Perceiving the Arts: An Introduction to the Humanities
[This book] has a very specific and limited purpose: to provide an introductory, technical, and respondent-related reference to the arts and literature. Its audience comprises individuals who have little or no knowledge of the arts, and it is designed to give those readers touchstones concerning what to look and listen for in works of art and literature.-Pref. [This book] offers readers a foundation for understanding the details of art and architecture by introducing terminology that acts as a bridge into the challenging and rewarding world of artistic perception.-Back cover.
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