SIRS Renaissance® - 'Current Perspectives on the Arts & Humanities' is a reference database providing current, dynamic information on Architecture & Design, Culture, Literature, Multimedia, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy & Religion and Visual Arts. Full-text articles are selected from over 700 domestic and international publications. Many articles are accompanied by full-color graphics, including art reproductions, photographs and illustrations.
Subject Headings - Use to search a subject index to quickly locate the most relevant results.
Keyword/Natural Language - Use to locate results based upon your own combination of key words and phrases.
Topic Browse - Use to locate results by exploring topics and subtopics in a multilevel tree.
Editor's Top Pick:
Articles and images are selected each week by the SIRS research team for their exceptional interest or research value. Select the article title to view the article or select the graphic thumbnail to view the full-sized graphic.
Literary Corner - A guide to the curricular study of prominent authors in major literary periods and regions. Also includes The New Lifetime Reading Plan which features brief introductions to more than 130 literary classics and also provides biographical information on the creators of these works.
Award Recipients - Lists major award winners in all eight arts and humanities categories.
Glossary of the Arts - Includes key reference terms pertinent to the article database (i.e. terra cotta, film noir, Roman architecture). Glossary entries are placed in historic, thematic and aesthetic context.
Notable People - Notable People features full-text articles that highlight prominent people in the arts and humanities.
Recommended References - Suggests further readings in all eight categories, and includes an annotated biography.
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