Perceiving the Arts: An Introduction to the Humanities / Edition 9

Perceiving the Arts: An Introduction to the Humanities / Edition 9

by Dennis J. Sporre
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0136045693
ISBN-13:
9780136045694
Pub. Date:
02/13/2008
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
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Perceiving the Arts: An Introduction to the Humanities / Edition 9

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.

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ISBN-13: 9780136045694
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 02/13/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(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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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