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Publishing

  • Writing for Publicationby Mary Renck Jalongo; Olivia N. Saracho

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.99

    This book offers systematic instruction and evidence-based guidance to academic authors. It demystifies scholarly writing and helps build both confidence and skill in aspiring and experienced authors. The first part of the book focuses on the author?s role, writing?s risks and rewards, practical strategies for improving writing, and ethical issues.... more...

  • Speaking Freelyby Robert L. Bernstein; Toni Morrison

    The New Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    What do Dr. Seuss, William Faulkner, Toni Morrison, Andrei Sakharov, and James Michener have in common? They were all published by Bob Bernstein during his twenty-five-year run as president of Random House, before he brought the dissidents Liu Binyan, Jacobo Timerman, Natan Sharansky, and Václav Havel to worldwide attention in his role as the father... more...

  • Media Transatlantic: Developments in Media and Communication Studies between North American and German-speaking Europeby Norm Friesen

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book reflects recent scholarly and theoretical developments in media studies, or Medienwissenschaft. It focuses on linkages between North America and German?speaking Europe, and brings together and contextualizes contributions from a range of leading scholars. In addition to introducing English?language readers to some of the most prominent contemporary... more...

  • Nineteenth-Century British Literature Then and Nowby Simon Dentith

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Envisioning today?s readers as poised between an impossible attempt to read texts as their original readers experienced them and an awareness of our own temporal moment, Simon Dentith complicates traditional prejudices against hindsight to approach issues of interpretation and historicity in nineteenth-century literature. Suggesting that the characteristic... more...

  • James Joyce's 'Work in Progress'by Dirk Van Hulle

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The text of Finnegans Wake is not as monolithic as it might seem. It grew out of a set of short vignettes, sections and fragments. Several of these sections, which James Joyce confidently claimed would "fuse of themselves", are still recognizable in the text of Finnegans Wake. And while they are undeniably integrated very skillfully, they also function... more...

  • Writing What You Knowby Meg Files

    Allworth Press 2016; US$ 16.99

    It's easy for people to write about their feelings in a journal. It's more difficult, however, to convert personal experiences into stories worthy of publicationfiction, non-fiction, or poetry. Filled with engaging exercises, Write from Life guides writers in identifying story-worthy material and transforming their raw material into finished pieces,... more...

  • Fatherhood, Authority, and British Reading Culture, 1831-1907by Melissa Shields Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    During a period when the idea of fatherhood was in flux and individual fathers sought to regain a cohesive collective identity, debates related to a father?s authority were negotiated and resolved through competing documents. Melissa Shields Jenkins analyzes the evolution of patriarchal authority in nineteenth-century culture, drawing from extra-literary... more...

  • Literary Publishing in the Twenty-First Centuryby Wayne Miller; Kevin Prufer; Travis Kurowski

    Milkweed Editions 2016; US$ 20.00

    Gutenberg?s invention of movable type in the fifteenth century introduced an era of mass communication that permanently altered the structure of society. While publishing has been buffeted by persistent upheaval and transformation ever since, the current combination of technological developments, market pressures, and changing reading habits has led... more...

  • Authority in European Book Culture 1400-1600by Pollie Bromilow

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Through its many and varied manifestations, authority has frequently played a role in the communication process in both manuscript and print. This volume explores how authority, whether religious, intellectual, political or social, has enforced the circulation of certain texts and text versions, or acted to prevent the distribution of books, pamphlets... more...

  • Publishing Lawby Hugh Jones; Christopher Benson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 71.95

    Publishing Law is an authoritative and engaging guide to a wide range of legal issues affecting publishing today. Hugh Jones and Christopher Benson present readers with clear and accessible guidance to the complex legal areas specific to the ever evolving world of contemporary publishing, including copyright, moral rights, contracts and licensing,... more...