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Essays On The Intersection Of Music And Architecture

Author : Mikesch W. Muecke
ISBN : 9781847283375
Genre : History
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"Essays on the Intersection of Music and Architecture" is a collection of nine texts written by international scholars. Most of the essays were originally presented at the interdisciplinary conference Architecture Music Acoustics that took place in Toronto, Canada, in June 2006 at Ryerson University. The texts range from historiographical and theoretical explorations of the relations between music and architecture via translations of architectural spaces into music to analytical case studies of architectural spaces for musical performance. The book includes illustrations, author biographies, and an index.

At The Intersection Of Texts And Material Finds

Author : Stuart S. Miller
ISBN : 9783647550695
Genre : Fiction
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Stuart Miller examines the hermeneutical challenges posed by the material and literary evidence pertaining to ritual purity practices in Graeco-Roman Palestine and, especially, the Galilee. He contends that “stepped pools,” which we now know were in use well beyond the Destruction of the Temple, and, as indicated by the large collection on the western acropolis of Sepphoris and elsewhere, into the Middle and Late Roman/Byzantine eras,must be understood in light of biblical and popular perspectives on ritual purity. The interpretation of the finds is too frequently forced to conform to rabbinic prescriptions, which oftentimes were the result of the sages’ unique and creative, nominalist approach to ritual purity. Special attention is given to the role ritual purity continued to play in the lives of ordinary Jews despite (or because of) the loss of the Temple. Miller argues against the prevailing tendency to type material finds—and Jewish society––according to known groups (pre-70 C.E.: Pharisaic, Sadducaic, Essenic; post 70 C.E.: rabbinic, priestly, etc.). He further counters the perception that ritual purity practices were largely the interest of priests and argues against the recent suggestion that the kohanim resurfaced as an influential group in Late Antiquity. Building upon his earlier work on “sages and commoners,” Miller claims that the rabbis emerged out of a context in which a biblically derived “complex common Judaism” thrived. Stepped pools, stone vessels, and other material finds are realia belonging to this “complex common Judaism.” A careful reading of the rabbis indicates that they were acutely aware of the extent to which ritual purity rites pertaining to home and family life had “spread,” which undoubtedly contributed to their intense interest in regulating them.

The Intersection

Author : Bill Isaacs
ISBN : 9781591609926
Genre : Religion
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Aesthetics And Ethics

Author : Jerrold Levinson
ISBN : 0521788056
Genre : Philosophy
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This major collection of essays examines issues surrounding aesthetics and ethics.

Game On Hollywood

Author : Gretchen Papazian
ISBN : 9781476601854
Genre : Games
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"The essays take on several points of game and film intersection, looking at story lines, aesthetics, mechanics, and production. The book is about adaptation (video game to film, film to video game) but it is even more about narrative, drawing attention to the ways, workings and possibilities of telling a story in the present moment"--

The Intersection Of Race Class And Gender In Multicultural Counseling

Author : Donald B. Pope-Davis
ISBN : 0761911588
Genre : Psychology
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Featuring an outstanding group of the leading theorists and researchers from the fields of multicultural psychology and counseling, this book begins with chapters on how the interplay of such variables of class, gender, and race interact in the development of an individual in a pluralistic society. It then presents theories on how to integrate issues of class, gender and race into counseling theory.

Mapping The Mind

Author : Fred M. Levin
ISBN : 1855753006
Genre : Psychology
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A comprehensive guide to the basics, showing us, the reader, how things work. Each chapter begins with a precis to relate the contents to the wider context and the book ends with a summary and overview of what has gone before. This book provides a scientific base that aims to assist those who wish to pursue interdisciplinary work in the complex and endlessly fascinating area of the mind and brain.

Look Both Ways

Author : Debbie Millman
ISBN : 9781600613210
Genre : Design
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In Look Both Ways, respected branding consultant and design community leader Debbie Millman has constructed a series of essays that examine the close relationship between design and everyday life. You'll find inspiration on every page as you meander through illuminating observations that are both personal and universal. Each beautifully illustrated essay reveals the magic - and wonder - of the often unseen world around us. Excerpt from "Look Both Ways" It occurred to me, as I stood there, that I could simultaneously, vividly look both ways - backward and forward, in time - at once. I remembered longing to know what was coming, who I would become and how. And I suddenly saw it all over again in front of me. The light was exactly the same, and as the sun fell and the summer shadows slivered against the elegant, lean, concrete towers in the distance, I recognized the smell of the warm air, the precise pink and grey of the coming dusk and the mysterious melancholy and joy of both knowing and not-knowing, and the continuity that occurs when both collide.—Debbie Millman

Film At The Intersection Of High And Mass Culture

Author : Paul Coates
ISBN : 0521444721
Genre : Performing Arts
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This book analyses the interaction between high and low art in Hollywood and European Cinema.

Understanding Inequality

Author : Barbara A. Arrighi
ISBN : 0742546799
Genre : Social Science
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As the age of globalization and New Media unite disparate groups of people in new ways, the continual transformation and interconnections between ethnicity, class, and gender become increasingly complex. This reader, comprised of a diverse array of sources ranging from the New York Times to the journals of leading research universities, explores these issues as systems of stratification that work to reinforce one another. Understanding Inequality provides students and academics with the basic hermeneutics for considering new thought on ethnicity, class, and gender in the 21st century.

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