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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 96.86
Around 1800 European authors became manifestly interested in distant and different cultures, an interest that extended to fictional literature and aesthetics. This volume examines the poetic and aesthetic innovation that emerged from involvement with ethnological and anthropological phenomena, and the extent to which literature and aesthetics,... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2008; US$ 15.99
From the late Ayatollah Khomeini's fatwa against Salman Rushdie, to the extremism of the Taliban and the mass murder of the September 11th attacks, the image of Islam as a violent and anti-Western faith has featured dominantly in the global mass media. In this book, Elzain Elgamri sets out to refute such generalisations.Taking into account the historically... more...
- Lyons Press 2014; US$ 25.99
After the Glorious Revolution, a not so glorious age of lawlessness befell England. Crime ran rampant, and highwaymen, thieves, and prostitutes ruled the land. Execution by hanging often punished the smallest infractions, and rip-roaring stories of fearless criminals proliferated, giving birth to a new medium: the newspaper. In 1724, housebreaker... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 15.99
Since making his journalistic debut breaking into Piers Morgan?s office, BBC foreign correspondent Nick Bryant has rattled Donald Rumsfeld, had tea with President Karzai, slept through 9/11, and gotten a free lunch out of the Tamil Tigers. Now casting a sideways glance at his own profession, Nick reveals the day-to-day realities of Correspondentland?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95
Insulting the Public? examines the way in which the European Union and issues relating to it are represented to the public. Combining theoretical and empirical research, the text explores and provides an assessment of the performance of the British Press in its representation of the European Union in the period immediately preceding the General Election... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 20.00
The Russian formalists emerged from the Russian Revolution with ideas about the independence of literature. They enjoyed that independence until Stalin shut them down. By then, however, they had produced essays that remain among the best defenses ever written for both literature and its theory. Included here are four essays representing key points... more...
- Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2015; US$ 56.99
Timo Schulze zeigt die Erlösquellen und -interdependenzen bei Online-Zeitungen auf und entwickelt bestehende Verfahren zur Ermittlung optimaler Nutzungspreise weiter. Auf der Basis von Befragungsdaten erarbeitet er einen Ansatz, mit dem der monetäre Wert von Tarifform-Biases gemessen und bei der Optimierung der Nutzungspreise berücksichtigt werden... more...
- Gerald Duckworth & Co 2002; US$ 11.99
For forty years Bernard wrote only about himself, and the tale of his life, loves and failures has become legendary. Reach for the Ground is an irresistible collection of the best of Jeffrey Bernard's celebrated Low Life contributions to the Spectator. The column was once described as 'a suicide note in weekly instalments' and became a national institution... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00
Mark Twain’s famous hoax articles, such as “Petrified Man” (1862) and “ABloody Massacre near Carson” (1863), are forerunners of a genre – news satire –which blends together social criticism, humour and intentional deception.Unlike the present-day fake news press, represented e.g. by the British satiricalmagazine... more...