Synopses & Reviews
Theory for Art History provides clear and concise introductions to thirty key figures of contemporary theory: four essential predecessors ? Freud, Marx, Nietzsche, and Saussure ? and twenty-six major moderns from Adorno to Spivak. This book includes key concepts, biography, survey of work, bibliography of primary texts, and a bibliography of secondary criticism.
Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal.
Theory for Art History provides a concise and clear introduction to key contemporary theorists, including their lives, major works, and ideas. Written both for the student in need of a quick introduction or for the scholar brushing up on details, this new volume in the theory4 series provides key information on the major theoretical thinkers of the past century. From Marx to Foucault, from Badiou and Agamben -- through their particular relevance to art history.
Theory for Art History is designed for easy use by both students and more advanced scholars in both art and visual studies.
Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal