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  • Handbuch Medien der Literaturby Natalie Binczek; Till Dembeck; Jörgen Schäfer

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00

    There is a growing need for a survey presentation of the history and theory of media as they relate to literature. Thishandbook fills this gap and meets the need for a comprehensive survey of all media used for literary communication. It provides an inventory of the current state of research in this field, and will be an important source of basic information... more...

  • Pragmatics of Computer-Mediated Communicationby Dieter Stein; Tuija Virtanen; Susan Herring

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 279.00

    The present handbook provides an overview of the pragmatics of language and language use mediated by digital technologies. Computer-mediated communication (CMC) is defined to include text-based interactive communication via the Internet, websites and other multimodal formats, and mobile communication. In addition to 'core' pragmatic and discourse-pragmatic... more...

  • Pragmatics of Discourseby Anne Barron; Klaus P. Schneider

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 279.00

    Discourse is language as it occurs, in any form or context, beyond the speech act. It may be written or spoken, monological or dialogical, but there is always a communicative aim or purpose. The present volume provides systematic orientation in the vast field of studying discourse from a pragmatic perspective. It first gives an overview of a range... more...

  • Political Scandalby John B. Thompson

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95

    Political scandals have become a pervasive feature of many societies today. From Profumo to the cash-for-questions scandal, from Watergate to the Clinton-Lewinsky affair, scandals have come to play a central role in politics and in the shaping of public debate. What are the characteristics of political scandals and why have they come to assume such... more...

  • Conversation and Technologyby Ian Hutchby

    Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95

    We live in a world where social interaction is increasingly mediated by technological devices. In this book, Ian Hutchby explores the impact these technologies have on our attempts to communicate. Focusing on four examples - telephones, computerized expert systems at work, speech-based systems dealing with enquiries from the public, and multi-user... more...

  • The Second Media Ageby Mark Poster

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    This book examines the implications of new communication technologies in the light of the most recent work in social and cultural theory and argues that new developments in electronic media, such as the Internet and Virtual Reality, justify the designation of a "second media age". more...

  • Literature, Media, Information Systemsby Friedrich A. Edited and introduced by Johnston Kittler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    John Johnston's background combines expertise in modern literature, poststructuralist philosophy, and high technology's production. Like Kittler, he draws on historic fact, anecdote, and literature. From this vantage point he explicates the theoretical and practical consequences of Friedrich Kittler's insights into the social and psychological effects... more...

  • Media Management and Economics Research in a Transmedia Environmentby Alan B. Albarran

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    This landmark work centers on media management and economics within a diverse, international, historical and constantly changing environment. The chapters herein reflect the current state of research and present directions for future study. Developed at the 2012 Research Symposium in conjunction with the annual convention of the Broadcast Education... more...

  • Big Media, Big Moneyby Ronald V. Bettig; Jeanne Lynn Hall

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 31.99

    Bettig and Hall present a lively and scathing critique of the contemporary communications industry. They explore recent news events and challenges posed by the Internet and the effects of copyright control, as well as growing corporate influence in the newsroom and the classroom. The authors conclude that current interconnections among media, big business,... more...

  • Crisis Communicationsby Michael A. Noll; Peter Clarke

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 36.99

    Building on the events and lessons of September 11, Crisis Communications features an international cast of top contributors exploring emergency communications during crisis. Together, they evaluate the use, performance, and effects of traditional mass media (radio, TV, print), newer media (Internet, email), conventional telecommunications (telephones,... more...