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  • Die Wissensmacherby Holger Wormer

    Springer Fachmedien 2007; US$ 39.99

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  • Nearer, My Godby William F. Jr Buckley

    The Doubleday Religious 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...

  • Rather Outspokenby Dan Rather; Digby Diehl

    Grand Central Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    This memoir by Dan Rather is told in a straightforward and conversational voice, and covers all the important moments of his journalistic career, including a frank accounting of his dismissal from CBS, the Abu Ghraib story, the George W. Bush Air National Guard controversy, new insights on the JFK assassination, the origin of "Hurricane Dan" as... more...

  • Read and Write Sportsby Anastasia Suen

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 30.00

    What does it take to engage students and get them learning? Active participation—where kids are focused on a task within a social setting—is the first step. Readers theatre scripts are a perfect way to accomplish this. Secondly, add a component of genuine interest by incorporating popular sports and activities into the activity. 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...

  • News Interviewsby Andreas H. Jucker

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 113.00

    Jucker endeavors to test pragmatic concepts (such as Grice?s principles of conversational inference) by applying them to concrete data. This application leads to suggestions for various modifications in the available pragmatic methodology. While pursuing this theoretical goal, he makes a significant contribution to descriptive pragmatics by offering... more...

  • Uses of Literatureby Rita Felski

    Wiley 2011; US$ 37.95

    Uses of Literature bridges the gap between literary theory and common-sense beliefs about why we read literature. Explores the diverse motives and mysteries of why we read Offers four different ways of thinking about why we read literature - for recognition, enchantment, knowledge, and shock Argues for a new “phenomenology” in literary... more...

  • Dwarsby Max du Preez

    Random House Struik 2010; US$ 10.00

    Max du Preez het ?n helse storie om te vertel. Tydens sy loopbaan as ?n hardegat-joernalis is hy drie keer afgedank; sewe keer weens laster gedagvaar; dertien keer krimineel aangekla en het hy drie vliegtuigongelukke, twee sluipmoordpogings en ?n bomaanval oorleef. Hy was in Soweto op 16 Junie 1976, hy was ooggetuie van die losbandige partytjies van... more...

  • Mimesis in Contemporary Theory: An interdisciplinary approachby Mihai Spariosu

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 158.00

    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...