The Humanities through the Arts / Edition 7

The Humanities through the Arts / Edition 7

by F. David Martin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073138630

ISBN-13: 9780073138633

Pub. Date: 06/28/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The Humanities Through the Arts is intended for introductory-level,interdisciplinary courses offered across the curriculum in the humanities,philosophy,art,English,music,and education departments.

Arranged topically by art form - from painting,sculpture,photography,and architecture to literature,music,theater,film,and dance - this beautifully illustrated

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Overview

The Humanities Through the Arts is intended for introductory-level,interdisciplinary courses offered across the curriculum in the humanities,philosophy,art,English,music,and education departments.

Arranged topically by art form - from painting,sculpture,photography,and architecture to literature,music,theater,film,and dance - this beautifully illustrated text helps students learn how to actively engage a work of art.

The Fifth Edition is the most extensive revision in the history of this title,yet it retains the popular focus on the arts as an expression of cultural and personal values.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073138633
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1The Humanities: An Introduction1
2What is a Work of Art?18
3Being a Critic of the Arts47
4Painting68
5Sculpture98
6Architecture146
7Literature190
8Drama226
9Music260
10Dance296
11Film325
12Photography356
13The Interrelationships of the Arts390
14The Interrelationships of the Humanities416
Glossary431
Permissions Acknowledgments435
Index437

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