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Cultural Criticism 1969-1990 : From Architectural Damages to Press Imperfections - Heinz-Dietrich Fischer

Cultural Criticism 1969-1990

From Architectural Damages to Press Imperfections

By: Heinz-Dietrich Fischer (Editor), Erika J. Fischer (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1992
ISBN: 9783598301766
Number Of Pages: 472
For Ages: 22+ years old

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The School of Journalism at Columbia University has awarded the Pulitzer Prize since 1917. Nowadays there are prizes in 21 categories from the fields of journalism, literature and music. The Pulitzer Prize Archive presentsthe history of this award from its beginnings to the present: In parts A toE the awarding oftheprize in each category is documented, commented and arranged chronologically. Part F covers the history of the prize biographically and bibliographically. Part G provides the background to thedecisions.

Preface
Introduction: History and Development of the Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Criticism
Selections from Award-Winning Entriesp. 1
Remarks about the Selections Criteriap. 2
About Architecture Issues in 1969p. 3
Municipal Traffic Plans will Maim Some Downtown Districtsp. 4
Sense of History and Esthetics Pervades a New City Hallp. 8
A Black Community Fights a State Office Building Projectp. 12
Renewal Programs Threaten City Districts and Natural Assetsp. 16
About Music Topics in 1970p. 19
Soviet Avantgarde Music Observed by the Political Systemp. 20
Conducting Music the Cellist Virtuoso Becomes a Young Manp. 23
Some Great Classical Composers Deserve Timeless Relevancep. 28
Reminiscences of Two Famous but Very Different Conductorsp. 32
About Dance Arrangements in 1971p. 37
Ballet Performances Enjoy Popular Upswing among Fansp. 38
Fanatical Devotion of Chamber Musicians to Their Workp. 42
In a World of Indifference Some People Live Their Musicp. 47
Sensitivity to all Sorts of Music Characterizes that Prodigyp. 52
About Television Outlines in 1972p. 55
Young Creative Writers Could Enliven Silly TV Entertainmentp. 56
Olympic Games TV Reporters as Custodians of National Honorp. 60
Sobering Insights into One of America's Most Popular TV Showsp. 62
Elected Trustees of Public TV Try to Serve Viewers' Interestp. 64
About Art Exhibitions in 1973p. 69
A Norwegian Painter Seen under Aspects of His Private Lifep. 70
The Great Cubist's Position in Twentieth-Century Artp. 73
Nudity and Violence in Art as Expressions of Modern Lifep. 78
The Painter of Biblical Visions has Got his Own Museump. 82
About Film Productions in 1974p. 87
Female Movie Roles Represent Only Stereotyped Imagesp. 88
New Wave Films and Their Treatment of Sex Problemsp. 93
A Private Eye Movie as Complex Story of Evil Itselfp. 97
Cinematic Structures of Two Successful Film Directorsp. 103
About Dance Events in 1975p. 109
International Balletic Brilliance Now Shown for Decadesp. 110
Aspects of Symbiotic Affiliation Between Film and Dancep. 114
Moscow's Famous Ballet Company Expected with New Programp. 120
Certain Effects of Politics on a Dancer's Careerp. 127
About Book Publications in 1976p. 131
A Prolific Writer's New Novel is about Money and Powerp. 132
Disturbance of Eden by Progress in a Small Farm Villagep. 136
Young Poet Between Edwardian Ideals and Outrageous Realityp. 139
Letters Illuminating Varied Decades of American Historyp. 143
About Theater Performances in 1977p. 147
The Fascinating Art of Playing a Role Sensitivelyp. 148
Theater Once Dealt with Romance Now Exposes Sexp. 152
Two Female Entertainers Put on a Striking Showp. 158
Interpretations of Two Actors Playing the Same Rolep. 162
About Architecture Deficiencies in 1978p. 167
New Federal Building Not Compatible with City Master Plansp. 168
Cheerless Shaping of Living Space in Some Downtown Areasp. 172
Few City Hotel Lobbies Offer a Tasteful General Atmospherep. 176
Ruthless Wrecking of Landmarks by Urban Renewal Projectp. 180
About Television Concepts in 1979p. 185
Fairytale Fascinates TV Audience Over Two Decadesp. 186
How to Adapt a Famous Novel of Guilt and Love for TVp. 189
Ethics of Several TV Sportscasters' Belong on the Sidelinesp. 192
Highly Stereotyped Characters Dominate TV Network Programsp. 195
About Book Messages in 1980p. 199
Slimy Exercises in the "New" Journalism Professionp. 200
Chinese-Americans' Problems of Cultural Integrationp. 203
A Greenhorn's Wild Adventures in the Early Sixtiesp. 207
Glimpses of an Influential Columnist's Dual Careerp. 210
About Music Presentations in 1981p. 215
An Outstanding Violinist's Standard was Simply Perfectionp. 216
Modern Setting of a Classic Opera as Big Musical Challengep. 221
Acclaimed Star Tenor Disappoints in Italian Opera Performancep. 224
Opera Masterpiece Performed as Naive Compendium of Clichesp. 227
About Art Aspects in 1982p. 233
An Esthetically Fascinating TV Series as Great Film Artp. 234
Two Art Exhibitions Illuminate Modern Italian Paintingp. 236
Some Old Masters' Paintings Visualize Heaven and Earthp. 240
Contemporary Art Show Doesn't Indicate Future Trendsp. 244
About Architecture Challenges in 1983p. 249
A World Capital's Steel Icon Becomes One Century Oldp. 250
Restoration Plans Threaten U.S. Parliament Buildingp. 254
Design of New College Hall Shows Compositional Talentp. 258
West Coast City Plans to Limit Unfettered Downtown Growthp. 263
About Television Coverages in 1984p. 269
If Presidential Candidates Once Held an Honest TV Debatep. 270
Electronic Preachers Mix Theology and Doctrinaire Politicsp. 273
A TV Network's Jingoistic Coverage of the L.A. Olympic Gamesp. 276
Soft-Focused News Programs Presented by Perk TV Anchorsp. 280
About Music Conditions in 1985p. 283
A Soprano's Farewell Appearance in a Deficient Productionp. 284
The Miracle of Two Baroque Composers' Musical Achievementp. 287
Operagoers' Proposals to Perform a Murder Scene Plausiblyp. 292
Faults in the Musical Logic of Too Many Young Composersp. 296
About Book Contents in 1986p. 301
Tumultous Search for a Woman's Past in Societyp. 302
Memories of a Very Haunting and Solitary Childhoodp. 305
Age is Well Able to Prevail Over Challenging Youthp. 309
New Step in a Journey from a Dark Cave into the Lightp. 313
About Television Programs in 1987p. 317
Fictional TV Story on a Soviet-Occupied Americap. 318
Democratic Presidential Contenders in TV Debatesp. 325
TV Transmitted Hearing on Nomination to Supreme Courtp. 328
TV Coverage Doesn't Come Up to Gracious Historic Summitp. 332
About Book Questions in 1988p. 337
What a Fellowship of Regional Writers Should Set as Its Aimp. 338
Two Novelists Reconstruct Ambivalent Ties of Father to Sonp. 341
Shapeless and Wooden Novel Again Atop the Best Seller Listsp. 344
Letters of an Excellent Music Critic Show Wit and Franknessp. 347
About Architecture Problems in 1989p. 351
Former Army Base as Cultural and Educational Resourcep. 352
Esthetic Quality Should Lead Downtown Building Programsp. 357
Earthquake Reveals Some Faults in Building Techniquesp. 362
New Halfway House is a Masterpiece of Social Designp. 368
About Media Failures in 1990p. 373
Mostly Uncritical Media Coverage of a Controversial Trialp. 374
Looking Toward Authorities the Media Prejudged Defendantsp. 381
How a Large Newspaper can Contribute to Public Outragep. 387
What is Decisive for a Gazette's Fair Court Reporting?p. 396
Winners of the Distinguished Criticism Award, 1991-2001p. 404
Indexp. 407
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9783598301766
ISBN-10: 3598301766
Series: Pulitzer Prize Archive : Book 6
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 472
Published: 1st January 1992
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.93