How to Write Art History (häftad)
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How to Write Art History (häftad)

How to Write Art History

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Enables students to get the most from their art history course. In a clear and engaging style, Anne D'Alleva empowers readers to approach their coursework with confidence and energy. The book introduces two basic art historical methods - formal analysis and contextual analysis - revealing how to use these methods in writing papers and in class discussion. The common strengths and weaknesses of an art history essay are highlighted by using real examples of written work, and at each stage of the writing process D'Alleva offers valuable advice on developing an argument convincingly. Providing a fascinating view of the study of art history within its historical context, this book will be particularly helpful for those considering a career in this rewarding discipline.
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  1. Utmärkt handbok på grundnivå.
    Karin, 30 december 2016

    Boken är pedagogisk, tydlig och ger en utmärkt grund för att själv fundera vidare. Läs gärna Metods and Theorirs in Art History av samma författare, som är lika bra som grund inför vidare studier.

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'A lucid account of the importance of art history as an academic discipline, the lessons in looking that it can equip the attentive student with and a practical guide for students wishing to improve their art historical skills in both visual and verbal analysis. Extremely handy for students new to the discipline.' Dr. Dorothy C. Rowe, University of Bristol

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Anne D'Alleva is Associate Professor of Art History and Women's Studies at the University of Connecticut. She is the author of Arts of the Pacific Islands and Methods and Theories of Art History.


Introduction: How to use this book Chapter 1: Introducing art history Chapter 2: Formal analysis Chapter 3: Contextual analysis Chapter 4: Writing art history essays and papers Chapter 5: Navigating art history examinations Chapter 6: Art history's own history Glossary Bibliography Table of parallel illustrations in art history surveys Index Picture credits