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Theory for Art History

Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal

By Jae Emerling

Routledge – 2005 – 264 pages

Series: theory4

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Description

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.

Reviews

'A lucid and profoundly hopeful inquiry into the possibilities for art history and critical theory by one of the most brilliant of the emerging generation of art historians.'Donald Preziosi, Oxford University, UK

Author Bio

Jae Emerling has been Chancellor's Fellow in the Department of Art History at UCLA.

Name: Theory for Art History: Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Jae Emerling. 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...
Categories: Art & Visual Culture, Cultural Studies