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  1. Performance and Phenomenology

    Traditions and Transformations

    Edited by Maaike Bleeker, Jon Foley Sherman, Eirini Nedelkopoulou

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This book offers a timely discussion about the interventions and tensions between two contested and contentious fields, performance and phenomenology, with international case studies that map an emerging 21st century terrain of critical and performance practice. Building on the foundational texts...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Performance and the Politics of Space

    Theatre and Topology

    Edited by Erika Fischer-Lichte, Benjamin Wihstutz

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    From its very beginnings, theatre has been both an art and a public space, shared by actors and spectators. As a result, its entity and history is intimately tied to politics: a politics of inclusion and exclusion, of distributions and placements, of spatial appropriation and utopian concepts. This...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Philosophy of Song and Singing

    An Introduction

    By Jeanette Bicknell

    In Philosophy of Song and Singing: An Introduction, Jeanette Bicknell explores key aesthetic, ethical, and other philosophical questions that have not yet been thoroughly researched by philosophers, musicologists, or scientists. Issues addressed include: The relationship between the meaning of a...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Media Criticism in a Digital Age

    Professional And Consumer Considerations

    By Peter B. Orlik

    Media Criticism in a Digital Age is addressed to three groups of readers: people preparing for careers as media professionals or those already in the profession who want to enhance their decision-making skills serious students of the discipline of criticism who seek to expand their analytical...

    To Be Published August 6th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. The Antihero in American Television

    By Margrethe Bruun Vaage

    Series: Routledge Advances in Television Studies

    The antihero prevails in recent American drama television series. Characters such as mobster kingpin Tony Soprano (The Sopranos), meth cook and gangster-in-the-making Walter White (Breaking Bad) and serial killer Dexter Morgan (Dexter) are not morally good, so how do these television series make us...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Creative Thinking in Fashion and Art

    By Tim Jackson, David Rowsell

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy of Literature

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By John Gibson

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

    Interest in aesthetics has grown steadily over the last three decades, with accompanying philosophical attention paid to the individual arts and the unique philosophical problems each presents. Literature is no exception in this respect, as philosophyers have explored representation, emotion,...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  9. What is this thing called Art?

    By Peter Lamarque

    Series: What is this thing called?

    What is art? Why do we value it? How is meaning discerned and discovered? Can art compete with science and philosophy in the search for truth? This succinct and engaging introduction tackles some of the fundamental philosophical questions of why art, in its wide variety of forms, should matter to...

    To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. On Aesthetic Disinterestedness

    By Thomas Hilgers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this monograph, Thomas Hilgers introduces and defends a new and sophisticated account of aesthetic disinterestedness. He shows that this account is essential in order for us to understand the nature and value of our aesthetic experiences. Elaborating upon the work of Kant, Schopenhauer, Bullough...

    To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge

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