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Postcards from the Trenches

A German Soldier’s Testimony of the Great War

by Professor Irene Guenther

<p>German art student Otto Schubert was 22 years old when he was drafted into the Great War. As the conflict unfolded, he painted a series of postcards that he sent to his sweetheart, Irma. During the battles of Ypres and Verdun, Schubert filled

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Postdigital Aesthetics

Art, Computation And Design

by David M. Berry & Michael Dieter

<p ><span style="font-style:italic;" >Postdigital Aesthetics</span> presents a constellation of contributors who seek to unpack, explore and critically reflect on the questions raised by the notion of the postdigital and its relation to our ...

ISBN: 9781137437211

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Precarious Spaces

The Arts, Social & Organisational Change

by Miguel Imas

<p>Precarious Spaces addresses current concerns around the instrumentality and agency of art in the context of the precarity of daily life. The book offers a survey of socially and community-engaged art practices in South America, focusing in ...

ISBN: 9781783205950

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Proust and the Arts

by Christie McDonald & François Proulx

<p>Proust and the Arts brings together expert Proustians and renowned interdisciplinary scholars in a major reconsideration of the novelist's relation to the arts. Going beyond the classic question of the models used by Proust for his fictional ...

ISBN: 9781316423677

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Quantum Art & Uncertainty

by Paul Thomas

<p>All we know for certain is that both art and science have probability and uncertainty at their core. However, these two worlds have been tenuously entangled for decades. On the one hand, artists continue to ask complex questions that align ...

ISBN: 9781783209026

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Queer Dramaturgies

International Perspectives on Where Performance Leads Queer

by Dr Alyson Campbell & Dr Stephen Farrier

<p >This international collection gathers together groundbreaking work on queer dramaturgies from new and established voices. Starting from the premise that live performance is experienced in a material, local context, the chapters analyse the ...

ISBN: 9781137411853

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Queer Performance and Contemporary Ireland

Dissent and Disorientation

by Dr Fintan Walsh

The surge of queer performance produced across Ireland since the first stirrings of the Celtic Tiger in the mid-1990s, up to the passing of the Marriage Equality referendum in the Republic in 2015, forms the focus of this book. While ...

ISBN: 9781137534514

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Rainbow of Musical Colors

Learning Music with the Irit Lev Special Method

by Irit Lev

<p>A revolutionary music teaching method!! No need to learn to read notes!! Learn to play music according to the color and duration of each note! Learn Music with lrit Lev's Special Method. Colorful Music Notes and CD Included. Learn music while

ISBN: 9789655502152

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Regional Aesthetics

Mapping UK Media Cultures

by Ieuan Franklin, Hugh Chignell & Kristin Skoog

<p >Although there is an increased awareness of the relevance of space and geography across humanities disciplines (the so-called 'spatial turn'), its applicability to UK media history has hitherto been largely overlooked, partly due to the ...

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Regional Schools in Hellenistic Sculpture

by Olga Palagia

Essays describing recent research and new discoveries of Hellenistic sculpture, based on papers presented at an international conference at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens in 1996. ...

ISBN: 9781785705465

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Relocating Popular Music

by Prof Ewa Mazierska & Georgina Gregory

<SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Relocating Popular Music</SPAN> uses the lenses of colonialism and tourism to analyse various types of movements of popular music, such as transporting music from one place or historical period to another, ...

ISBN: 9781137463395

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Remapping Performance

Common Ground, Uncommon Partners

by Jan Cohen-Cruz

<p >Completing a trilogy of works by Jan Cohen-Cruz, <span style="font-style:italic;" >Remapping Performance</span> focuses on the work of artists and experts who collaborate across fields to address social issues. The book explores work of a ...

ISBN: 9781137366429

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Rendezvous With Death

Artists & Writers in the Thick of It 1914–1918

by Tony Geraghty

<p>This book sheds new light on the colorful personalities including Wilfred Owen, Rupert Brooke, Alan Seeger, Ivor Gurney, Edward Thomas, Isaac Rosenberg, Ralph Vaughan Williams and George Butterworth, all major figures among England's creative

ISBN: 9781473896550

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Revision as Resistance in Twentieth-Century American Drama

by Meredith M. Malburne-Wade

American dramas consciously rewrite the past as a means of determined criticism and intentional resistance. While modern criticism often sees the act of revision or 'borrowing' as derivative, Malburne-Wade uses Victor Turner's concept of the ...

ISBN: 9781137441621

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Richard Strauss’s Intermezzo: A Short Guide To A Great Opera

by Michael Steen

<p>Was Richard Strauss’s opera, premièred in Dresden in 1924, tasteless, or hilariously funny? He wrote the words himself. It depicts his turbulent relationship with his wife Pauline, which he had already broached in Ein Heldenleben, Sinfonia ...

ISBN: 9781782378976

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Saint Francis and the Sultan

The Curious History of a Christian-Muslim Encounter

by John V. Tolan

<p>In September, 1219, as the armies of the Fifth Crusade besieged the Egyptian city of Damietta, Francis of Assisi went to Egypt to preach to Sultan al-Malik al-Kâmil. Although we in fact know very little about this event, this has not ...

ISBN: 9780191608186

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Sam Shepard and the Aesthetics of Performance

by Dr. Emma Creedon

<p >This book argues that a consideration of Sam Shepard's plays in the context of visual and theoretical Surrealism significantly succours our understanding of his experimental approach. Emma Creedon's study reveals how Shepard's plays rely on ...

ISBN: 9781137527424

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Samuel Beckett and the Language of Subjectivity

by Derval Tubridy

<p>Samuel Beckett and the Language of Subjectivity is the first sustained exploration of aporia as a vital, subversive, and productive figure within Beckett's writing as it moves between prose and theatre. Informed by key developments in ...

ISBN: 9781108651677

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Sex and Ethics in Spanish Cinema

by Professor Cristina Sánchez-Conejero

Reflecting on a series of ethical and moral questions significant to contemporary Spanish culture, Cristina Sánchez-Conejero discusses several issues related to sexuality in gender as they're portrayed Spanish film, including fidelity, ...

ISBN: 9781137573223

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Shafts, Shards

by Madeleine Grace

<p>The poet has drawn on the metaphorical image of shafts of light liking to the joy, value and spiritual influences of, and experiences in, living. The image of shards lends to broken glass, that being the shattered dreams, the hurt and pain of

ISBN: 9781782379898

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