin, Howard Barker and Sarah Kane in the context of the work of leading Frankfurt School philosopher Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969). It ...

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Akram Khan

Dancing New Interculturalism

by Dr Royona Mitra

<SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Akram Khan: Dancing New Interculturalism</SPAN> analyses the relationship between this seminal British-Asian choreographer's complex identity-positions and his art through the lens of 'new interculturalism'. ...

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American Cinderellas on the Broadway Musical Stage

Imagining the Working Girl from Irene to Gypsy

by Dr. Maya Cantu

Drawing upon Broadway musicals ranging from <SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Irene</SPAN> (1919) to <SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Gypsy </SPAN>(1959), <SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">A<SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">merican Cinderellas on ...

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Angel Allie

by Josephine Harhen

<p>When Katie wakes up on the morning of her seventh birthday there is a feathery bundle at the bottom of her bed. A young girl just like her but with red curly hair and wings that glow pink when she comes excited. A special friend, invisible to

ISBN: 9781910097571

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Animal Horror Cinema

Genre, History and Criticism

by Katarina Gregersdotter, Johan Höglund & Nicklas Hållén

The first academic study of the genre of animal horror cinema is essential for cinema and animal studies scholars as well as for fans of horror film. It defines this popular sub-genre, outlines its history and studies recent films as well as ...

ISBN: 9781137496409

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Anime Aesthetics

Japanese Animation and the 'Post-Cinematic' Imagination

by Alistair D. Swale

<p >Japanese animation has been more broadly recognised and given fulsome academic commentary over the last decade. However, there is arguably a need for a more philosophically consistent and theoretically integrated engagement as emphasized by ...

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Applied Theatre Second Edition

International Case Studies and Challenges for Practice

by Monica Prendergast

Six years after its initial publication, Applied Theatrereturns with a second edition. As the first book to assist practitioners and students to develop critical frameworks for implementing their own theatrical projects, it served as a vital ...

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Art as Extraordinary Science

A paradigm for the 21st century

by Jenny Waller

Art education has gone through a number of paradigms since its origins in the medieval guilds. Yet ever since joining the university system in the 1970s, art departments have struggled to articulate a contemporary paradigm which accurately ...

ISBN: 9781911110095

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Art by Yasmina Reza (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

by Bright Summaries

<b>In this clear and detailed reading guide, we’ve done all the hard work for you!</b><br><br><i>‘Art’</i> by Yasmina Reza is her most successful play and has won two Molière Awards and a Tony Award, as well as receiving several other ...

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Art in Community

The Provisional Citizen

by Rimi Khan

The arts are situated at the centre of a range of policies and programs seeking to make communities more creative, cohesive or productive. This book explores the relationship between government and community that frames these cultural practices,

ISBN: 9781137512505

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Art in England

The Saxons to the Tudors: 600-1600

by Sara N. James

Art in England fills a void in the scholarship of both English and medieval art by offering the first single volume overview of artistic movements in Medieval and Early Renaissance England. Grounded in history and using the chronology of the ...

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Artistic Research in the Future Academy

by Daniel Butt

The rapid growth of doctoral-level art education provides both a challenge to traditional conceptions of university knowledge and, Danny Butt argues, a blueprint for the university’s future. Synthesizing institutional history and aesthetic ...

ISBN: 9781783207923

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Arts Management and Cultural Policy Research

by Jonathan Paquette & Eleonora Redaelli

Presenting concepts, knowledge and institutional settings of arts management and cultural policy research, this book builds on two assumptions that are simultaneously propositions. The first is that arts management research and cultural policy ...

ISBN: 9781137460936

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Artwash

Big Oil and the Arts

by Mel Evans

<p>Artwash is an intervention into the unsavoury role of the Big Oil company’s sponsorship of the arts in Britain. Based on the high profile campaign 'Liberate Tate', Mel Evans targets Chevron, ExxonMobil, BP and Shell’s collaboration with ...

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Audrey Wood and the Playwrights

by Milly Barranger

<p >From Tennessee Williams and Carson McCullers to Arthur Kopit and Brian Friel, New York-based literary agent Audrey Wood encouraged and guided the unique talents of playwrights in the Broadway theatre of her day.<span ...

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Bad History and the Logics of Blockbuster Cinema

Titanic, Gangs of New York, Australia, Inglourious Basterds

by Patrick McGee

In his latest book, Patrick McGee argues for the political and social significance of mass culture through the interpretation of four recent big-budget movies:<span style="font-style: italic">T<span style="font-style: italic">itanic,<span ...

ISBN: 9781137012524

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Besides the Screen

Moving Images through Distribution, Promotion and Curation

by Dr Virginia Crisp & Gabriel Menotti Gonring

<p ><span style="font-style:italic;" >Besides the Screen</span> seeks to make an intervention into film and screen studies by examining and considering the elements of cinematic experience, production and dissemination that exist beside the ...

ISBN: 9781137471031

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Black Magic Woman and Narrative Film

Race, Sex and Afro-Religiosity

by Montré Aza Missouri

<p >Contributing to emerging scholarship on representations of race, gender, sexuality and religion in film and media, <span style="font-style:italic;" >Black Magic Woman</span><span style="font-style:italic;" > </span>focuses on the 'tragic ...

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