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KEY BENEFIT: Written for individuals who have little or no knowledge of the arts, Perceiving the Arts has a specific and limited purpose: to provide an introductory, technical, and respondent-related reference to the arts and literature. KEY TOPICS: Intended to give basic information about each of the arts disciplines–drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, architecture, music, theatre, dance, cinema, landscape architecture, and literature–the book seeks to give its readers touchstones concerning what to look and listen for in works of art and literature. MARKET: For arts and humanities instructors and enthusiasts.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-234) and index.

Table of Contents

Preface.

 

Introduction.

 

1. What Are the Arts and How Do We Respond to and Evaluate Them?

 

The Visual Arts.

 

2. Pictures: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, and Photography.

 

3. Sculpture.

 

The Performing Arts.

 

4. Music.

 

5. Theatre.

 

6. Cinema.

 

7. Dance.

 

The Environmental Arts.

 

8. Landscape Architecture.

 

9. Architecture.

 

The Language Arts.

 

10. Literature.

 

Glossary.

 

For Further Exploration.

 

Index.

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780130991881
Subtitle:
An Introduction to the Humanities
Author:
Sporre, Dennis J.
Author:
Sporre, Dennis J.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Location:
Upper Saddle River, N.J.
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Aesthetics
Subject:
Fine Arts
Subject:
Arts
Subject:
Criticism - General
Subject:
General Art
Copyright:
Edition Number:
7
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
[26]
Publication Date:
20050208
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.54x6.78x.44 in. .88 lbs.

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