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Keywords For Marxist Art History Today

Author : Larne Abse Gogarty
ISBN : 3847111140
Genre : Art
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The mood of systemic crisis that has marked the early 21st century has been accompanied by an upsurge in Marxist thought in a whole range of domains and extends to art history. In this volume 19 scholars from different generations, different national contexts and with different relationships to Marxism reflect on the status of 18 "keywords" with special pertinence to Marxist art-historical inquiry today. Starting point of the researches was the knowledge that while certain keywords have been crucial to recent developments in Marxist art history and cultural theory more broadly, others seem to have slipped out of view. The scholars are not so much interested in the "historical semantics" of words – although that plays some role in the essays – as in the present state of Marxist art history.
Category: Art

Keywords For Today

Author : The Keywords Project
ISBN : 9780190636593
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Keywords for Today takes us deep into the history of the language in order to better understand our contemporary world. From nature to cultural appropriation and from market to terror, the most important words in political and cultural debate have complicated and complex histories. This book sketches these histories in ways that illuminate the political bent and values of our current society. Written by The Keywords Project, an independent group of scholars who have spent more than a decade on this work, Keywords for Today updates and extends Raymond Williams's classic work, Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society. It updates some 40 of Williams's original entries and adds 86 new entries, ranging from access to youth. The book is both a history of English, documenting important semantic change in the language, and a handbook of current political and ideological debate. Whether it is demonstrating the only recently-acquired religious meaning of fundamentalism or the complicated linguistic history of queer, Keywords for Today will intrigue and enlighten.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Art History

Author : Michael Hatt
ISBN : UOM:39015064888244
Genre : Art
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The authors use the different theories in art history and apply them to Picasso's 'Les Demoiselles d'Avignon'. They also offer a lucid account of approaches from Hegel to postcolonialism by explaining the philosophical and political assumptions behind each approach, using clear examples.
Category: Art

New Keywords

Author : Tony Bennett
ISBN : 9781118725412
Genre : Social Science
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Over 25 years ago, Raymond Williams’ Keywords: AVocabulary of Culture and Society set the standard for how weunderstand and use the language of culture and society. Now, threeluminaries in the field of cultural studies have assembled a volumethat builds on and updates Williams’ classic, reflecting thetransformation in culture and society since its publication. NewKeywords: A Revised Vocabulary of Culture and Society is astate-of-the-art reference for students, teachers and culturevultures everywhere. Assembles a stellar team of internationally renowned andinterdisciplinary social thinkers and theorists Showcases 142 signed entries – from art,commodity, and fundamentalism to youth,utopia, the virtual, and the West– that capture the practices, institutions, and debates ofcontemporary society Builds on and updates Raymond Williams’s classicKeywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society, by reflecting thetransformation in culture and society over the last 25 years Includes a bibliographic resource to guide research andcross-referencing The book is supported by a
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ISBN : STANFORD:36105007221216
Genre : Aesthetics
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Feminist Cultural Studies

Author : Terry Lovell
ISBN : UOM:39015038144179
Genre : Social Science
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This is a reference work on feminist cultural studies. It covers ethnography, audiences and reading, culture in the making of subjectivity, and popular culture (film, television, dance, make-up and advertising). Other areas include contemporary theory and method, and the female body as a cultural product.
Category: Social Science

Who S Who In Research Film Studies

Author : Intellect Books
ISBN : 9781783201631
Genre : Performing Arts
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This volume of Who’s Who in Research series offer a useful guide for current researchers in Intellect’s subject area of Film Studies. The directory holds the names, institutions, biographies and current research interests of hundreds of leading international academics as well as references to the researchers’ principal articles in Intellect journals.
Category: Performing Arts

The Left Academy

Author : Bertell Ollman
ISBN : UOM:39015008832787
Genre : Communism and culture
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Category: Communism and culture

Marxism And The History Of Art

Author : Andrew Hemingway
ISBN : UOM:39015067660319
Genre : Art
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The first comprehensive introduction to Marxist approaches to art history. 'The best in the field.' --Esther Leslie
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Dialogues In Art History From Mesopotamian To Modern

Author : Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (U.S.)
ISBN : UOM:39015080690038
Genre : Art
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Proceedings of the symposium "Dialogues in art history" organized by the Center for Advanced study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art and sponsored by the Paul Mellon Fund. The symposium was held April 21-22, 2005, in Washington, D.C.
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On Violence

