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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00
This study examines ancient dialogue as a genre, and its 17 essays explore the relationship between its form, content, and function, with a focus on the literary aspects of dialogue. The contributions address the development of the genre over time as well as the formal aspects of dialogue. more...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 21.88
He?s constantly demonstrating that the natural world is as splendiferous as any fable.? – Jim Shepard, New York Times New Zealand and Australia were imagined thousands of years before they became real. From Plato?s Atlantis to Dante?s Mount Purgatory, Sinbad the Sailor to Abel Tasman, travellers, writers, map-makers, charlatans and rogues dreamed... more...
- Icon Books 2013; US$ 11.65
Woman declared dead revived as she is placed in coffin, killing her husband of shock! Holidaymaker startled by African lion leaping through Welsh hotel window! Man swallows live turtle to win bet! From the archives of the British Library, journalist Jeremy Clay has dragged into the light long-lost stories that enthralled and appalled Victorian Britain.... more...
- Kogan Page 2013; US$ 24.95
News and journalism are in the midst of upheaval. How does news publishing change when a newspaper sells as little as 300,000 copies but its website attracts 31 million visitors? These shifts are forcing assumptions and practices to be rethought from first principles. The internet is not simply allowing faster, wider distribution of material: digital... more...
- Story Plant, The 2013; US$ 7.99
SECRETS OF INFERNO is a reader's guide to the journey Dan Brown took us all on in INFERNO. The book gives readers the “back story? on particular plot points, Dante references, symbols, historical events, philosophy, art, music, and architectural works that Brown wrapped into his story. It is also an intellectually enriching, intriguing, fresh and... more...
- Neil Wilson Publishing 2013; US$ 14.57
In the early 1950s Sir Winston Churchill met the Irish politician Sean Lemass, who was later to become Taoiseach. The great statesman remarked upon the economic circumstances of Britain at the time. 'The situation in Great Britain,' quoth Churchill in his most grandiloquent tones, 'is serious but not hopeless.' Lemass responded instantly, 'Sure,'... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 157.00
A survey of the role and the future prospects of the local press in the 1990s. The authors also take into account the radical changes the local press have been through with new technology and the proliferation of free newspapers. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 265.00
Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate.... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 39.95
At once deeply historical and surprisingly timely, Having it All in the Belle Epoque shows how the debates that continue to captivate high-achieving women in America and Europe can be traced back to the early 1900s in France. The first two photographic magazines aimed at women, Femina and La Vie Heureuse created a female role model who could... more...