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  • The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Researchby David Abrahamson; Marcia R. Prior-Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 210.00

    Scholarly engagement with the magazine form has, in the last two decades, produced a substantial amount of valuable research. Authored by leading academic authorities in the study of magazines, the chapters in The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research not only create an architecture to organize and archive the developing field of magazine research,... more...

  • The First Lady of Hollywoodby Samantha Barbas

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 12.95

    Hollywood celebrities feared her. William Randolph Hearst adored her. Between 1915 and 1960, Louella Parsons was America's premier movie gossip columnist and in her heyday commanded a following of more than forty million readers. This first full-length biography of Parsons tells the story of her reign over Hollywood during the studio era, her lifelong... more...

  • Journals of the Centuryby Jim Cole; Tony Stankus

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Get the experts? perspective on the top journals of the 20th century! The Journals of the Century project gathered some of America?s top subject expert librarians to determine the most influential journals in their respective fields. Thirty-two contributing authors?led by Editor Tony Stankus?reviewed journals from over 20 countries that have successfully... more...

  • Open Access and Scholarly Communication, Part 4by Brad Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    This fourth e-book on the subject of open access in the academic field includes a Latin American case study on open access penetration, a paper from Germany on the promotion of OA illustrated by a project at the University of Konstanz, and a case study on OA at Bioline International, a non-profit scholarly publications aggregator, distributor, publisher... more...

  • Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!by Mike Edison

    Soft Skull Press 2011; US$ 15.95

    A wild and uncompromising history of four infamous magazines and the outlaws behind them, Dirty! Dirty! Dirty! is the first book to rip the sheet off of the sleazy myth-making machine of Hugh Hefner and Playboy, and reveal the doomed history of Hefner?s arch rival, Penthouse founder Bob Guccione, whose messiah complex and heedless spending ?... more...

  • Women's Periodicals in the United States: Consumer Magazinesby Kathleen Endres; Therese Lueck

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 75.00

    Consumer magazines aimed at women are as diverse as the market they serve. Some are targeted to particular age groups, while others are marketed to different socioeconomic groups. These magazines are a reflection of the needs and interests of women and the place of women in American society. Changes in these magazines mirror the changing interests... more...

  • Understanding Women's Magazinesby Anna Gough-Yates

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 35.95

    Understanding Women's Magazines investigates the changing landscape of women's magazines. Anna Gough-Yates focuses on the successes, failures and shifting fortunes of a number of magazines including Elle , Marie Claire , Cosmopolitan , Frank , New Woman and Red and considers the dramatic developments that have taken place in women's magazine... more...

  • Textual Construction of the Female Bodyby Professor Lesley Jeffries

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    This volume takes a critical discourse approach to the ways women's magazines contribute to the social construction of particular kinds of female body - as ideal, beautiful, ugly, overweight or engineered. Looking at the language used, it provides an insight into the experience of the female reader, and the likely impact upon her self-image. more...

  • The Believer, Issue 112by Heidi Julavits; Vendela Vida; Karolina Waclawiak

    McSweeney's, Believer Magazine 2015; US$ 12.00

    The Believer ?s mission is to introduce readers to the best and most interesting work in the world of art, culture, and thoughtwhether that means literature, painting, wrestling, philosophy, or cooking. Its content (including essays, interviews, comics, poetry, and reviews) offers fresh perspectives from editors Heidi Julavits, Vendela Vida, and... more...

  • A Futile and Stupid Gestureby Josh Karp

    Chicago Review Press 2006; US$ 13.99

    The ultimate biography of National Lampoon and its cofounder Doug Kenney, this book offers the first complete history of the immensely popular magazine and its brilliant and eccentric characters. With wonderful stories of the comedy scene in New York City in the 1970s and National Lampoon ?s place at the center of it, this chronicle shares how... more...