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  • Presse in der Kriseby Sabine Kirchhoff; Walter Krämer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 8.92

    Das Buch nimmt die aktuelle Wirtschaftskrise zum Anlass, um die Frage nach der Qualität der Presse, insbesondere der der Tageszeitungen zu stellen. Herzstück des Buches sind aktuelle Beispiele, die veranschaulichen, dass Journalisten zu oft die Bedürfnisse der Leser missachten und schwer verständliche Texte oder Überschriften produzieren, die häufig... more...

  • Die Kommentarlageby Albrecht Lüter

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 15.17

    Der aktuelle Wandel repräsentativer Demokratien berührt insbesondere das Verhältnis von Medien, Öffentlichkeit und Politik und schlägt sich in der Verwendung von Begriffen wie ?Medialisierung? und ?Mediendemokratie? nieder. Umstritten sind bisher allerdings Reichweite und empirischer Gehalt solcher sozialwissenschaftlicher Diagnosen. Auf der Grundlage... more...

  • Nearer, My Godby William F. Buckley

    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...

  • Refiguring Mimesisby Jonathan Holmes; Adrian Streete

    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...

  • Confession of an American Media Man (2nd Edn)by Tom Plate

    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...

  • Bioethics and Biolaw through Literatureby Daniela Carpi

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 138.07

    The interdisciplinary series ?Law & Literature? takes a systematic look at the correlation between literature and the law. The studies presented in this series analyze the complex interrelation between two cultural spheres which are not only at the basis of Western Culture and Society, but share in a common focus on texts. Bringing together... more...

  • International News Reportingby Jef Verschueren

    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...

  • Literary Anthropologyby Fernando Poyatos

    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...

  • Pararealities: The Nature of Our Fictions and How We Know Themby Floyd Merrell

    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...

  • Pastors in the Classicsby Leland Ryken; Philip Ryken; Todd Wilson

    Baker Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00

    This one-of-a-kind resource introduces pastors and seminarians to wisdom found in literary classics that can shape their ministries today. more...