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Publisher Comments:

The Humanities Through the Arts is intended for introductory-level, interdisciplinary courses offered across the curriculum in the humanities, philosophy, art, English, music, and education departments.

Arranged topically by art form - from painting, sculpture, photography, and architecture to literature, music, theater, film, and dance - this beautifully illustrated text helps students learn how to actively engage a work of art.

The Fifth Edition is the most extensive revision in the history of this title, yet it retains the popular focus on the arts as an expression of cultural and personal values.

Synopsis:

Humanities through the Arts is intended for introductory-level, interdisciplinary courses offered across the curriculum in the Humanities, Philosophy, Art, English, Music, and Education departments. Arranged topically by art form from painting, sculpture, photography, and architecture to literature, music, theater, film, and dance. This beautifully illustrated text helps students learn how to actively engage a work of art. The new sixth edition retains the popular focus on the arts as an expression of cultural and personal values.

Table of Contents

Preface

PART ONE: FUNDAMENTALS

1. The Humanities: An Introduction

2. What Is a Work of Art?

3. Being a Critic of the Art

PART TWO: THE ARTS

4. Painting

5. Sculpture

6. Architecture

7. Literature

8. Drama

9. Music

10. Dance

11. Film

12. Photography

PART THREE: INTERRELATIONSHIPS

13. The Arts

14. Is it Art or Something Like It?

15. The Other Humanities

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780070408203
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Location:
New York :
Author:
Martin, F. David
Author:
Jacobus, Lee A.
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
General
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Art appreciation
Subject:
Arts
Copyright:
Edition Number:
6
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
104-764
Publication Date:
20030522
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
9.08x7.98x.68 in. 1.67 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Humanities through the Arts is intended for introductory-level, interdisciplinary courses offered across the curriculum in the Humanities, Philosophy, Art, English, Music, and Education departments. Arranged topically by art form from painting, sculpture, photography, and architecture to literature, music, theater, film, and dance. This beautifully illustrated text helps students learn how to actively engage a work of art. The new sixth edition retains the popular focus on the arts as an expression of cultural and personal values.
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