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  1. Street Art, Public City

    Law, Crime and the Urban Imagination

    By Alison Young

    What is street art? Who is the street artist? Why is street art a crime? Since the late 1990s, a distinctive cultural practice has emerged in many cities: street art, involving the placement of uncommissioned artworks in public places. Sometimes regarded as a variant of graffiti, sometimes called...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  2. A Female Poetics of Empire

    From Eliot to Woolf

    By Julia Kuehn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    Many well-known male writers produced fictions about colonial spaces and discussed the advantages of realism over romance, and vice versa, in the ‘art of fiction’ debate of the 1880s; but how did female writers contribute to colonial fiction? This volume links fictional, non-fictional and...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Photographic Image in Digital Culture

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Martin Lister

    Series: Comedia

    This new edition of The Photographic Image in Digital Culture explores the condition of photography after some 20 years of remediation and transformation by digital technology. Through ten especially commissioned essays, by some of the leading scholars in the field of contemporary photography...

    Published September 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Landscapes of Holocaust Postmemory

    By Brett Ashley Kaplan

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    How do the spaces of the past stay with us through representations—whether literary or photographic? How has the Holocaust registered in our increasingly globally connected consciousness? What does it mean that this European event is often used as an interpretive or representational touchstone for...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Beauty, Violence, Representation

    Edited by Lisa A. Dickson, Maryna Romanets

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume explores the relationship among beauty, violence, and representation in a broad range of artistic and cultural texts, including literature, visual art, theatre, film, and music. Charting diversifying interests in the subject of violence and beauty, dealing with the multiple inflections...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Spaces of the Hospital

    Spatiality and Urban Change in London 1680-1820

    By Dana Arnold

    The Spaces of the Hospital examines how hospitals operated as a complex category of social, urban and architectural space in London from 1680 to 1820. This period witnessed the transformation of the city into a modern metropolis. The hospital was very much part of this process and its spaces, both...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Marketing for Cultural Organizations

    New Strategies for Attracting Audiences - third edition

    By Bonita M. Kolb

    Marketing for Cultural Organizations presents traditional marketing theory with a focus on the aspects most relevant to arts or cultural organizations. The book explains how to overcome the division between the concepts of high art and popular culture by targeting the new tech savvy cultural...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Imagining Masculinities

    Spatial and Temporal Representation and Visual Culture

    By Katarzyna Kosmala

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    This book examines the intersections between debates in critical studies of men and masculinities and debates on visual representation, investigating representations of men and masculinities in contemporary culture and examples of visual art that deconstruct those representations. It attends to...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Manga's Cultural Crossroads

    Edited by Jaqueline Berndt, Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    Focusing on the art and literary form of manga, this volume examines the intercultural exchanges that have shaped manga during the twentieth century and how manga’s culturalization is related to its globalization. Through contributions from leading scholars in the fields of comics and Japanese...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Art in the Roman Empire

    By Michael Grant

    Michael Grant has specially selected some of the most significant examples of painting, portraits, architecture, mosaic, jewellery and silverware, to give a unique insight into the functions and manifestations of art in the Roman Empire. Art in the Roman Empire shows how many of the most impressive...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge