Table of contents for Art rethought : the social practices of art / Nicholas Wolterstorff.

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Part One: The Grand Narrative of Art in the Modern World
1. The Early Modern Revolution in the Arts
2. Why the Revolution?
3. The Grand Narrative and the Grand Narrative Theses
4. Wherein Lies the Worth of Disinterested Attention?
5. Art, Religion, and the Grand Narrative
Part Two: Why The Grand Narrative Has To Go
6. The Inapplicability of the Grand Narrative to Recent Art
7. Why the Grand Narrative Never Was Tenable
Part Three: A New Framework For Thinking About The Arts
8. The Arts as Social Practices
9. Meaning of Works of the Arts and Artworks
Part Four: Memorial Art
10. The Social Practices of Memorial Art
11. The Memorial Meaning of the Mural Art of Belfast
Part Five: Art For Veneration
12. The Social Practices of Art for Veneration
Part Six: Social Protest Art
13. The Social Practices of Social Protest Art
14. The Social Protest Meaning of Uncle Tom's Cabin
15. The Social Protest Meaning of the Graphic Art of Kathe Kollwitz
Part Seven: Art That Enhances
16. Work Songs: Social Practice and Meaning
Part Eight: The Art-Reflexive Art of Today's Art World
17. The Social Practices of Art-Reflexive Art
18. Art-Reflexive Meaning in the Work of Sherrie Levine
Epilogue: Good Works and Just Practices
19. What Happened to Beauty?
20. The Pursuit of Justice and the Social Practices of Art

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Arts and society.
Art -- Sociological aspects.
Aesthetics -- Philosophy.