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- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 19.00
From the king of ?Gonzo? journalism and bestselling author who brought you Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas comes another astonishing volume of letters by Hunter S. Thompson. Brazen, incisive, and outrageous as ever, this second volume of Thompson?s private correspondence is the highly anticipated follow-up to The Proud Highway . When that first... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 24.95
His Roman-Catholic faith has been an enduring part of the life and personality of William Buckley, Jr. Now, for the first time since his ground breaking God and the Man at Yale he has written a book about faith--his own. Nearer, My God, An Autobiography of Faith is William Buckley's superbly written story of his life seen through his abiding... more...
- University Of Hertfordshire Press 2005; US$ 39.99
Focusing squarely on the strength of mimesis as a philosophical idea, this collection of essays considers aspects of mimesis ranging from Shakespeare to colonialism. As the philosophical agenda of major thinkers and writers responds to representational crises like post-structuralism and postmodernism, attention is turning away from artistic expressivity... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2010; US$ 15.20
For better or for worse, the news media in the United States has huge worldwide influence. And yet little is actually known about its real inner workings, inherent logic and deeply embedded customs. more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 137.40
In today?s world, the increasing progress in biotechnologies has paved the way for profound challenges to basic notions defining the human existence. Paramount concepts, such as autonomy, dignity and the very assumption of human finitude, need to be reframed in the light of unprecedented innovations and possibilities. The multidisciplinary... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2011; US$ 10.99
A lively, spirited, and stirring critique of what is wrong with the Australian press ? and how we might go about fixing it. As newspaper subscription-rates decline, and mastheads lament what appears to be a broken business model, the future of journalism is uncertain. Yet, in an age of spin and the sideshow syndrome, quality journalism is more... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 102.00
With reference to a brief description of inherent properties of the international news reporting process in a free press tradition, Verschueren criticizes their being neglected in linguistic approaches to the language of the media. In an attempt to illustrate the potential contribution of functional linguistic analyses to a better understanding of... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 49.95
The traditional gulf between the theory and practice of literature and the various areas subjoined under anthropology has hindered the development of some very fruitful perspectives in the realm of poetics and the general theory of literature (particularly in its narrative forms). Poyatos' initial idea of literary anthropology as the study of people... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 158.00
The objective of this study is to inquire, from a broad epistemological view, into the underlying nature of fictions, and above all, to discover how it is possible to create and process them. In Chapter One, I put forth four "postulates" in the form of though experiments. in Chapter Two I turn attention to make-believe, imaginary, and dream worlds,... more...