Art And The Academy In The Nineteenth Century

Autore: Rafael Cardoso Denis
Editore: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719054969
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Academies functioned as the main venues for the promotion, display and teaching of art throughout the 19th century. 20th-century opinion has tended to maintain a consipicuous silence on their account, except for the strategic employment of academicism as a term of abuse. The authors uncover the institutional structures and artistic practices of academies from London and Paris to Dusseldorf and Rio de Janeiro. By situating the efforts of individual artists and academies within the context of a network of global proportions, new insights are gained into the ways in which institutions of art helped shape the 19th century's view of itself as an age of equipoise and civilization amidst the turmoil of rapid social and cultural change.

The Academy

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Imagining The Academy

Autore: Susan Edgerton
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 1136284443
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The essays in this book examine various forms of popular culture and the ways in which they represent, shape, and are constrained by notions about and issues within higher education. From an exploration of rap music to an analysis of how the academy presents and markets itself on the World Wide Web, the essays focus attention on higher education issues that are bound up in the workings and effects of popular culture.

The Academy Of The Sword

Autore: Donald J. LaRocca
Editore: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN: 0870998943
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Engaging The Six Cultures Of The Academy

Autore: William H. Bergquist
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0787995193
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Rev. ed. of: The four cultures of the academy. 1st ed. c1992.

Women Medievalists And The Academy

Autore: Jane Chance
Editore: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299207502
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Long overlooked in standard reference works, pioneering women medievalists finally receive their due in Women Medievalists and the Academy. This comprehensive edited volume brings to life a diverse collection of inspiring figures through memoirs, biographical essays, and interviews. Covering many different nationalities and academic disciplines—including literature, philology, history, archaeology, art history, theology (or religious studies), and philosophy—each essay delves into one woman’s life, intellectual contributions, and efforts to succeed in a male-dominated field. Together, these extraordinary personal histories constitute a new standard reference that speaks to a growing interest in women’s roles in the development of scholarship and the academy. The collection begins in the seventeenth century with Elizabeth Elstob and continues through the twentieth century, and includes—among more than seventy profiles—such important figures as Anna Jameson, Lina Eckenstein, Georgiana Goddard King, Eileen [Edna Le Poer] Power, Dorothy L. Sayers, Dorothy Whitelock, Susan Mosher Stuard, Marcia Colish, and Caroline Walker Bynum, among others.

What Is Indigenous Knowledge

Autore: Ladislaus M. Semali
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 1135578494
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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Sokal Hoax

Autore: Alan D. Sokal
Editore: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803219243
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Med udgangspunkt i fysikeren Alan D. Sokals videnskabelige nonsens-artikel i det amerikanske tidsskrift Social text (Spring/Summer 1996) er her samlet et udvalg af artikler fra aviser og tidsskrifter.

Slow Professor

Autore: Maggie Berg
Editore: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442645563
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In The Slow Professor, Maggie Berg and Barbara K. Seeber discuss how adopting the principles of the Slow movement in academic life can counter the erosion of humanistic education.

Conan Meets The Academy

Autore: Jonas Prida
Editore: McFarland
ISBN: 0786489898
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"This collection offers the first scholarly investigation of Conan, from Howard's early stories, through mid-century novels and Schwarzenegger's iconic films, to the 2011 remake. Drawing on disciplines such as stylometry, archeology, cultural studies, folklore studies, and literary history, the essays examine statistical analyses of Conan texts, the literary genesis of Conan, parodies, Conan video games, and more"--Provided by publisher.