Posted on 2010-08-10 11:38 忆童年
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It is difficult to the point of impossibility for the average reader under the age of forty to imagine a time when high-quality arts criticism could be found in most big-city newspapers
翻译: 40岁以下的普通读者难以想象 , 甚至不可能想象出一个在许多大城市报纸上都能找到高质量艺术评论的时代
We are even farther removed from the unfocused newspaper reviews published in England between the turn of the 20th century and the eve of World War 2 , at a time when newsprint was dirt-cheap and stylish arts criticism was considered an ornament to the publications in which it appeared
翻译: 我们甚至更加远离在20世纪之交和二战前夕之间英格兰出版的不仅仅聚焦于一点的报纸评论, 当时新闻纸十分便宜, 并且时尚的文艺评论被认为是对登载评论的出版物的装饰
So few authors have brains enough or literary gift enough to keep their own end up in journalism , "Newman wrote ," that I am tempted to define "journalism" as "a term of contempt applied by writers who are not read to writers who are"
翻译: 纽曼写道, 很少的作者具有足够的智慧或者是足够的文学天分在新闻业坚持打拼,以至于我很想把新闻定义为"一个蔑视的词语, 不知名的作者把这个词用于真正的作者"