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Overview

Interdisciplinary in approach and topical in focus, the sixth edition of The Humanistic Tradition continues to bring to life humankind's creative legacy. With more than 800 illustrations and some 150 literary sources in accessible translations, this widely acclaimed humanities survey takes a global perspective that is at once selective and engaging, and helps students better understand the relationship between world cultures. Available in multiple formats, The Humanistic Tradition examines the political, economic, and social contexts out of which history's most memorable achievements emerged.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077346225
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/29/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Gloria Konig Fiero was born and raised in New York City. She earned her Masters degree in Art History at the University of California, Berkeley, and her Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Humanities at the Florida State University. She has taught Humanities, World History, and Art History for more than twenty-five years. She has written and lectured extensively on medieval and renaissance topics and on the arts of both East and West as they reflect the human condition. She currently divides her time between New Orleans, Louisiana, and New York City.
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Table of Contents

Book 5: Romanticism, Realism, and the Nineteenth-Century World

27 The Romantic View of Nature

Looking Ahead


The Progress of Industrialization


Early Nineteenth-Century Thought


Nature and the Natural in European Literature


Nature and the Natural in Asian Literature


Romantic Landscape Painting


American Romanticism


Looking Back


28 The Romantic Hero

Looking Ahead


Nationalism and the Hero


The Promethean Hero


Goethe's Faust: The Quintessential Romantic Hero


Romantic Love and Romantic Stereotypes


Looking Back


29 The Romantic Style in Art and Music

Looking Ahead


Heroic Themes in Art


Trends in Mid Nineteenth-Century Architecture


The Romantic Style in Music


The Romantic Ballet


Romantic Opera


Looking Back


30 Industry, Empire, and the Realist Style

Looking Ahead


The Global Dominion of the West


Nineteenth-Century Social Theory


Realism in Literature


Realism in the Visual Arts


Late Nineteenth-Century Architecture


Realism in Music


Looking Back


31 The Move Toward Modernism

Looking Ahead


Late Nineteenth-Century Thought


Poetry in the Late Nineteenth Century: The Symbolists


Music in the Late Ninteenth Century: Debussy


Painting in the Late Ninteenth Century


Art Nouveau


Literature in the Late Nineteenth Century


The Arts of Africa and Oceania


Postimpressionism


Looking Back
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