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The Resource Art and intimacy : how the arts began, Ellen Dissanayake

Art and intimacy : how the arts began, Ellen Dissanayake

Label
Art and intimacy : how the arts began
Title
Art and intimacy
Title remainder
how the arts began
Statement of responsibility
Ellen Dissanayake
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Ellen Dissanayake argues for the joint evolutionary origin of art and intimacy, what we commonly call love. Because humans are born predisposed to respond to and use rhythmic-modal signals, societies everywhere have elaborated them further as music, mime, dance, and display, in rituals which instill and reinforce valued cultural beliefs. Just as rhythms and modes coordinate and unify the mother-infant pair, in ceremonies they coordinate and unify members of a group. If we are biologically predisposed to participate in art-like behavior, then we actually need the arts. Even - perhaps especially - in our fast-paced, sophisticated modern lives, the arts encourage us to show that we care about important things."--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dissanayake, Ellen
Dewey number
701/.15
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NX180.S6
LC item number
D58 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arts and society
  • Intimacy (Psychology)
  • ART
  • Arts and society
  • Intimacy (Psychology)
  • Ästhetik
  • Entwicklung
  • Gesellschaft
  • Intimsphäre
  • Kunst
  • Künste
  • ART / Criticism & Theory
Label
Art and intimacy : how the arts began, Ellen Dissanayake
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A McLellan book."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-250) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mutuality -- Belonging -- Finding and making meaning -- Hands-on competence -- Elaborating -- Taking the arts seriously -- Appendix : toward a naturalistic aesthetics
Control code
925522692
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 265 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780295997469
Lccn
99037639
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvct6x73
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)925522692
Label
Art and intimacy : how the arts began, Ellen Dissanayake
Publication
Note
"A McLellan book."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-250) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mutuality -- Belonging -- Finding and making meaning -- Hands-on competence -- Elaborating -- Taking the arts seriously -- Appendix : toward a naturalistic aesthetics
Control code
925522692
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 265 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780295997469
Lccn
99037639
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvct6x73
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)925522692

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