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Advantages: Clarity and readability in a difficult subject.
Disadvantages: Not for people who read Mills & Boon.

...This is the clearest and most readable introduction to contemporary literary theory that I have ever come across. Belsey succeeds in charting a path through the jungle/minefield/labyrinth (choose your metaphor) of critical theory that is both interesting ...

Amadahn 20.08.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Critical Practice - Catherine Belsey

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Incredible

Advantages: excellent for people with little background to literary theory; covers a wide range of areas; excellent for people going on to study English at university
Disadvantages: extremely high register of language so you have to concentrate!

THE book that indtroduced me to literary theory and, what's more, got me hooked! It's fantastic for experts and for those that are just starting to find the subject interesting, and it's been updated recently so those that have the 1980s copy may wish to ...

Angelil 07.06.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Critical Practice - Catherine Belsey

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'Bead me up, Scotty'! :~)

Advantages: 300 tips and techniques helping the crafter save money, time and energy!
Disadvantages: None for me, I just need to work on talent for this craft! :~D

~*~The Product ~ 'Bead-a-holic'!~*~ This comprehensive paperback is 160 pages in length and published by Search Press Ltd {15 Sep 2009. The book is produced with hand-able dimensions of 18.8 x 24.4 cm. ~*~The Author ~ 'Above and Bead On'~*~ ...

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Review of Compendium of Beading Techniques - Jean Power

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An Exploration of 'Uncultivated' Practices

Advantages: Diverse range of texts and artistic practices presented, organised and researched sensitively
Disadvantages: Some of the images are a little too small (though I like the range of sizes and positions)

'The Carnival of Perception' presents a series of texts written by London based art writer Guy Brett, with a preface by Yve-Alain Bois. Texts are taken from various writing genres such as writing for exhibition publications to art journalism. The texts ha ...

brendanmccrory 06.10.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Carnival Of Perception - Guy Brett

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Too? Realistic

Advantages: A great introduction to the artist and his work.
Disadvantages: Would have preferred to see paintings in A4 format instead of A5

The Series of Books This book is one of a series about individual Art Masters published by Prestel. I am working my way through all the books in the series that my library can get for me, and am finding the variety of differing styles of artists ...

DavidCoulthard 30.07.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Caravaggio Masters of Art - Stefano Zuffi

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