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DK Big Ideas in 4 Options: Art, Classical Music, Poetry or Literature

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-Number of books: 1
-Author: DK
-Age: Adults
-Format: Hardback

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The Big Ideas series uses striking graphics along with engaging writing, making big topics easy to understand.

Poetry: The perfect introduction to poetry, The Poetry Book offers a fascinating exploration of more than 90 of the world's greatest poetic works. Discover poems in all their many guises, from the epics of the ancient world through Renaissance sonnets to modernist masterpieces such as The Waste Land, and the key works of the last 50 years, including And Still I Rise by Maya Angelou and Derek Walcott's Omeros.

Classical Music: Learn about key movements like impressionism, cubism and symbolism in this captivating introduction to painting, drawing, printing, sculpture, conceptual art, and performance art - from ancient history to the modern day - aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Here you'll discover more than 80 of the world's most groundbreaking artworks by history's most influential painters, sculptors and artists, through exciting text and bold graphics.

Literature: Learn about the greatest works of literature, and the lives of those who wrote them in The Literature Book,  the perfect introduction to masterpieces from the world's greatest authors. From the Iliad to The Great Gatsby, embark on a fascinating, graphic-led journey through the greatest works of poetry and prose.

Art: Learn about the world's greatest classical compositions and musical traditions in The Classical Music Book, a captivating introduction to music theory, crucial composers and the impact of seminal pieces. From Mozart to Mendelssohn, this fresh new guide goes beyond your typical music books, offering a comprehensive guide to classical music history and biography. Explore the main ideas underpinning the world's greatest compositions and musical traditions and define their importance to the musical canon and into their wider social, cultural, and historical context.

  • Number of books: 1
  • Author: DK
  • Age: Adults
  • Format: Hardback

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