The Arts

Showing 49–62 of 62 results

  • The Aesthetic of beuron
    Introduction by Hubert Krins
    Afterword and notes by Peter Brooke

    The first translations into English of the Benedictine monk Desiderius Lenz, who as a painter and sculptor in the late nineteenth century anticipated many of the ideas associated with twentieth-century art.

  • From Cubism to Classicism

    In the two essays in this book, written in the 1920s, Gino Severini, the Italian Futurist painter living in Paris, and Albert Gleizes, painter and co-author of Du Cubisme, the first important theoretical defence of Cubism, reflect upon the central principles that guided painting from the Renaissance to the challenge of Cubism and Futurism in early years of the twentieth century.

  • Art and Religion Book Cover

    A comprehensive theory of the history of art and the evolution of modern art and discusses twentieth century painting in the light of the changes which have occurred in other disciplines, notably mathematics and the physical sciences, and the influence of religion.

  • Voices from West barbury
    Foreword by Bernard Deacon

    This anthology brings together for the first time in one collection the riches of Anglo-Cornish poetry from the Renaissance to the the twentieth century.

  • The Wheel Book Cover
    With a history of the Cornish revival by Amy Hale
    Foreword by Bobi Jones

    Tim Saunders has gathered together more than a hundred poems from a variety of sources – magazines, books and manuscripts – to give us the first ever survey of poetry in the Cornish language from 1850 until 1980.

  • The Tin Violin by Alan M. Kent

    A play based on the remarkable life and adventures of Josh Emidy, a slave from the Guinea coast who became an accomplished musician, composer and respected teacher of the violin in Cornwall.

  • Ordinalia, The Cornish Mystery Play Cycle

    The medieval Cornish-language cycle of mystery plays – The Beginning of the World, The Passion and The Resurrection – translated in their entirety into English by Alan M. Kent.

  • Oogly Es Sin Book Cover

    Alan M. Kent’s play explores the life of the seventeenth-century ‘Cornish Giant’, Anthony Payne, in a series of hilarious and touching reminiscences.

  • Nothing Broken Book Cover

    A long-awaited collection of poetry written in Cornish in the last twenty years. A coming of age for the Cornish language and its literature.

  • Navitas Christi The Nativity

    Alan M. Kent has written a new Nativity play with all the flavour of the medieval Celtic masterpiece but with a distinctive contemporary Cornish voice. In this book we find the characters of the familiar Nativity story, along side Cornish sailors and tinners and Joseph of Arimathea and his legendary journey with Christ to Cornwall.

  • The High Tide Book Cover

    This collection contains most of Tim Saunders’ poetry in Cornish to date. The poems are accompanied by the author’s own prose translations into English.

  • The Awakening Book Cover

    A collection of previously unpublished poems that in range and quality stands alongside Jack Clemo’s finest published work.

  • Silvanus Trevail Book Cover

    This biography is the first to evaluate Trevail’s remarkable life and achievements, with over 150 colour illustrations of his buildings and a comprehensive catalogue of all his projects.

  • Berkeley Protest Posters Book Covers
    with an introductory essay by Barry Miles

    4973: Berkeley Protest Posters 1970 reproduces a collection of 136 handmade posters, mostly silkscreened on recycled computer paper, produced by students in the Political Poster Workshop in Berkeley, University of California, to protest against America’s war in Vietnam and the decision of the Nixon administration to take the war into Cambodia. The numbers 4973 in the title were thought to protect the posters from being removed by the Berkeley Police Department.