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Authors: Rivka Elkoshi, Gila Russo-Zimet, Dorit Cohen and Yifat Shohat (Levinksy College of Education, Tel Aviv, Israel) 
Book Description:
Rainbow Inspirations in Art, written collectively by a group of four expert researchers, focuses on a most intriguing subject: the function of color metaphors in the arts. This book includes conclusive discussions with regards to color metaphors in three domains: poetry, visual art and music. Conclusions are based on theoretical and empirical inquiry in the respective disciplines. Innovative areas of research are included in the book, such as the function of color in children's poetry and color-hearing metaphors (chromaesthesia) among listeners who encounter classical music.

This book consists of a prologue, seven chapters, and an epilogue:
The prologue explains color metaphor as a cross-disciplinary phenomenon. The chapters are divided into two broad sections: Section A (Chapters One through Four) contains four theoretical studies; Section B (Chapters Five through Seven) presents three empirical studies. The epilogue offers a novel viewpoint of counter-color metaphors (abbreviated CoCoM).

Color metaphors are laden with symbolism, signs and cultural connotations that artists use in imaginative ways. In this book, the authors explore color metaphors as they contribute to our understanding of the arts. This book includes a comprehensive, updated literature review, which provides background information and new insights into the meaning of color metaphors in the arts. Academic readers and researchers may find valuable information in this book through the study of color metaphors, bridging the arts. (Imprint: Nova)

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Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. The Power of Metaphor in Languages and Thought => pp. 1-22
(Gila Russo-Zimet, Levinsky College of Education, Tel-Aviv, Israel)

Chapter 2. Color as Is: Liberating Color in the Visual Arts => pp. 23-104
(Dorit Cohen, Levinsky College of Education, Tel Aviv, Israel)

Chapter 3. The Composer is Painting: Color as a Projector for Musical Procedures => pp. 105-126
(Yifat Shohat, Levinsky College of Education, Tel-Aviv, Israel)

Chapter 4. Translating Sound into the Visual Realm of Colors => pp. 127-140
(Rivka Elkoshi, Levinsky College of Education, Tel-Aviv, Israel)

Chapter 5. Color as a Metaphor in Hebrew Children's Literature – Silver and Gold and All the Rest => pp. 141-166
(Gila Russo-Zimet, Levinsky College of Education, Tel-Aviv, Israel)

Chapter 6. Landmarks in the Changing Functions of Color in Art, up to its Emancipation in the Modern Era => pp. 167-182
(Dorit Cohen, Levinsky College of Education, Tel Aviv, Israel

Chapter 7. What Are the Most Colorful Sounds You Ever Saw? Exploring Children and Adults' Chromasthetic Responses to Classical Music => pp. 183-222
(Rivka Elkoshi, Levinsky College of Education, Tel-Aviv, Israel)

Epilogue: The Counter-Color-Metaphor (CoCoM)

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      Fine Arts, Music and Literature
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2017 - 2nd Quarter
   Pages: 6x9 - (NBC-C)
   ISBN: 978-1-53610-692-3
   Status: AV
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