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Image and Word

Reflections of Art and Literature

by Antonella Braida

<p>&quot;What was the role of images in the Western tradition? And how did they relate to the printed work? The essays in this wide-ranging collection address these questions by presenting a variety of material, including visual representations ...

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Image Operations

Visual Media and Political Conflict

by Jens Eder & Charlotte Klonk

<p>Still and moving images are crucial factors in contemporary political conflicts. They not only have representational, expressive or illustrative functions, but also augment and create significant events. Beyond altering states of mind, they ...

ISBN: 9781526108654

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Image, Identity and John Wesley

A Study in Portraiture

by Peter S. Forsaith

<p>The face of John Wesley (1703–91), the Methodist leader, became one of the most familiar images in the English-speaking and transatlantic worlds through the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. After the dozen or so painted portraits ...

ISBN: 9781351608466

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Imperfect Fit

Aesthetic Function, Facture, and Perception in Art and Writing since 1950

by Allen Fisher, Shamoon Zamir & Paige Mitchell

<p><em>Imperfect Fit: Aesthetic Function, Facture, and Perception in Art and Writing since 1950</em> is an expansive and incisive examination of the patterns of connectedness in contemporary art and poetry. Allen Fisher—a highly accomplished ...

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IN SEARCH OF CONSCIOUSNESS AND THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

Towards the final answer to the mystery of existence

by Abed Peerally

<p><em><strong>To date, in spite of the enormous contributions by several generations of top physicists and philosophers toward elucidating how the universe originated scientifically, Abed’s first book “In Search of Consciousness and the Theory ...

ISBN: 9780995174979

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Inadvertent Images

A History of Photographic Apparitions

by Peter Geimer

<p>As an artistic medium, photography is uniquely subject to accidents, or disruptions, that can occur in the making of an artwork. Though rarely considered seriously, those accidents can offer fascinating insights about the nature of the medium

ISBN: 9780226471907

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India’s Biennale Effect

A politics of contemporary art

by Robert E. D'Souza & Sunil Manghani

<p>India’s Kochi-Muziris Biennale has been described as one of the most significant newly emergent biennales, alongside Shanghai, Sharjah and Dakar. However, there have been few sustained and critical studies of these events as specific ...

ISBN: 9781315413471

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Indian Basketry

Forms, Designs, and Symbolism of Native American Basketry

by George Wharton James

<p><strong>Everything there is to know about traditional Native American basket weaving.</strong></p> <p>Native American basket weaving is an intricate and powerful art, representative of the legends and ceremonies of the Indian nations and ...

ISBN: 9781628739190

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Instant Pot Cookbook

by Adam Cook

<p>Recipes for your electric pressure cooker</p> <p>You purchased your Instant Pot®, and now?</p> <p>In this book you will discover a lot of my easy and healthy recipes that will help you also for your weight loss diet.<br /> Cook is the base

ISBN: 9781386260219

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Introduction to Art: Design, Context, and Meaning

by Pamela Sachant, Peggy Blood, Jeffery LeMieux & others

<p>Introduction to Art: Design, Context, and Meaning offers a deep insight and comprehension of the world of Art. Contents: What is Art? The Structure of Art Significance of Materials Used in Art Describing Art - Formal Analysis, Types, and ...

ISBN: 9788027226610

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Introduction to the study of the history of language

by Benjamin Ide Wheeler

<p><strong>PREFACE</strong></p> <p>In the following pages an attempt has been made to enable students to grasp the main points of the contents of one of the most important philological works which have been published during the last ten or ...

ISBN: 9788829592401

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Israel Reclaiming the Narrative

by Barry Shaw

<p>Why is this book different from all other books about Israel? All other books tend to defend Israel. ISRAEL RECLAIMING THE NARRATIVE goes on the attack. Why should my country apologize for fighting for its right to exist? ISRAEL RECLAIMING ...

ISBN: 9781468534108

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John Petts and the Caseg Press

by Alison Smith

<p>This title was first published in 2000:  John Petts (1914-1991) is one of the outstanding wood-engravers of the twentieth century. His stunning prints featuring Welsh mountains and the people who live amongst them reflect his deep concern for

ISBN: 9781351736787

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Kimono

A Modern History

by Terry Satsuki Milhaupt

<p>What is the kimono? Everyday garment? Art object? Symbol of Japan? As this book shows, the kimono has served all of these roles, its meaning changing across time and with the perspective of the wearer or viewer.<br />             <em>Kimono:

ISBN: 9781780233178

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Kyoto Visual Culture in the Early Edo and Meiji Periods

The arts of reinvention

by Morgan Pitelka & Alice Y. Tseng

<p>The city of Kyoto has undergone radical shifts in its significance as a political and cultural center, as a hub of the national bureaucracy, as a symbolic and religious center, and as a site for the production and display of art. However, the

ISBN: 9781317286899

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Leonardo

A Restless Genius

by Antonio Forcellino

<p>A visionary scientist, a supreme painter, a man of eccentricity and ambition: Leonardo da Vinci had many lives. Born from a fleeting affair between a country girl and a young notary, Leonardo was never legitimized by his father and received ...

ISBN: 9781509518555

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Leonardo Da Vinci

The Boy Who Loved Circles

by David M. Eastis

<p>***Leonardo Da Vinci—The Boy Who Loved Circles***introduces readers to the “universal genius” and focuses on the childhood years of the brilliant artist, inventor, scientist and innovator.</p> <p>Within the beautifully illustrated pages, ...

ISBN: 9780999143124

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Leonardo Da Vinci's Treatise of Painting

The Story of The World's Greatest Treatise on Painting - Its Origins, History, Content, And Influence.

by Richard Shaw Pooler

<p>This book traces the story of the world's greatest treatise on painting - Leonardo Da Vinci's "Treatise of Painting". It combines an extensive body of literature about the Treatise with original research to offer a unique perspective on:<br ...

ISBN: 9781622730483

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Lesbian Decadence

Representations in Art and Literature of Fin-de-Siècle France

by Nicole Albert

<p>In 1857 the French poet Charles Baudelaire, who was fascinated by lesbianism, created a scandal with <em>Les Fleurs du Mal</em> [<em>The Flowers of Evil</em>]. This collection was originally entitled &quot;The Lesbians&quot; and described ...

ISBN: 9781939594211

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Liminalities of Gender and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century Iranian Photography

Desirous Bodies

by Staci Gem Scheiwiller

<p>Nineteenth-century Iran was an ocularcentered society predicated on visuality and what was seen and unseen, and photographs became liminal sites of desire that maneuvered &quot;betwixt and between&quot; various social spaces—public, private, ...

ISBN: 9781315512112

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