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Art and engagement

Author: Arnold Berleant
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1991.
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Written by the author of "The Aesthetics of Environment (Temple)", this work examines the ways in which art entices us into intimate participation in its workings. Beginning with the historical and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Berleant
ISBN: 0877227977 9780877227977
OCLC Number: 441311281
Description: XVII, 259 str., [12] str. pril. : ilustr. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments Introduction Part I: Aesthetics and Experience 1. Experience and Theory in Aesthetics 2. The Unity of Aesthetic Experience Part II: Engagement in the Arts 3. The Viewer in the Landscape 4. Architecture as Environmental Design 5. The Reader's Word 6. Musical Generation 7. Dance as Performance Part III: Art and Reality 8. Cinematic Reality 9. The Realities of Art 10. Epilogue: Art and the End of Aesthetics Notes Index
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"Berleant has written the primer for a new aesthetics... Readers will be delighted by the hundreds of thoughtful and pertinent examples form neolithic to contemporary and from non-Western as well as Read more...

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