This e-book brings jointly a exotic workforce of students from tune, drama, poetry, functionality paintings, feedback, faith, classics, and philosophy to enquire the complicated and constructing interplay among functionality and authenticity within the arts. the topics mentioned contain the stories of spiritual and aesthetic authenticity, the functionality of track, the hyperlink of authority and sincerity and fact in poetry, and the darkish part of performance--its consistent susceptibility to inauthenticity. jointly the essays recommend how problems with functionality and authenticity input into account of a variety of the humanities.
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