Perceiving the Arts: An Introduction to the Humanities / Edition 10

Perceiving the Arts: An Introduction to the Humanities / Edition 10

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by Dennis J. Sporre
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205096557

ISBN-13: 9780205096558

Pub. Date: 03/07/2011

Publisher: Pearson

Designed for readers who have little or no knowledge of the arts, this well-illustrated, basic handbook of terms and concepts helps develop discriminating artistic perception for approaching, analyzing, and evaluating works of art. This invaluable handbook shows readers how to approach and analyze the visual arts, the performing arts, the environmental arts, and the

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Designed for readers who have little or no knowledge of the arts, this well-illustrated, basic handbook of terms and concepts helps develop discriminating artistic perception for approaching, analyzing, and evaluating works of art. This invaluable handbook shows readers how to approach and analyze the visual arts, the performing arts, the environmental arts, and the language arts. For individuals interested in a concise introduction to evaluating works of art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205096558
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/07/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
952,891
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. What Are the Arts and How Do We Respond to Them?

II. THE VISUAL ARTS.

2. Pictures: Painting, Printmaking, and Photography.
3. Sculpture.

III. THE PERFORMING ARTS.

4. Music.
5. Theatre.
6. Film.
7. Dance.

IV. THE ENVIRONMENTAL ARTS.

8. Landscape Architecture.
9. Architecture.

V. THE LANGUAGE ARTS.

10. Literature.

VI. CONCLUSION.

11. Evaluating Art.
Glossary.
For Further Exploration.
Index.

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Perceiving the Arts: An Introduction to the Humanities 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
RomaphileFL More than 1 year ago
This is not the 11th edition. It looks like the 10th edition, which may explain the low price. the 11th edition is much more expensive.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago