The Essential HBO Reader (Google eBook)
Gary Richard Edgerton, Jeffrey P. Jones
University Press of Kentucky, 2008 - Performing Arts - 357 pages
This is a comprehensive and compelling examination of HBO, one of cable television's most innovative and popular US TV networks.
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Page 23 - The work of art is an object which exists as such only by virtue of the (collective) belief which knows and acknowledges it as a work of art.
Page 37 - It therefore has to consider as contributing to production not only the direct producers of the work in its materiality (artist, writer, etc.) but also the producers of the meaning and value of the work - critics, publishers, gallery directors and the whole set of agents whose combined efforts produce consumers capable of knowing and recognizing the work of art as such, in particular teachers (but also families, etc.).
Page 39 - Pierre Bourdieu, The Field of Cultural Production (New York: Columbia University Press, 1993), especially the essay "The Market of Symbolic Goods,
Page 51 - The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction," in Hannah Arendt, ed., Illuminations: Essays and Reflections (New York: Schocken Books, 1968), 217-52.
Page 39 - Horace Newcomb, TV: The Most Popular Art (Garden City, NY: Anchor Books, 1974), 249. 39. George Schaefer, comments in Television Makers, Newton E. Meltzer-produced televised PBS documentary, 1986. 40. Ken Howard, "Why I Left Prime-Time TV for Harvard," TV Guide, February 21, 1 987, 6.