With more than 1,500 entries on a vast array of subjects, this reference to art history draws from literature, history, psychology, geography, economics, and many other disciplines to cover the subject in considerable detail. Reprint.
Provides coverage of literary and historical quotations. An easy-to-use keyword index traces quotations and their authors, while the appendix material, including Catchphrases, Film Lines, Official Advice, and Political Slogans, offers further topics of interest.
This Concise Dictionary of Australian Artists fills the need for an authoritative reference book, conveniently portable and within the means of students and all others interested in art. Intended to be representative rather than comprehensive, the text covers a wide range of styles, media, regions, ethnic origins and artistic tendencies over more than two centuries. Entries are thoroughly reliable in accord with up-to-date scholarship, rejecting entrenched fallacies and untested assumptions. Much of the material has never before been published.
Contains a fully updated A-Z guide to over 1,200 definitions of terms from the fields of literary theory and criticism, rhetoric, versification and drama. Recommendations for further reading are included.