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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Girl Zinesby Alison Piepmeier; Andi Zeisler

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 89.00

    With names like The East Village Inky , Mend My Dress , Dear Stepdad , and I’m So Fucking Beautiful , zines created by girls and women over the past two decades make feminism’s third wave visible. These messy, photocopied do-it-yourself documents cover every imaginable subject matter and are loaded with handwriting, collage art, stickers,... more...

  • Community Journalismby Jock Lauterer

    The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 40.00

    No matter how ambitious they may be, most novice journalists don't get their start at the New York Times . They get their first jobs at smaller local community newspapers that require a different style of reporting than the detached, impersonal approach expected of major international publications. As the primary textbook and sourcebook for the teaching... more...