Perceiving the Arts : An Introduction to the Humanities

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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KEY BENEFIT: Written for individuals who have little or no knowledge of the arts,Perceiving the Artshas 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.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. iv
Introduction: What are the Arts and How do we Respond to and Evaluate them?
Pictures: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, and Photographyp. 28
Sculpturep. 73
Architecturep. 100
Musicp. 133
Literaturep. 163
Theatrep. 189
Cinemap. 214
Dancep. 236
Glossaryp. 256
For Further Explorationp. 276
Indexp. 277
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