The Subversive Imagination: The Artist, Society and Social Responsiblity by Carol BeckerThe Subversive Imagination: The Artist, Society and Social Responsiblity by Carol Becker

The Subversive Imagination: The Artist, Society and Social Responsiblity

byCarol BeckerEditorCarol Becker

Paperback | March 3, 1994

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First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Few historians of the United States have written as well as Carl Becker, Cornell University's famous professor of modern European history. Becker was born in Iowa and studied at the University of Wisconsin, where he earned his Ph.D. in 1907. His study The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth-Century Philosophers (1932), is a classic, as is ...
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Title:The Subversive Imagination: The Artist, Society and Social ResponsiblityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:279 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.9 inPublished:March 3, 1994Publisher:Taylor and Francis

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ISBN - 10:0415905923

ISBN - 13:9780415905923

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'The essays, gathered from various and sometimes surprising sources by Carol Becker, are not only stimulating in themselves but serve as guides to a sector of contemporary artistic activity many find perplexing and many more find troubling. The works conceived of in the spirit of these texts not only challenge how we are to think about art, but how we are to respond to the social questions art addresses, sometimes vehemently. For the art is not only political in intention, but subversive in its means.

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"As a provocative group of essays, this anthology is a useful first step in creating what, one hopes, will be a continuing dialogue on art, society, and responsibility."
-"The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism