|Dissanayake, Ellen. Art and Intimacy: How the Arts Began (A McLellan Book). University of Washington Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780295991962. Unmarked. Like New. Paperback. (#30622) $20.00
Black/white illustrations throughout. Dissanayake argues that the arts are biologically evolved propensities of human nature: their fundamental features helped early humans adapt to their environment and reproduce themselves successfully over generations.
This book examines a joint evolutionary origin of art and intimacy in relation to what we commonly call love. 265p. Indices. Notes. References.