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Agency A Partial History of Live Art
ISBN: PB: 9781783209903, Intellect, March 2019
280 pp., 27.9x20.3 cm, 125 colour plates
Notoriously difficult to define as a genre, Live Art is commonly positioned as a challenge to received artistic, social, and political categories: not theatre, not dance, not visual art, and often wilfully anti-mainstream and anti-establishment. But...
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£25,00
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Drawing as a Way of Knowing in Art and Science
ISBN: PB: 9781789380576, ISBN: HB: 9781783208104, Intellect, March 2019
280 pp., 22.8x17.8 cm, 40 colour plates, 100 halftones
In recent history, the arts and sciences have often been considered opposing fields of study, but a growing trend in drawing research is beginning to bridge this divide. Gemma Anderson's "Drawing as a Way of Knowing in Art and Science" introduces tes...
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£32,00
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£74,00
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Playing for Time Theatre Company Perspectives from the Prison
ISBN: HB: 9781783209514, Intellect, March 2019
250 pp., 23.1x16.8 cm, 20 halftones
Based on more than a decade of practice, "Playing for Time Theatre Company" presents the reader with a rich and invaluable resource for using theatre in criminal justice contexts, exploring ideas of identity, community, social justice and the power o...
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£70,00
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Music of Antonio Carlos Jobim
ISBN: PB: 9781783209378, Intellect, January 2019
220 pp., 22.8x17.8 cm, 5 halftones, 140 diagrams
Antonio Carlos Jobim has been called the greatest of all contemporary Brazilian songwriters. He wrote both popular and serious music and was a gifted piano, guitar, and flute player. One of the key figures in the creation of the bossa nova style, Job...
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£20,00
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Orphan Black Performance, Gender, Biopolitics
ISBN: PB: 9781783209224, Intellect, January 2019
220 pp., 22.8x17.8 cm, 6 colour plates, 7 halftones
This book presents a groundbreaking exploration of the hit television series "Orphan Black" and the questions it raises for performance and technology, gender and reproduction, and biopolitics and community. Contributors come from a range of backgr...
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£22,00
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Playwriting in Schools Dramatic Navigation
ISBN: PB: 9781783209071, Intellect, January 2019
250 pp., 22.8x17.8 cm, 34 halftones
John Newman invites teachers to take their students on a playwriting voyage in "Playwriting in Schools". The book examines how students who learn to write plays and work with a professional playwright in residence empower themselves and gives instruc...
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£37,00
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Time, Duration and Change in Contemporary Art Beyond the Clock
ISBN: HB: 9781783209194, Intellect, January 2019
175 pp., 22.8x17.8 cm, 8 colour plates
"Time, Duration and Change in Contemporary Art" presents a major study of time as a key aesthetic dimension of recent art practices. This book explores different aspects of time across a broad range of artistic media and draws on recent movements in...
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£72,00
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Trail of Fire for Political Cinema The Hour of the Furnaces Fifty Years Later
ISBN: HB: 9781783209163, Intellect, January 2019
283 pp., 22.8x17.8 cm
Marking the 50th anniversary of the premiere of "La Hora de Los Hornos" ("The Hour of the Furnaces") (Getino and Solanas, 1968), "A Trail of Fire for Political Cinema" is an edited collection that closely analyses the film, looking to the context and...
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£80,00
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Arab-Israeli Conflict in the Arab Press The First Three Decades
ISBN: PB: 9781783209101, Intellect, December 2018
280 pp., 22.8x17.8 cm
This monograph provides a much-needed history of the Arab print media as well as an in-depth study of translated Arab media sources, remedying a remarkable gap in Western intellectual culture. Setting the scene, the manuscript begins with a brief his...
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£30,00
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Future of Humanity Global Civilization and China's Rejuvenation
ISBN: PB: 9781783209255, Intellect, December 2018
293 pp., 22.8x17.8 cm, 11 halftones, 14 diagrams
"The Future of Humanity" seeks to answer the question: "What kind of global civilization should human beings pursue and what do we have to do collectively?", one a question that has preoccupied scholars, philosophers, and politicians for centuries. I...
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£30,00
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