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  • 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...

  • Network Journalismby Ansgard Heinrich

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Brief Encountersby Ed Silverman

    The Voices of North Carolina 2011; US$ 4.99

    A fascinating, informative and sometimes hilarious anthology of the life’s work of Ed Silverman, a man who starred in the first tier of broadcast journalism for over half of the 20th Century. While the majority of Ed's reminiscences deal with people like Elvis Presley, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Grace Kelly, Howard Cosell, Mohammad Ali, Rocky Marciano,... more...

  • Der Ursprung des Konzepts um 1800by

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    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 likens aesthetic... more...

  • Fool in Loveby Steven Ivory

    Touchstone 2007; Not Available

    The delirious pursuit of love is a search that inevitably takes us all both down the well-beaten path and into new, uncharted territory. In this collection of thirty-three heart-tugging and hilarious essays, celebrated Electronic Urban Report columnist Steven Ivory chronicles his lifelong quest for that thing we all crave: The Meaningful Relationship.... more...

  • JSTORby Hal Varian; Roger C. Schonfeld

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 67.50

    Ten years ago, most scholars and students relied on bulky card catalogs, printed bibliographic indices, and hardcopy books and journals. Today, much content is available electronically or online. This book examines the history of one of the first, and most successful, digital resources for scholarly communication, JSTOR. Beginning as a grant-funded... more...

  • Arguablyby Christopher Hitchens

    Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 29.99

    A collection of the most important and controversial writings from the unapologetically provocative yet universally admired Christopher Hitchens. more...