Appreciating the Art of Television: A Philosophical by Ted Nannicelli

By Ted Nannicelli

Contemporary tv has been marked by way of such extraordinary programming that it truly is now universal to listen to claims that television has ultimately turn into an artwork. In Appreciating the paintings of Television, Nannicelli contends that televisual artwork isn't really a contemporary improvement, yet has in reality existed for a very long time. but regardless of the flourishing of 2 suitable educational subfields—the philosophy of movie and tv aesthetics—there is little scholarship on tv, in general, as an paintings shape. This e-book goals to supply students lively in tv aesthetics with a serious evaluation of the correct philosophical literature, whereas additionally giving philosophers of movie a specific account of the paintings of tv that would optimistically spur extra curiosity and debate. It bargains the 1st sustained theoretical exam of what's interested in appreciating tv as an paintings and the way this bears at the useful company of tv students, critics, scholars, and fans—namely the comprehension, interpretation, and evaluate of particular televisual artistic endeavors.

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