Twentieth-Century Theories of Art (Paperback)

By James M. Thompson

Carleton University Press, 9780886291112

Publication Date: January 15, 1990

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Description

This ambitious volume provides a general introduction to the major approaches in this century to art theory and criticism, from the Expression Theory to Poststructuralism. For readers with little or no background, clearly written introductions are provided. The writings collected here are by leaders in each area such as Freud, Barthes, Heidegger and Derrida. The collection is valuable for students of art history, literature and philosophy.