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Humanities through the Arts / Edition 6

Humanities through the Arts / Edition 6

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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: 9780072407099
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 05/22/2003
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 8.02(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

PrefacePART ONE: FUNDAMENTALS 1. The Humanities: An Introduction 2. What Is a Work of Art? 3. Being a Critic of the Art PART TWO: THE ARTS 4. Painting 5. Sculpture 6. Architecture 7. Literature 8. Drama 9. Music 10. Dance 11. Film 12. Photography PART THREE: INTERRELATIONSHIPS 13. The Arts 14. Is it Art or Something Like It? 15. The Other Humanities Glossary Index

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