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Whatever the area of study, whatever the topic that fascinates the reader, the series has a handy and affordable guide that will likely prove indispensable. Note The price listed on this page is the recommended retail price for Cyntjia. She has published on topics in the philosophy of art and film, ancient Greek philosophy, and feminist theory.

Shkrt 30, Frederik rated it really liked it. Nov 17, Ed Hatfield rated it liked it. Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. Sep 08, Ellen rated it liked it. It is too brief to examine any given theory with sufficient depth, but by being so brief, it is a quick read. Legal System and Practice.

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Feb 02, Andy rated it really liked it. Many of the artists, world renowned and niche market Renewed my faith in Oxford scholars and their ability to have intelligent things to say about wide ranging and intriguing topics. Coursebooks Readers Learner’s Dictionaries. She is also author of The Naked and the Undead: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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If you like me have no real notion about art theory, this is an excellent place to start. More than Meets the Eye: Published by Oxford University Press tueory published It also explains Serrano’s Piss Christ quite well, and has a general introduction involv Excellent introduction to art theory, divided into chapters dealing with a certain topic and how it relates to art.

A Very Short Introduction. The child in Spanish cinema Sarah Wright. Freeland takes us through a whirlwind tour of art and its various explanatory theories. Chapter 2Paradigms and purposes. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Generally speaking, it has much information of its topic for somebody who is new in this field, but you wont get deeper in it, which is what disappointed me of this book. Excellent introduction to art theory, divided into chapters dealing with a certain topic and how it relates to art.

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Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction – Cynthia Freeland – Oxford University Press

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Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction

Very Short Introductions 1 – 10 of books. History of Aesthetics in Aesthetics. To purchase this iintroduction, please add the product to your basket and click the Shopping basket link above to view your basket and continue. Sign in to use this feature. Other editions – View all Art Theory: In today’s art world many strange, even shocking, things qualify as art.