Writing About the Humanities / Edition 3

Writing About the Humanities / Edition 3

by Robert DiYanni Ph.D.
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0136151418

ISBN-13: 9780136151418

Pub. Date: 12/20/2007

Publisher: Pearson

This brief, updated practical guide to writing papers in humanities courses provides readers –and writers– with guidance in analyzing and interpreting works of art, literature, and music. KEY TOPICS The first half of the book covers general issues in writing about the humanities disciplines, including how to respond to, interpret, and

Overview

This brief, updated practical guide to writing papers in humanities courses provides readers –and writers– with guidance in analyzing and interpreting works of art, literature, and music. KEY TOPICS The first half of the book covers general issues in writing about the humanities disciplines, including how to respond to, interpret, and evaluate different types of artworks. The second half focuses more specifically on writing in literature and the arts as well as the particulars of writing with, and documenting, sources. For individuals seeking strategies for reading in, and writing about, each of the humanities disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136151418
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/20/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
643,092
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. An Overview of the Writing Process.
2. An Approach to Writing about the Humanities.
3. Writing about Art and Architecture.
4. Writing about Music.
5. Writing about Fiction and Poetry.
6. Writing about Drama and Theater.
7. Writing about Film.
8. Writing with Sources.
9. Documenting Sources.
Appendix: Writing Essay Examinations.

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