Overview

Entertainment writers are often faced with the challenge of reviewing an unfamiliar work. Now in an updated edition, Reviewing the Arts guides writers through the steps necessary to produce acceptable reviews of all types of arts, including art, architecture, and sculpture, in addition to movies, television, literature, drama, dance, and music. Written for those generalists in the media who find themselves faced with the prospect of reviewing an artistic event or performance, and for journalism students and their...
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Reviewing the Arts

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Overview

Entertainment writers are often faced with the challenge of reviewing an unfamiliar work. Now in an updated edition, Reviewing the Arts guides writers through the steps necessary to produce acceptable reviews of all types of arts, including art, architecture, and sculpture, in addition to movies, television, literature, drama, dance, and music. Written for those generalists in the media who find themselves faced with the prospect of reviewing an artistic event or performance, and for journalism students and their instructors, Reviewing the Arts is designed to help writers manage review assignments and serves as an indispensable resource for handling the tasks of the amusements or entertainment staff.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135607685
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/26/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 280
  • Sales rank: 1,351,333
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

1 The critic, the criticism, the reviewer, the review 1
2 The seven lively arts - and more! 18
3 A method for reviewing the arts 28
4 Film - where everyone is an expert 37
5 Television - the awesome medium 54
6 Music - the divided art 71
7 Drama - where "all the world's a stage" 84
8 Music plus theater equals dance 100
9 Design and function meet in architecture 108
10 It's pretty, but is it art? 118
11 Sculpture - thousands of years of art 132
12 Familiar subject, unusual treatment 140
13 The ethics of the business 151
14 The reviewer as reporter 161
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