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Art as performance by David Davies

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Published by Blackwell Pub. in Malden, MA .
Written in English


  • Aesthetics,
  • Art -- Philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [266]-272) and index

StatementDavid Davies
SeriesNew directions in aesthetics -- 2
LC ClassificationsBH39 .D38 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 278 p. ;
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17107909M
ISBN 101405116668, 1405116676
LC Control Number2003011349

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