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  • Constructing Girlhood through the Periodical Press, 1850–1915by Kristine Moruzi

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    Focusing on six popular British girls' periodicals, Moruzi explores the debate about the shifting nature of Victorian girlhood between 1851 and 1915. Moruzi's analyses of competing discourses within girls' periodicals demonstrate how these publications were able to frame feminine behaviour in ways that embraced the changing role of girls... more...

  • What Newspapers, Films, and Television Do Africans Living in Britain See and Read?by Ola Ogunyemi

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95

    Sociologists can learn a lot from studying a group’s media consumption patterns. In this study, Ogunyemi researches what stories are most resonant with Black Africans living in England. The book tries to discover whether or not this minority group adopts normative approaches to media coverage, by not only consuming but participating in media.... more...

  • A Perfect Heartby John Healy

    Liberties Press 2012; US$ 14.57

    Since his first appearance on RTÉ?s The Restaurant in 2002, celebrity maître d? John Healy has entertained both diners and viewers alike with his easy manner and winning charm. Seemingly unflappable and endlessly cheerful, he appears the consummate professional. However, behind the smile, John has spent a lifetime struggling to cope with his own demons;... more...

  • Cultures of Environmental Communicationby Sara Nofri

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    Sara Nofri combines several research methods (multilingual bibliographic research, quantitative content analysis, semiotic text analysis, interviews to journalists) and a cross-cultural, interdisciplinary perspective for investigating environmental communication in the daily quality press of Germany, Italy, Sweden and UK. She provides an in-depth portrait... more...

  • Der Dialog in der Antikeby Gernot Michael Müller; Sabine Föllinger

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    This study examines ancient dialogue as a genre, and its 17 essays explore the relationship between its form, content, and function, with a focus on the literary aspects of dialogue. The contributions address the development of the genre over time as well as the formal aspects of dialogue. more...

  • The Things I've Seenby Lara Marlowe

    Liberties Press 2013; US$ 11.65

    Lara Marlowe, the Washington correspondent of The Irish Times, has witnessed more than her share of history in three decades as a foreign correspondent. She has reported with clarity and fearlessness on the main conflicts of our era, from the civil war in Lebanon to the break-up of Yugoslavia, the US invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq and the ongoing... more...

  • Changing the Timesby Elgy Gillespie

    The Lilliput Press 2003; US$ 8.74

    This 'new journalism' by Irish Times women writers originally appeared on the Women First pages during the 1970s. Together, the pieces reflect the enormous social and political upheaval of the years when, as the first woman's page editor Mary Maher put it, "Irish women were invented". The voices of this exciting anthology, diverse, sparkling, irreverent,... more...

  • The Woman Writerby Sylvia Kent

    The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94

    Founded by a man, Joseph Snell Wood, in May 1894, the Society of Women Writers could never claim to be a politically 'feminist' organisation. In its early days the Society primarily attracted lady journalists, later to be joined by novelists and poets. A great surge of more than 200 flocked to its first meetings. Given the small number of women in... more...

  • Thomas Hardyby Joelle Herr

    Running Press 2013; US$ 5.95

    Oversized mini book packed with synopses and character profiles from Thomas Hardy's 14 novels, complemented by two-color illustrations throughout. more...

  • Hopeless But Not Seriousby Jack McLean

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2013; US$ 14.57

    In the early 1950s Sir Winston Churchill met the Irish politician Sean Lemass, who was later to become Taoiseach. The great statesman remarked upon the economic circumstances of Britain at the time. 'The situation in Great Britain,' quoth Churchill in his most grandiloquent tones, 'is serious but not hopeless.' Lemass responded instantly, 'Sure,'... more...