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By Ted Nannicelli

Contemporary tv has been marked via such extraordinary programming that it really is now universal to listen to claims that television has ultimately turn into an paintings. In Appreciating the artwork of Television, Nannicelli contends that televisual artwork isn't a up to date improvement, yet has in truth existed for a very long time. but regardless of the flourishing of 2 appropriate 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 review of the correct philosophical literature, whereas additionally giving philosophers of movie a selected account of the paintings of tv that might confidently spur extra curiosity and debate. It deals the 1st sustained theoretical exam of what's keen on appreciating tv as an artwork and the way this bears at the useful enterprise of tv students, critics, scholars, and fans—namely the comprehension, interpretation, and assessment of particular televisual artistic endeavors.

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