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What is art for?

Author: Ellen Dissanayake
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Dissanayake
ISBN: 0295966122 9780295966120
OCLC Number: 16984636
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xv, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The biobehavioral view --
What is art? --
What does art do for people? --
"Making special" : toward a behavior of art --
The evolution of a behavior of art --
The importance of feeling --
From tradition to aestheticism.
Responsibility: Ellen Dissanayake.

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