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Criticism is the practice of judging the merits and faults of something or someone in a sometimes negative, sometimes intelligible, (or articulate) way.
film movie and cinema studies books
Ranking the Works of Susan Sontag
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Hero Considered Less Than
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Best of: Books About Jazz and Music in General
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Jonathan Yardley's Second Readings
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Non-Fiction Listed on LitHub's Bookmarks --Part III
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“ Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body; it calls attention to the development of an unhealthy state of things. If it is heeded in time, danger may be averted; if it is suppressed, a fatal distemper may develop." [New Statesman interview, 7 January 1939] ...more ”
“ The words with which a child’s heart is poisoned, whether through malice or through ignorance, remain branded in his memory, and sooner or later they burn his soul. ”
Post complaints, commiserate, show and receive empathy, have fun, make friends with straight, ga…more
[close] Post complaints, commiserate, show and receive empathy, have fun, make friends with straight, gay, and people of all sexual orientations. So let off some steam then relax after posting your complaints (i.e.: criticize, find fault, kick up a fuss, object, protest, air your grievances, grumble, carp, fuss, lament, bemoan, bewail, moan, whine, carry on, groan, kvetch, remonstrate, beef, bellyache, moan and groan, grouse, gripe, grump, bleat, whinge, squawk, squeal, and raise a stink.)
495 members, last active 6 hours ago
Generating thoughtful dialogue about contemporary art in South Florida from the perspective of a…more
[close] Generating thoughtful dialogue about contemporary art in South Florida from the perspective of artists, art educators, and arts professionals. Join the Cabbage Palm Book Club to see what we find inspiring and engaging.
3 members, last active 6 years ago
A kind of reference area for books on music theory, criticism, and historical analysis. Not real…more
[close] A kind of reference area for books on music theory, criticism, and historical analysis. Not really for biographies of musicians though some may be included. Also, mostly classical music with a 20th-21st Century bent.
13 members, last active 12 years ago
A place to discuss all the unique aspects of Deaf culture as highlighted in the thriller Silent …more
[close] A place to discuss all the unique aspects of Deaf culture as highlighted in the thriller Silent Fear (A novel inspired by true crimes) by Lance & James Morcan. This group can also be an intersection of sorts where Deaf and hearing people can engage and learn from each other.
1,218 members, last active 18 days ago