The sociology of art (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
The sociology of art Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The sociology of art

Author: Arnold Hauser
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2013.
Series: Routledge revivals
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
First published in 1982, this work considers all forms of the arts, whether visual arts, literature, film, theatre or music from Bach to the Beatles. The last book to be completed by Arnold Hauser before his death in 1978, it is a total analysis of the spiritual forces of social expression.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Hauser
ISBN: 9780415504546 0415504546
OCLC Number: 812070172
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: This translation originally published: London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1982.
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Foreword Preface Part One: Fundamentals 1. Totality of Life and the Totality of Art 2. Spontaneity and Convention 3. Sociology and Psychology 4. Art and Historicity Part Two: The Interaction between Art and Society Introduction: Interaction and Dialectic 5. Art as a Product of Society 6. Society as the Product of Art Part Three: Dialectic: Light and Will-o'-the-Wisp 7. The Concept of Dialectic 8. The Principle of Contradiction 9. The Dialectic of History and Nature 10. The Dialectic of the Aesthetic 11. Limits of Dialectic Part Four: En Route from Author to Public 12. Address and Discussion 13. On the Experience of Art 14. The Consumers of Art 15. The Mediators 16. Art Criticism 17. Institutions of Mediation 18. The Art Trade 19. Understanding and Misunderstanding 20. Success and Failure 21. Social and Antisocial Motives Part Five: The Differentiation of Art According to Cultural Strata 22. Class and Culture 23. The Art of the Cultural Elite 24. Folk Art 25. Popular Art 26. Mass Art 27. An Interpretation of Mass Culture 28. The Mass Media 29. Pop Art Part Six: The End of Art? 30. Concepts of the Demise of Art 31. Presuppositions of Present-Day Art 32. Symptoms of Crisis in Present-Day Art
Series Title: Routledge revivals
Responsibility: by Arnold Hauser.

Abstract:

First published in 1982, this work considers all forms of the arts, whether visual arts, literature, film, theatre or music from Bach to the Beatles. The last book to be completed by Arnold Hauser before his death in 1978, it is a total analysis of the spiritual forces of social expression.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.