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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 35.00
This book seeks to bridge the gap between show hosts and prospective guests, providing a reference guide to roughly 700 talk radio shows mostly in the United States but also around the world. Entries are organized under categories of show themes, such as Addiction and Recovery, Entertainment, Religion, Sports, Travel, and many more. The book also includes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00
This volume combines two classic works on Hamlet, first published in 1919 and 1922. The first book's original description says that it contains a theory which attempts to explain an everlasting problem - it insists that Hamlet is neither a failure not an accident, but a very great work of art. In a final chapter, the play is examined as an aesthetic... more...
- Profile Books 2014; US$ 11.98
With an introduction by Neil Gaiman Before television and radio, before penny paperbacks and mass literacy, people would gather on porches, on the steps outside their homes, and tell stories. The storytellers knew their craft and bewitched listeners would sit and listen long into the night as moths flitted around overhead. The Moth is... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
Vic and Sade, an often absurd situation comedy written by the prolific Paul Rhymer, aired on America's radios from 1932 to 1944. The title characters, known as "radio's home folks," were a married couple exploring the comedic side of ordinary life along with their adopted son and an eccentric uncle. This book examines the program's... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2004; US$ 29.76
Das neue Medium der zwanziger und dreißiger Jahre des 20. Jahrhunderts war der Rundfunk. Auch auf dem Land machte erst das Radio auf die Belange der Bauern aufmerksam, hier spiegelten sich die sozialen, kulturellen und politischen Verhältnisse der ländlichen Gesellschaft.Florian Cebulla untersucht die Einführung des Radios in die ländliche Lebenswelt,... more...
- Gabal Verlag 2013; US$ 27.64
Humor macht das Leben leichter, gerade in Situationen, in denen einem schon mal das Lachen vergehen kann. Denn durch Humor gewinnen wir Abstand, wechseln die Perspektive und merken, dass wir die meisten Dinge gar nicht so schrecklich ernst nehmen müssen. Doch wie funktioniert Humor? Welcher Humor passt zu wem? Wie platziert man echte Pointen? Wie... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 28.95
In a wide-ranging, cross-cultural, and transhistorical assessment, John Mowitt examines radio?s central place in the history of twentieth-century critical theory. A communication apparatus that was a founding technology of twentieth-century mass culture, radio drew the attention of theoretical and philosophical writers such as Jean-Paul Sartre, Walter... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95
Good Day! , the critically-acclaimed biography about the legendary Paul Harvey, is now in paperback! In this heartwarming book, author Paul J. Batura tells the all-American story of one of the best-known radio voices in history. From his humble beginnings to his unparalleled career of more than 50 years with ABC radio, Paul Harvey narrated America's... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 1999; US$ 159.95
This two-volume work describes for the first time the rich and varied career of a man who was at the center of cultural life in Paris after WWII as president of the Société des Gens de lettres and as general administrator of the Comédie français, and who was above all intimately associated with French radio in various ways at an... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99
Convenient, entertaining, and provocative, talk radio today is unapologetically ideological. Focusing on Rush Limbaugh?the medium's most influential talk show?Rushed to Judgment systematically examines the politics of persuasion at play on our nation's radio airwaves and asks a series of important questions. Does listening to talk radio change the... more...