Aesthetics of Music Stephen Downs

The Contemporary Anglophone Travel Novel: The Aesthetics of Self-Fashioning in the Era of Globalization (Literary Criticism and

The Contemporary Anglophone Travel Novel: The Aesthetics of Self-Fashioning in the Era of Globalization (Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory) by Stephen M. Levin
English | Apr. 23, 2008 | ISBN: 0415955491 | 200 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

The Contemporary Anglophone Travel Novel explores the themes of alienation and displacement in a genre of post-World War II novels that portrays the pursuit of an authentic travel experience in a culturally unfamiliar place.
The Aesthetics of Mimesis: Ancient Texts and Modern Problems (repost)

The Aesthetics of Mimesis: Ancient Texts and Modern Problems by Stephen Halliwell
English | 2002 | ISBN: 0691048827 | 440 pages | PDF | 4 MB
A Man's Game: Masculinity and the Anti-aesthetics of American Literary Naturalism by John Dudley

A Man's Game: Masculinity and the Anti-aesthetics of American Literary Naturalism (Studies in American Literary Realism and Naturalism) by John Dudley
English | 30 Apr. 2004 | ISBN: 0817313478 | 233 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

A Man's Game explores the development of American literary naturalism as it relates to definitions of manhood in many of the movement's key texts and the aesthetic goals of writers such as Stephen Crane, Jack London, Frank Norris, Edith Wharton, Charles Chestnutt, and James Weldon Johnson.
Boring Formless Nonsense: Experimental Music and The Aesthetics of Failure

Boring Formless Nonsense: Experimental Music and The Aesthetics of Failure by Eldritch Priest
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1441124756, 1441122133 | 336 pages | PDF | 3 MB
Living in Worlds of Music: A View of Education and Values [Repost]

Living in Worlds of Music: A View of Education and Values (Landscapes: the Arts, Aesthetics, and Education) by Minette Mans
English | Mar 14, 2012 | ISBN: 9400730543, 904812705X | 244 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

Informed by her in-depth ethnomusical knowledge, the result of detailed fieldwork, Mans's book is about musical worlds and how we as people inhabit them. The book asserts that an understanding of our musical worlds can be a transformative educational tool that could have a significant role to play in multicultural music and arts education.
New Paths: Aspects of Music Theory and Aesthetics in the Age of Romanticism

New Paths: Aspects of Music Theory and Aesthetics in the Age of Romanticism (Collected Writings of the Orpheus Institute) by Darla Crispin
English | July 1, 2009 | ISBN: 9058677346 | 200 Pages | PDF | 7 MB

In New Paths, five renowned scholars discuss a variety of topics related to Romanticism, focusing especially on the years 1800–1840. In a much-needed historical and critical overview of the concept of organicism, John Neubauer ranges from its origins in Enlightenment biology to its aftermath in postmodernism. Janet Schmalfeldt shows that not only Beethoven's op.47 should be called the Bridgetower rather than the Kreutzer Sonata but also that this makes a difference as to its meaning.
The Aesthetics of Mimesis: Ancient Texts and Modern Problems by Stephen Halliwell [Repost]

The Aesthetics of Mimesis: Ancient Texts and Modern Problems by Stephen Halliwell
English | July 1, 2002 | ISBN: 0691048827, 0691092583 | 441 Pages | PDF | 13 MB

Mimesis is one of the oldest, most fundamental concepts in Western aesthetics. This book offers a new, searching treatment of its long history at the center of theories of representational art:…

Aesthetics and Music  

Posted by roxul at Dec. 7, 2014
Aesthetics and Music

Andy Hamilton, "Aesthetics and Music"
English | ISBN: 0826485189 | 2014 | 258 pages | PDF | 13 MB

Total Chaos: The Art and Aesthetics of Hip-hop  

Posted by roxul at Dec. 6, 2014
Total Chaos: The Art and Aesthetics of Hip-hop

Jeff Chang, "Total Chaos: The Art and Aesthetics of Hip-hop"
English | ISBN: 0465009093 | 2007 | 400 pages | PDF | 3 MB
The Aesthetics of Survival: A Composer's View of Twentieth-century Music

The Aesthetics of Survival: A Composer's View of Twentieth-century Music By George Rochberg
2004 | 288 Pages | ISBN: 0472030264 | PDF | 15 MB