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  • Newspapersby Hartmut Walravens

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    This volume comprises contributions of three conferences, on legal deposit in a digital environment, on web harvesting and archiving as well as newspapers in the geographical context of the Mediterranean. The main focus is on how to acquire, preserve and make available digital files. Issues that continue to be hot topics also ina world dominated by... 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...

  • The World News Prismby William A. Hachten; James F. Scotton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 43.95

    Fully revised and updated, the eighth edition of The World News Prism analyzes the changing role of transnational news media in the 21st-century globalized world and its impact on rapidly changing news events.   Includes a new chapter dedicated to evolving traditional and new social media in Middle East Expands the discussion of news systems... 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...

  • Cyberfactoriesby Barbara Czarniawska

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    Have you ever wondered how organizations decide which news is important? This insightful book portrays in detail everyday work in three news agencies: Swedish TT, Italian ANSA and the worldwide Reuters. This unique study is about organizing rather than journalism, revealing two accelerating phenomena: cybernization (machines play a more and more central... 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...

  • 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...