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- DescriptionImprovisation informs a vast array of human activity, from creative practices in art, dance, music, and literature to everyday conversation and the relationships to natural and built environments that surround and sustain us. The two volumes of the Oxford Handbook of Critical Improvisation Studies gather scholarship on improvisation from an immense range of perspectives, with contributions from more than sixty scholars working in architecture, anthropology, art history, computer science, cognitive science, cultural studies, dance, ecomics, education, ethmusicology, film, gender studies, history, linguistics, literary theory, musicology, neuroscience, new media, organizational science, performance studies, philosophy, popular music studies, psychology, science and techlogy studies, sociology, and sound art, among others.
- Author BiographyGeorge E. Lewis, Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music at Columbia University, is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a MacArthur Fellow, a Guggenheim Fellow, and author of the award-winning 2008 book, A Power Stronger Than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music (University of Chicago Press). An associate professor of music at Cornell University, Benjamin Piekut writes on the history of experimental and improvised music after 1960. He is the author of Experimentalism Otherwise (University of California Press, 2011) and editor of Tomorrow Is the Question (University of Michigan Press, 2014).
- PublisherOxford University Press Inc
- Date of Publication10/11/2016
- SubjectLife Sciences: General
- Series TitleOxford Handbooks
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintOxford University Press Inc
- Weight1200 g
- Width180 mm
- Height252 mm
- Spine40 mm
- Edited byBenjamin Piekut,George E. Lewis
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