Timelines of the Arts and Literature

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HarperCollins, 1994 - Arts - 711 pages
A fascinating, informative and entertaining book about the cultural aspects of human history, Timelines of the Arts & Literature is a unique chronology covering tens of thousands of notable people and their achievements. From the Magdalenian cave paintings of the dawn of recorded history to Bogart, The Beatles and Brubeck in our own time, the book provides information on literature - novels, shorter fiction, poetry, essays, biography and belles lettres; visual arts - architecture, painting, sculpture, photography and a wide range of visual forms; film and broadcasting - movies, radio and television; theater and variety - drama, musical theater, mime, vaudeville, circus and more; music and dance - popular and classical music, opera, ballet and modern dance. Complete with a comprehensive index, Timelines of the Arts & Literature is not only an invaluable source of information but also a book that will provide you with hours of fascinating browsing.

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This book is a welcome addition to the large body of work that outlines the development of human history. Brownstone and Franck (Timelines of War, LJ 9/1/94) provide an overview of literature, the ... Read full review

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