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Forthcoming Art & Visual Culture Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. International Perspectives on Shojo and Shojo Manga

    The Influence of Girl Culture

    Edited by Masami Toku

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This collaborative book explores the artistic and aesthetic development of shojo, or girl, manga and discusses the significance of both shojo manga and the concept of shojo, or girl culture. It features contributions from manga critics, educators, and researchers from both manga’s home country of...

    To Be Published June 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Structure of Multimodal Documents

    An Empirical Approach

    By Tuomo Hiippala

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This book develops a new framework for describing the structure of multimodal documents: how language, image, layout and other modes of communication work together to convey meaning. Building on recent research in multimodal analysis, functional linguistics and information design, the book examines...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Art, Vision, and Nineteenth-Century Realist Drama

    Acts of Seeing

    By Amy Holzapfel

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Realism in theatre is traditionally defined as a mere seed of modernism, a crude attempt to reproduce an exact copy of reality on stage. Art, Vision & Nineteenth-Century Realist Drama redefines realism as a complex and under-examined form of visual modernism, one that positioned theatre at the...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Vermeer's Family Secrets

    Genius, Discovery, and the Unknown Apprentice

    By Benjamin Binstock

    Johannes Vermeer, one of the greatest Dutch painters and for some the single greatest painter of all, produced a remarkably small corpus of work. In Vermeer's Family Secrets, Benjamin Binstock revolutionizes how we think about Vermeer's work and life. Vermeer, The Sphinx of Delft, is famously a...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Barefoot across the Nation

    M F Husain and the Idea of India

    Edited by Sumathi Ramaswamy

    Series: Visual and Media Histories

    This book is the first inter-disciplinary engagement with the work of Maqbool Fida Husain, arguably India’s most iconic contemporary artist today, whose life and work are intimately entangled with the career of independent India as a democratic, secular and multi-ethnic nation. For more than half a...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Spaces of the Cinematic Home

    Behind the Screen Door

    Edited by Eleanor Andrews, Stella Hockenhull, Fran Pheasant-Kelly

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This book examines the ways in which the house appears in films and the modes by which it moves beyond being merely a backdrop for action. Specifically, it explores the ways that domestic spaces carry inherent connotations that filmmakers exploit to enhance meanings and pleasures within film....

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Arts Education and Literacies

    Edited by Amy Petersen Jensen, Roni Jo Draper

    Series: Routledge Research in Literacy

    In a struggling global economy, education is focused on core subjects such as language arts and mathematics, and the development of technological and career-readiness skills. Arts education has not been a central focus of education reform movements in the United States, and none of the current...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Reflections on the Aesthetic Experience

    Psychoanalysis and the uncanny

    By Gregorio Kohon

    Series: New Library of Psychoanalysis 'Beyond the Couch' series

    Interest in the relationship between psychoanalysis and art - and other disciplines - is growing. In his new book Reflections on the Aesthetic: Psychoanalysis and the uncanny, Gregorio Kohon examines and reflects upon psychoanalytic understandings of estrangement, the Freudian notions of the...

    To Be Published August 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Art and Ethics in a Material World

    Kant’s Pragmatist Legacy

    By Jennifer A McMahon

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    In this book, McMahon argues that a reading of Kant’s body of work in the light of a pragmatist theory of meaning and language (which arguably is a Kantian legacy) leads one to put community reception ahead of individual reception in the order of aesthetic relations. A core premise of the book is...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Unfolding the Unconscious Psyche

    Pathways to the Arts

    By Edward Applebaum

    Unfolding the Unconscious Psyche is a study of the creative arts and depth psychology, and the threads that run between the two. Edward Applebaum begins with works of art, in media including painting, music, literature and film, and pursues aspects of each towards an understanding of the...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge