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- NYU Press 1997; US$ 22.95
What is it that makes language powerful? This book uses the psychoanalytic concepts of narcissism and libidinal investment to explain how rhetoric compels us and how it can effect change. The works of Joseph Conrad, James Baldwin, Michael Foucault, Jacques Derrida, Arthur Miller, D.H. Lawrence, Ben Jonson, George Orwell, and others are the basis... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 60.00
This book examines a strand of innovative contemporary travel writing that experiments with form, content and the politics of representation. Writers such as Michael Ondaatje, Caryl Phillips, Daphne Marlatt and Sam Miller transform the genre by inscribing travel, migration, mobility and displacement within a variety of original textual strategies to... more...
- UNSW Press 2012; US$ 60.00
The Electronic Reporter has become a staple for all tertiary journalism students in Australia. The expanded and updated 3rd edition explores the way broadcast journalism has changed in recent years and what we can expect in the future as web-based and social media transform the way news is created, delivered and consumed. The book takes a comprehensive... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 53.95
After Representation? explores one of the major issues in Holocaust studiesùtheintersection of memory and ethics in artistic expression, particularly within literature. Contributors examine the shifting cultural contexts for Holocaust representation and reveal how writersùwhether they write as witnesses to the Holocaust or at an imaginative... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
A conceptualization of the literary aestheticfor a concern for the Self.Bringing Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's constructivist thinking into a practical domain, Sabrina Achilles rethinks the ways in which literature is understood and taught. more...
How Istanbuls Cultural Complexities Have Shaped Eight Contemporary Novelists (Byalt, Glazebrook, Atasü, Safak, Tillman, Livaneli, Kristeva, and Pamuk)The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95
This text is the first to locate contemporary depictions of Istanbul within the genealogy of scholarship on Orientalist discourse, as well as current debates on globalization and transnationalism. This book investigates the diverse ways novels of the last three decades produce Istanbul as a Byzantine, Ottoman, Oriental, Islamic, or as a Republican... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 159.95
This work examines fourteen reception-histories of single biblical stories, published in English between 1972 and 2002. They cover the topics of Eve, Cain and Abel, Noahs Flood, Solomon and Sheba, Jezebel, Job, Judith, Jonah, the Magi, the Virgin Mary, Mary Magdalene, Pilate, Judas and the Apocalypse. more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 159.00
This book examines two early German journals in economics, Der Österreichische Volkswirt (The Austrian Economist) and Der Deutsche Volkswirt (The German Economist), which offered a kaleidoscope of many different ideas and concepts, from philosophy to politics. more...
- Random House Struik 2012; US$ 10.00
Gathered together for the first time, a selection from the columns and occasional writings of Darrel Bristow-Bovey. For the better part of this century and the worst part of the last, Darrel Bristow-Bovey has been making enemies, allies and occasional friends with his newspaper and magazine columns. Over a range of subjects, from television to sport... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00
As a ?rhetoric of the mean? (mesotes ideal), sensibility provides a positive catalog of emotionalization. This is because ethos as an emotional level is viewed as being able, through gentle emotions, to please, placate and achieve sympathy and virtue (Quintilian). Sensibility in literature creates a bridge between an ?art of the soul?... more...