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  • Washington Merry-Go-Roundby Drew Pearson; Peter Hannaford; Richard Norton Smith

    Potomac Books 2015; US$ 39.95

    For most of three decades, Drew Pearson was the most well-known journalist in the United States. In his daily newspaper column?the most widely syndicated in the nation?and on radio and television broadcasts, he chronicled the political and public policy news of the nation. At the same time, he worked his way into the inner circles of policy makers... more...

  • The Ecology of Finnegans Wakeby Alison Lacivita

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95

    In this book?one of the first ecocritical explorations of Irish literature?Alison Lacivita defies the popular view of James Joyce as a thoroughly urban writer by bringing to light his consistent engagement with nature. Using genetic criticism to investigate Joyce?s source texts, notebooks, and proofs, Lacivita shows how Joyce developed ecological... more...

  • Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741-1860by Heather A. Haveman

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    From the colonial era to the onset of the Civil War, Magazines and the Making of America looks at how magazines and the individuals, organizations, and circumstances they connected ushered America into the modern age. How did a magazine industry emerge in the United States, where there were once only amateur authors, clumsy technologies for production... more...

  • Liturgie und Literaturby Cornelia Herberichs; Norbert Kössinger; Stephanie Seidl

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Liturgy and literature have had a complex historical relationship. This applies equally to theculture of the Middle Ages, so heavily influenced by Christianity,as well as to the modern era. This book studies exemplary cases from a range of disciplines (linguistics, literary studies, history, philosophy, and theology) to illuminate overlap... more...

  • Traum und Poiesisby Ingo Uhlig

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Traumzustände - Quelle von Produktivität oder Hinweis auf dunkle Triebkräfte? Von der Mitte des 17. bis ins frühe 19. Jahrhundert werden Traumzustände in der Literatur und Philosophie als Quelle künstlerischer und intellektueller Produktivität beschrieben. Im Gegensatz zu der geläufigen Auffassung, die den Traum den abseitigen Seelenarealen und dunklen... more...

  • »... Zeugnis ablegen bis zum letzten«by Frank Bajohr; Sybille Steinbacher

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Tagebücher und Briefe von Tätern, Opfern und »Bystandern« des NS-Regimes als Quellen, die individualbiographisch entschlüsselt werden müssen. Kaum eine Quellengattung hat die Beschäftigung mit dem gesellschaftlichen Alltag des »Dritten Reiches« ähnlich stark beeinflusst wie die der Tagebücher. Allein die 1995 erstmals veröffentlichten Tagebücher des... more...

  • The Myth of Post-Racialism in Television Newsby Libby Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book explores the written and unwritten requirements Black journalists face in their efforts to get and keep jobs in television news. Informed by interviews with journalists themselves, Lewis examines how raced Black journalists and their journalism organizations process their circumstances and choose to respond to the corporate and institutional... more...

  • Planetary Modernismsby Susan Stanford Friedman

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    Drawing on a vast archive of world history, anthropology, geography, cultural theory, postcolonial studies, gender studies, literature, and art, Susan Stanford Friedman recasts modernity as a networked, circulating, and recurrent phenomenon producing multiple aesthetic innovations across millennia. Considering cosmopolitan as well as nomadic and oceanic... more...

  • Zeiten erzählenby Antonius Weixler; Lukas Werner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    Time and narrative are inseparably connected: there can be no narrative without time, and no time without narrative. Beyond this systemic relationship, which has been a favorite concern of narrative theory, the interplay of time and narrative evokes a broad range of aesthetic phenomena. This volume examines the multiplicity of time from... more...

  • Making News: The Political Economy of Journalism in Britain and America from the Glorious Revolution to the Internetby Richard R. John; Jonathan Silberstein-Loeb

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 94.99

    How can the news business be re-envisioned in a rapidly changing world? Can market incentives and technological imperatives provide a way forward? How important have been the institutional arrangements that protected the production and distribution of news in the past? Making News charts the institutional arrangements that news providers in Britain... more...