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Oxford Reference - Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

Alternative Name:   Oxford Reference
Type:   Encyclopedia
Description:   The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics is the most substantial English-language reference work devoted solely to the exploration of this subject. Featuring more than 600 articles by more than 500 globally recognized art historians, philosophers, and theorists, this encyclopedia provides coverage of historical accounts and critical discussions on the subject of Aesthetics. This encyclopedia surveys the full breadth of critical thought on art, culture, and society; it is a comprehensive survey of major concepts, thinkers, and debates about the meaning, uses, and value of all the arts – from painting and sculpture to literature, music, theater, dance, television, film, and popular culture. Of special interest are in-depth surveys of Western aesthetics and broad coverage of non-Western traditions and theories of art.
Publisher:   Oxford University Press
Publisher URL:   http://www.oup.com/
Creator:   Oxford University Press
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Category/Subcategory:   Arts / Art
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