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Series: Fine Arts

Cambridge Scholars Publishing welcomes proposals for new series exploring all aspects of the fine arts. For more information contact Camilla Harding, Commissioning Editor, at camilla.harding@cambridgescholars.com.

Art, Literature and Music in Symbolism, Its Origins and Its Consequences

Jean-Martin Charcot (1825-1893). was a medical doctor who was especially interested in neurology and made a considerable contribution to this field. Modern psychiatry owes him a great deal. While studying neurology Charcot realized that neurology is closely connected to psychology. He was the one who was the first to state the importance of studying the subconscious. He perceived neurological disorders and mental illness, as a kind of invisible pathologies that inhabit the human unconsciousness and manifest themselves at the time of psychological traumas. Charcot was also a discoverer of hypnosi...

Collecting Histories

The history of collections is an increasingly important branch of cultural studies that spans the disciplines of art history, political history, architectural history, archaeology, history of science, museums studies and the social sciences. It is taught at a growing number of universities in the UK, in Europe and in North America up to PhD level, even though this is still a fairly new branch of (mainly) art historical investigation.
Therefore, the new series wishes to take the debate beyond the original forum and includes volumes that result from Collecting & Display events as well as publ...

Three Crosses

The scholarly series, “Three Crosses,” will survey the three interrelated disciplines of Visual Art, Architecture, and Criticism, with a focus on the selection and production of texts that shatter the boundaries between present-day, singular disciplines. These three, interrelated disciplines are, eminently, the “three crosses” to be borne by anyone wishing to resist the ravages of global intellectual and cultural ubiquity. Concerning the development of a form of experimental scholarship that moves ever closer to Wassily Kandinsky’s vision of the multiple arts “crossing” the intersubjective space of disc...