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Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think About Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth

Author: A.O. Scott.

Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think About Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth

Author: A.O. Scott.

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Item #: D33389
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
Publication Date: 2017
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780143109976
Few could explain, let alone seek out, a career in criticism. Yet what A.O. Scott proves here is that we are all critics: because critical thinking informs almost every aspect of artistic creation, of civil action, of interpersonal life. With penetrating insight and warm humor, Scott defends this much-maligned profession, while showcasing his own range as he... More
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Few could explain, let alone seek out, a career in criticism. Yet what A.O. Scott proves here is that we are all critics: because critical thinking informs almost every aspect of artistic creation, of civil action, of interpersonal life. With penetrating insight and warm humor, Scott defends this much-maligned profession, while showcasing his own range as he discusses the poetry of Keats, Shelley, and Rilke; the origins of Chuck Berry and the Rolling Stones; the art of Marina Abramovich; and his intense affection for Pixar's animated film, Ratatouille


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