ERIC Number: ED023659
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
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TV as Art: Some Essays in Criticism.
Hazard, Patrick D., Ed.
Based on the beliefs that television can be a legitimate art form and that the development of judgment about television programs is one of the serious responsibilities of the schools, this collection of critiques of television programs is intended for teachers at every level of instruction. Essays are (1) "'TV as Art': Some Reflections" by Patrick D. Hazard, (2) "'The Making of a President': Politics and Mass Communication in America" by John Tebbel, (3) "On Rod Serling, James Agee, and Popular Culture" by Jack Behar, (4) "Ethos by Esso: 'In What America?' and 'Culture in Transition' from Esso World Theatre, February and May, 1964" by Richard J. Stonesifer, (5) "Television and the Problem Play" by David Boroff, (6) "Some Versions of Shakespeare on the Screen" by Raymond Williams, (7) "Television and the Culture of the Child: 'Exploring' on the Renaissance" by Charles Winick and Mariann P. Winick, (8) "Life, Death, and 'Nature' in Children's TV" by George Bluestone, (9) "A Twenty-one Inch Medium for Thirty-six Inch Receivers" by George Dessart, and (10) "'The Story of a Newspaper Man': Diary of a Lesson Planned" by Brother Thomas Timothy. (DL)
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Critical Thinking, Elementary Education, English Instruction, Higher Education, Mass Media, Public Television, Secondary Education, Television, Television Viewing
National Council of Teachers of English, 508 South Sixth Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820 (Stock No. 46006, $1.25).
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.
Note: Papers originally commissioned by the Television Information Office for the National Council of Teachers of English Television Festival.