Author : Bruce B. Lawrence
ISBN : 082233769X
Genre : Political Science
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This anthology brings together classic perspectives on violence, putting into productive conversation the thought of well-known theorists and activists, including Hannah Arendt, Karl Marx, G. W. F. Hegel, Osama bin Laden, Sigmund Freud, Frantz Fanon, Thomas Hobbes, and Pierre Bourdieu. The volume proceeds from the editors' contention that violence is always historically contingent; it must be contextualized to be understood. They argue that violence is a process rather than a discrete product. It is intrinsic to the human condition, an inescapable fact of life that can be channeled and reckoned with but never completely suppressed. Above all, they seek to illuminate the relationship between action and knowledge about violence, and to examine how one might speak about violence without replicating or perpetuating it. On Violence is divided into five sections. Underscoring the connection between violence and economic world orders, the first section explores the dialectical relationship between domination and subordination. The second section brings together pieces by political actors who spoke about the tension between violence and nonviolence—Gandhi, Hitler, and Malcolm X—and by critics who have commented on that tension. The third grouping examines institutional faces of violence—familial, legal, and religious—while the fourth reflects on state violence. With a focus on issues of representation, the final section includes pieces on the relationship between violence and art, stories, and the media. The editors' introduction to each section highlights the significant theoretical points raised and the interconnections between the essays. Brief introductions to individual selections provide information about the authors and their particular contributions to theories of violence. With selections by: Hannah Arendt, Walter Benjamin, Osama bin Laden, Pierre Bourdieu, André Breton, James Cone, Robert M. Cover, Gilles Deleuze, Friedrich Engels, Frantz Fanon, Michel Foucault, Sigmund Freud, Mohandas Gandhi, René Girard, Linda Gordon, Antonio Gramsci, Félix Guattari, G. W. F. Hegel, Adolf Hitler, Thomas Hobbes, Bruce B. Lawrence, Elliott Leyton, Catharine MacKinnon, Malcolm X, Dorothy Martin, Karl Marx, Chandra Muzaffar, James C. Scott, Kristine Stiles, Michael Taussig, Leon Trotsky, Simone Weil, Sharon Welch, Raymond Williams
Category: Political Science

Marxism Today

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ISBN : UCBK:C038938748
Genre : Communism
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Category: Communism


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ISBN : UCSD:31822026935726
Genre : Art
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Critical Texts

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105011670978
Genre : Criticism
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Category: Criticism

Transdisciplinary Digital Art

Author : Randy Adams
ISBN : 3540794867
Genre : Computers
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This volume collects selected papers from the past two instances of Digital Art Weeks (Zurich, Switzerland) and Interactive Futures (Victoria, BC, Canada), two parallel festivals of digital media art. The work represented in Transdisciplinary Digital Art is a confirmation of the vitality and breadth of the digital arts. Collecting essays that broadly encompass the digital arts, Transdisciplinary Digital Art gives a clear overview of the on-going strength of scientific, philosophical, aesthetic and artistic research that makes digital art perhaps the defining medium of the 21st Century.
Category: Computers

Frontiers Of Historical Imagination

Author : Kerwin Lee Klein
ISBN : 0520924185
Genre : History
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The American frontier, a potent symbol since Europeans first stepped ashore on North America, serves as the touchstone for Kerwin Klein's analysis of the narrating of history. Klein explores the traditions through which historians, philosophers, anthropologists, and literary critics have understood the story of America's origin and the way those understandings have shaped and been shaped by changing conceptions of history. The American West was once the frontier space where migrating Europe collided with Native America, where the historical civilizations of the Old World met the nonhistorical wilds of the New. It was not only the cultural combat zone where American democracy was forged but also the ragged edge of History itself, where historical and nonhistorical defied and defined each other. Klein maintains that the idea of a collision between people with and without history still dominates public memory. But the collision, he believes, resounds even more powerfully in the historical imagination, which creates conflicts between narration and knowledge and carries them into the language used to describe the American frontier. In Klein's words, "We remain obscurely entangled in philosophies of history we no longer profess, and the very idea of 'America' balances on history's shifting frontiers."
Category: History