Writing About the Humanities

Writing About the Humanities

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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 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 147.32 x 226.06 x 12.7mm | 430.91g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 0130229946
  • 9780130229946

Table of contents

1. An Approach to Writing About the Humanities. 2. An Overview of the Writing Process. 3. Writing a Comparison. 4. Writing From Different Critical Perspectives. 5. Writing About Art and Music. 6. Writing About Literature. 7. Writing With Sources. 8. Documenting Sources. Appendix: Writing Essay Examinations. Acknowledgements. Index.show more

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