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- Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 14.19
Javier Marías Roman "Corazón tan blanco" (dt.: Mein Herz so weiß) war - mit über 1,5 Millionen verkauften Exemplaren - der Überraschungserfolg des Sommers 1996. Die literarische Qualität des Romans war jedoch in den deutschen Feuilletons stark umstritten. So gab es auf der einen Seite Lobeshymnen, allen voran Marcel Reich-Ranicki im Literarischen Quartett,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00
This book traces representations of "Gypsies" that have become prevalent in the European imagination and culture and influenced the perceptions of Roma in Eastern and Western European societies. more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 147.00
Making readers laugh ? or in the theatre making the audience laugh ? is one of the most important but least acknowledged aims of literature. Even though we often laugh out of pure exuberance or smirk mockingly, it is nevertheless true that one can be ?very serious even whilst laughing?, as Lessing?s Minna von Barnhelm already knew. This book explores... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00
This extensive history of the legendary literary journal, ?Sinn und Form?, also offers the first systematic analysis of this key type of cultural institution. The study is organised in seven ?anatomical? categories: founding conception; cultural-political context; institutional infrastructure; role of editors; networks of contributors; text and composition;... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 134.00
(Mis)Representing Islam explores and illustrates how élite broadsheet newspapers are implicated in the production and reproduction of anti-Muslim racism. The book approaches journalistic discourse as the inseparable combination of ?social practices?, ?discursive practices? and the ?texts? themselves from a perspective which fuses Critical Discourse... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99
2012 has been an eventful year. The London Olympics, the US Presidential elections, the prophecy that the world will end... all of these things have made the news. But do you remember the details? Featured in this quiz are 120 questions covering the news, sport, royalty, films, music, TV and much more. Play by yourself or test your friends and family... more...
- SAGE India 2007; US$ 32.95
The Indian media is witnessing an explosive situation with newspaper and magazine. circulations increasing in great numbers and television news channelsin. both English and regional languagesgoing up by the day. Internet news portals,. too, are recording a good number of hits. Journalism, then, holds tremendous promise for both seasoned... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 115.00
This volume begins with a new essay by Julia Kristeva, ?The Adolescent Novel?, in which she examines the relation between novelistic writing and the experience of adolescence as an ?open structure?. It is this blend of the literary with the psychoanalytic that places Kristeva?s work central to current thinking, from semiotics and critical theory to... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2002; US$ 11.99
A freelance writer learns what it's like to be a single, heterosexual guy in an unsteady world when he's invited to travel cross-country for six months on the "Playboy Bus" in search of the Playmate of the Millennium. more...