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  • Murdoch's Flagshipby Denis Cryle

    Melbourne University Press 2008; Not Available

    Murdoch's Flagship provides the first in-depth overview of the Australian, mapping its uneven and uncharted progress across its first three decades. While the Fairfax and Packer media groups have received detailed historical coverage over the years, Rupert Murdoch's News Limited and the Australian have not been given the same systematic attention... more...

  • Travel and Ethics: Theory and Practiceby Corinne Fowler; Charles Forsdick; Ludmilla Kostova

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Drawing from the disciplines of anthropology, linguistics, literary studies and modern languages, the contributors in this volume†apply themselves to a number of key theoretical questions pertaining to travel writing and ethics, ranging from travel-as-commoditization to encounters with minority languages under threat. Taken collectively, the essays... more...

  • Shtetlby Jeffrey Shandler

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    By examining the meaning of shtetl , Jeffrey Shandler asks how Jewish life in provincial towns in Eastern Europe has become the subject of extensive creativity, memory, and scholarship. He traces the trajectory of writing about these towns, by Jews and non-Jews, residents and visitors, researchers, novelists, memoirists, journalists, and others,... more...

  • Man Writes Dogby William Farina

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    Over the millennia, many great writers, from Pliny and Plutarch to C.S. Lewis and John Steinbeck, have addressed diverse canine themes in their work, usually in a broader, human context. Late in the 20th century it was conclusively established by modern science that all dogs, without exception, are descended from wolves. Viewed within the dynamic lens... more...

  • The Visual Culture of Modernismby Deborah L. Madsen; Mario Klarer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 55.51

    Hauptbeschreibung The Visual Culture of Modernism offers a wide-ranging exploration of intertextual relations that bring together artists, artistic forms and artistic periods in response to the question: what is the relevance of early twentieth-century American Modernism to our present historical moment? Scholars from Europe and America develop responses... more...

  • African American Journalistsby Calvin L. Hall

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99

    In this book Calvin L. Hall examines select autobiographies written by African American journalists_Jill Nelson's Volunteer Slavery, Nathan McCall's Makes Me Wanna Holler, Jake Lamar's Bourgeois Blues, and Patricia Raybon's My First White Friend_in order to explore the relationship between race, class, gender, and journalism practice. more...

  • The Literature of Pityby David Punter

    Edinburgh University Press 2014; US$ 120.00

    This book traces an entire history of pity, as an emotion and as an element in the arts, engaging as it does so with a wealth of theoretical ideas including Freud, Derrida, Levinas and others. more...

  • Making Subject(s)by Allen Carey-Webb

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Renaissance Utopiaby ChloŽ Houston

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    A study of European utopias in context from the early years of Henry VIII’s reign to the Restoration, this book assesses the societies projected by utopian literature from Thomas More’s Utopia (1516) to the political idealism and millenarianism of the mid-seventeenth century. Renaissance Utopia complements recent scholarly work on early modern... more...

  • Mediterranean Identities in the Premodern Eraby John Watkins; Kathryn L. Reyerson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Defining the Mediterranean as a coherent region with distinct patterns of social, political, and cultural exchange, this interdisciplinary collection explores the production, modification, and circulation of identities based on religion, ethnicity, profession, gender, within three distinctive Mediterranean geographies. Contributors address such topics... more...