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  • Mimesis in Contemporary Theory: An interdisciplinary approachby Mihai Spariosu

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 102.00

    After almost two hundred years of relative obscurity mimesis finds itself again in the limelight of Western theoretical discourse. In the Anglo-American tradition, mimesis or ?imitation? regained some prominence, at the turn of the century, through S.H. Butcher?s translation of and introduction to Aristotle?s Poetics , and , in the thirties, through... more...

  • Mimesis in Contemporary Theory: An interdisciplinary approachby Ronald Bogue

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 113.00

    The essays collected in this volume focus on the interrelated themes of mimesis, semiosis and power, each study exploring some facet of the problem of representation and its relation to strategies of power in the use of verbal and visual signs. Topics discussed include mimesis and power in Plato's Ion, rhetoric and erotics in Petrarch's thought; the... more...

  • Network Journalismby Ansgard Heinrich

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 50.95

    Drawing on current theoretical debates in journalism studies, and grounded in empirical research, Heinrich here analyzes the interplay between journalistic practice and processes of globalization and digitalization. She argues that a new kind of journalism is emerging, characterized by an increasingly global flow of news as well as a growing number... more...

  • Der Ursprung des Konzepts um 1800by Albert Meier

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 163.25

    Kunstreligion [art religion] has been an established term since Schleiermacher's Speeches on Religion (1799). However, the origin of the concept is not to be found in the theology of Schleiermacher but rather in its cultural-philosophical sources, i.e. in the derationalization of "Kunst" [art] in the context of autonomy-aesthetics, which... more...

  • Literature, Ethics, and Aestheticsby Sabrina Achilles

    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...

  • Developments in Newspaper Printingby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2007; US$ 460.00

    Although there has been an overall increase in the circulation of newspapers around the world over the past few years, in western countries they're facing tough competition. The advent of free, up-to-the-minute news through the internet and 24-hour television stations has put newspapers in a vulnerable position. The industry has responded with... more...

  • Journalismus als Berufby Hans Mathias Kepplinger

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 27.44

    Der Journalismus unterscheidet sich grundlegend von den meisten Berufen: Es gibt keine verbindliche Berufsausbildung, keine formelle Zugangsregelung und keine nennenswerte Verantwortung für die unbeabsichtigten Folgen der Berichterstattung. Journalisten liefern die Grundlage für die Meinungsbildung der meisten Menschen, ihre Meinungen unterscheiden... more...

  • News Corporation, Technology and the Workplaceby Timothy Marjoribanks

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    This book examines technological innovation and workplace restructuring undertaken by News Corporation. more...

  • A Pennine Childhoodby Ernest Dewhurst

    The History Press 2011; US$ 4.99

    Set in a sunlit clearing between two World Wars, this personal narrative describes the author's earliest memories of life at home and on the farm, of family, relatives and friends, school and chapel, and the excitement of travelling fairs and Christmas 'dos'. more...

  • The First XVby Gareth Williams

    Parthian Books 2011; US$ 7.99

    We all like choosing the best-ever rugby team, but here is a XV with a difference. A team of fifteen writers, not players, describe the exploits of the people's heroes from Gould to Gareth Edwards. The beauty and exhilaration of the game is vividly recaptured in some classic prose. So too are the emotions and expectations of the most passionate followers... more...