J. Homans in New York Review of Books
Posted 08 December 2002 - 12:04 PM
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Posted 08 December 2002 - 03:06 PM
As noted, journalism has become professionalized in recent generations. A few decades ago it would have been unusual for reporters to have advanced degrees, and now it's the norm. (This has its good and bad aspects, IMO.)
Posted 08 December 2002 - 04:31 PM
She also seems to tackle topics that, given the guesstimate of her age, are almost beyond her "experience" at a time when many of her peers have lived through it. I don't mean that in a negative context, but she seems to be forming very "young" opinions, and like many other people, just speaking out on what she sees, from her limited experience.
Posted 08 December 2002 - 08:08 PM
Posted 09 December 2002 - 06:03 AM
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Posted 09 December 2002 - 07:46 AM
Obviously Cleese et. al. were students of Balanchine....
Posted 09 December 2002 - 07:50 AM
Posted 09 December 2002 - 10:10 AM
I agree with Dale, it's really too bad about The New Yorker. If Acocella wants to do book reviews, that's great – they're a pleasure to read. But it's very disappointing to look in issue after issue and see little or no dance coverage. Maybe they could send Anthony Lane to "The Nutcracker"?
Posted 09 December 2002 - 02:42 PM
Posted 09 December 2002 - 02:52 PM
I also think that Dale's point, seconded by several others, that there aren't many people writing about dance and we need people writing about dance, is a good one. And we need new writers and new voices.
Posted 09 December 2002 - 05:18 PM
sometimes you really make me feel inadequate.
Posted 10 December 2002 - 04:58 AM
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