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(Im)perfection Subverted, Reloaded and Networked: Utopian Discourse across Media

by Grzegorz Maziarczyk, Zofi Kolbuszewska & Barbara Klonowska

<p>This study explores various intersections between the traditional utopian discourse and such media as music, comic books, TV series, feature films, documentaries, fan fiction, computer games and web projects, bringing to focus the ...

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(Re)telling Old Stories

Peter Brooks "Mahabharata" and Ariane Mnouchkines "Les Atrides"

by Dominic Glynn

<p>Peter Brook and Ariane Mnouchkine are among the most important directors in recent theatre history.<br /> This book focuses on two of their landmark productions, <em>Mahabharata</em> (1985) and <em>Les Atrides</em> (1992–1994) respectively, ...

ISBN: 9783035298659

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A Bigger Message

Conversations with David Hockney

by Martin Gayford

<p>David Hockney is possibly the worlds most popular living painter, but he is also something else: an incisive and original thinker on art. Here are the fruits of his lifelong meditations on the problems and paradoxes of representing a ...

ISBN: 9780500773390

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A Cultural History of Fashion in the 20th and 21st Centuries

by Bonnie English

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ISBN: 9781350099128

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A Jar of Wild Flowers

Essays in Celebration of John Berger

by Sally Potter

<p>‘John Berger has made the world a better place to live in. These essays tell us how he succeeded in that task.’<br /> Arundhati Roy</p> <p>In this collection of essays on the work of, and conversations with, John Berger, thirty-seven of his

ISBN: 9781783608829

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A Southern Music

by T.M. Krishna

<p>T.M. Krishna, one of the foremost Karnatik vocalists today, begins his panoramic exploration of that tradition with a fundamental question: what is music? Taking nothing for granted and addressing diverse readers from Karnatik music's rich ...

ISBN: 9789352772988

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A Sticky Note Guide to Life

by Chaz Hutton

<p>LIFE! What does it all mean? Chaz Hutton, the world’s first sticky note lifestyle guru, has taken it upon himself to figure it all out so we don’t have to. He covers all the important things: dating, working, eating, fighting gorillas, the ...

ISBN: 9780008187637

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A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm

by Catriona McAra

<p>In <em>A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning</em>’s Chasm, Catriona McAra offers the first critical study of the literary work of the celebrated American painter and sculptor Dorothea Tanning (1910–2012). McAra fills a major gap in ...

ISBN: 9781315390567

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A Syncretistic Theory of Depiction

by Professor Alberto Voltolini

<p >What is depiction? This is a venerable question that has received many different answers throughout the whole history of philosophy, especially in contemporary times. <span style="font-style:italic;" >A Syncretistic Theory of ...

ISBN: 9781137263308

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A Theory of Minimalism

by Marc Botha

<p>The explosion of minimalism into the worlds of visual arts, music and literature in the mid-to-late twentieth century presents one of the most radical and decisive revolutions in aesthetic history. Detested by some, embraced by others, ...

ISBN: 9781472526540

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Address Unknown by Kathrine Kressmann Taylor (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><b><br></b><i>Address Unknown</i> by Kathrine Kressmann Taylor is the compelling tale of a friendship that is lost at the hands of Nazi Germany. It is told

ISBN: 9782806270214

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Xerography, Art, and Activism in the Late Twentieth Century

by Kate Eichhorn

<p>How xerography became a creative medium and political tool, arming artists and activists on the margins with an accessible means of making their messages public. This is the story of how the xerographic copier, or “Xerox machine,” became a ...

ISBN: 9780262334341

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Adorno and Modern Theatre

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

by K. Gritzner

<p>Adorno and Modern Theatre explores the drama of Edward Bond, David Rudkin, Howard Barker and Sarah Kane in the context of the work of leading philosopher Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969). The book engages with key principles of Adorno's ...

ISBN: 9781137534477

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Adorno's Modernism

Art, Experience, and Catastrophe

by Espen Hammer

<p>Theodor W. Adorno's aesthetics has dominated discussions about art and aesthetic modernism since World War II, and continues to inform contemporary theorizing. Situating Adorno's aesthetic theory in the context of post-Kantian European ...

ISBN: 9781316411438

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Adult Manga

Culture and Power in Contemporary Japanese Society

by Sharon Kinsella

<p>First detailed analysis of the phenomenon in English. Describes and analyses the complex new attitudes to manga since the 1980s. Provocative and timely, the book shows how manga's status in Japanese society is intimately linked to changes in ...

ISBN: 9781135798086

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Adversarial Design

by Carl DiSalvo

<p><strong>An exploration of the political qualities of technology design, as seen in projects that span art, computer science, and consumer products.</strong></p> <p>In <em>Adversarial Design</em>, Carl DiSalvo examines the ways that ...

ISBN: 9780262300575

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Aesthetic Hybridity in Mughal Painting, 1526–1658

by Valerie Gonzalez

<p>The first specialized critical-aesthetic study to be published on the concept of hybridity in early Mughal painting, this book investigates the workings of the diverse creative forces that led to the formation of a unique Mughal pictorial ...

ISBN: 9781317184867

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Aestheticism in Art

by William Hogarth

William Hogarth wrote his Analysis of Beauty in 1753, during the Age of Enlightenment. Through this captivating text, he tends to define the notion of beauty in painting and states that it is linked, per se, to the use of the serpentine lines in

ISBN: 9781783107926

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Aestheticizing Public Space

Street Visual Politics in East Asian Cities

by Lu Pan

<p>A photo collage of past and present street visuals in Asia, Aestheticizing Public Space explores the domestic, regional, and global nexus of East Asian cities through theirgraffiti, street art and other visual forms in public space. ...

ISBN: 9781783204557

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Aesthetics and the Sciences of Mind

by Greg Currie, Matthew Kieran, Aaron Meskin & others

<p>Through much of the twentieth century, philosophical thinking about works of art, design, and other aesthetic products has emphasized intuitive and reflective methods, often tied to the idea that philosophy's business is primarily to analyze ...

ISBN: 9780191046094

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