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Writing about the humanities

Author: Robert DiYanni
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [2000] ©2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A supplement for Introductory Humanities courses, as well as for Introductory Literature and Art History courses.This brief, practical guide to writing papers in humanities courses provides students with guidance in analyzing and interpreting works of art, literature, and music. The first half of the book covers general issues in writing about the humanities disciplines, including how to respond to, interpret, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert DiYanni
ISBN: 0130229946 9780130229946 0130889946 9780130889942
OCLC Number: 41404640
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: xii, 162 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: An approach to writing about the humanities --
An overview of the writing process --
Writing a comparison --
Writing from different critical perspectives --
Writing about art and music --
Writing about literature --
Writing with sources --
Documenting sources.
Responsibility: Robert DiYanni.

Abstract:

A supplement for Introductory Humanities courses, as well as for Introductory Literature and Art History courses.This brief, practical guide to writing papers in humanities courses provides students with guidance in analyzing and interpreting works of art, literature, and music. 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. An appendix covers writing essay examinations. Sample papers are included--Amazon.

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