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_Irene Winter on Style (an excerpt of an excellent formal analysis!):
Irene Winter, "The Affective Properties of Styles: An Inquiry into Analytical Process and the Inscription of Meaning in Art History," in Picturing Science Producing Art, ed. Caroline A. Jones and Peter Galison (New York: Routledge, 1998), 55-73. [brief excerpt]
_Terence Grieder on Style:
Terence Grieder, Artist and Audience, 2nd ed. (Madison, WI: Brown & Benchmark, 1996), 140. [brief excerpt]
_Greg Urban on Style:
"Style means a form of language use characterizable independently of the content or semantic meaning that is communicated, which constitutes a sign vehicle that contrasts with others in a culture" (Greg Urban, A Discourse Centered Approach to Culture: Native South American Myths and Rituals [Austin: University of Texas Press, 1991], 106).
_Other Readings on Style:
_(see the library for these)
Heinrich Wölfflin, Principles of Art History: The Problem of the Development of Style in Later Art, trans. Marie Donald Mackie Hottinger (1932; New York: Dover, 1950).
Meyer Shapiro, "Style," in Anthropology Today: An Encyclopedic Inventory, ed. A. L. Kroeber (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1953).
Berel Lang, ed., The Concept of Style, revised and expanded (1979; Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1987).
Polly Schaafsma, "Form, Content and Function: Theory and Method in North American Rock Art Studies," in Advances of Archaeological Method and Theory, ed. by M. Schiffer, vol. 8, pp. 237-277 (New York: Academic Press, 1985).
Margaret W. Conkey and Christine Hastorf, eds. The Uses of Style in Archaeology. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990).
Libraries & Research
UCA Torreyson Library
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University of Arkansas Little Rock, Ottenheimer Library
Hendrix College, Olin C. Bailey Library
Central Arkansas Library System
FirstSearch Online Computer Library Center (OCLC): WorldCat & ArticleFirst
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Rock Art Studies: A Bibliographic Database (http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/collections/rockart.html)
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ROCK-ART — Discussion and Information
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