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Author Korsmeyer, Carolyn.
Title Gender and aesthetics : an introduction / Carolyn Korsmeyer.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2004.

Author Korsmeyer, Carolyn.
Series Understanding feminist philosophy
Understanding feminist philosophy.
Subject Feminism and art.
Women in art.
Feminist theory.
Arts -- Philosophy.
Esthetics [MESH]
Feminism [MESH]
Description 1 online resource (xi, 195 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-187) and index.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Artists and art: a brief history of concepts; Aesthetic pleasures; Amateurs and professionals; Deep gender: taste and food; What is art? (Art is what?); Difficult pleasures: sublimity and disgust; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Feminist approaches to art are extremely influential and widely studied across a variety of disciplines, including art theory, cultural and visual studies, and philosophy. Gender and Aesthetics is an introduction to the major theories and thinkers within art and aesthetics from a philosophical perspective, carefully introducing and examining the role that gender plays in forming ideas about art. It is ideal for anyone coming to the topic for the first time. Organised thematically, the book introduces in clear language the most important topics within feminist aesthetics: * Why were there so.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203646630 (electronic bk.)
9780203646632 (electronic bk.)
0415266599 (Paper)
OCLC # 56549371
Additional Format Print version: Korsmeyer, Carolyn. Gender and aesthetics. New York : Routledge, 2004 0415266580 0415266599 (DLC) 2003058656 (OCoLC)52948829

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