Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater: 1930-2010 (2 Volumes)

Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater: 1930-2010 (2 Volumes)

From legends like Eugene O’Neill, Tennessee Williams, and Arthur Miller to successful present-day playwrights like Neil LaBute, Tony Kushner, and David Mamet, some of the …

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The metareferential turn in contemporary arts and media: forms, functions, attempts at explanation

The metareferential turn in contemporary arts and media: forms, functions, attempts at explanation

pt. 1. Literature and other media — pt. 2. Visual arts and related media — pt. 3. Film and television — pt. 4. Music — …

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The man in the Glass House: Philip Johnson, architect of the modern century

The man in the Glass House: Philip Johnson, architect of the modern century

“When Philip Johnson died in 2005 at the age of 98, he was still one of the most recognizable-and influential-figures on the American cultural landscape. …

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I Only Read It for the Cartoons: The New Yorker's Most Brilliantly Twisted Artists

I Only Read It for the Cartoons: The New Yorker’s Most Brilliantly Twisted Artists

None Available for the first time to The New Yorker‘s one million-plus readers: a volume dedicated to the individual careers of the magazine’s cartoon superstars. …

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Tastemaker: Elizabeth Gordon, House Beautiful, and the postwar American home

Tastemaker: Elizabeth Gordon, House Beautiful, and the postwar American home

None A riveting and superbly illustrated account of the enigmatic House Beautiful editor’s profound influence on mid-century American taste From 1941 to 1964, House Beautiful …

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Art and Social Movements: Cultural Politics in Mexico and Aztln

Art and Social Movements: Cultural Politics in Mexico and Aztln

Art and Social Movements offers a comparative, cross-border analysis of the role of visual artists in three social movements from the late 1960s through the …

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