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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00
Mark Twain’s famous hoax articles, such as “Petrified Man” (1862) and “A Bloody 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 satirical magazine... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Elizabethan and early Stuart England saw the prevailing medium for transmitting military news shift from public ritual, through private letters, to public newspapers. This study is based on an examination of hundreds of manuscript news letters, printed pamphlets and corantos, and news diaries which are in holdings in the US and the UK. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Originally published in 1991. This book presents the results of an interdisciplinary study of the press coverage of ethnic affairs. Examples are drawn mainly from British and Dutch newspapers, but data from other countries are also reviewed. Besides providing the reader with a thorough content analysis of the material, the book is the first to introduce... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Originally published in 1990. The Harmsworth family, starting with Lord Northcliffe (1865-1922) is the greatest and most influential press dynasty Britain has known. The dynasty has had by far the greatest impact on the shape of the press today of all the great press families. The Harmsworths were big, bold characters, enormously rich and with a gift... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95
With the growth of popular literary forms, particularly the periodical, during the eighteenth century, women began to assume an unprecedented place in print culture as readers and writers. Yet at the same time the very textual practices of that culture inscribed women within an increasingly restrictive and oppressive set of representations. First... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
This volume shows how modern political theory can be enriched through an engagement with works of literature. It uses the resources of literature to explore issues such as nationalism, liberal philosophy, utopiansim, narrative and the role of theory in political thought. A variety of approaches are adopted and the aim is to show some of the many and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
Edward Said, the renowned literary and cultural critic and passionately engaged intellectual, is one of our era's most formidable, provocative, and important thinkers. For more than three decades his books, which include Culture and Imperialism , Peace and Its Discontents , and the seminal study Orientalism , have influenced not only our worldview... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95
A new collection of essays from a distinguished critic of contemporary poetry. Marjorie Perloff is one of the foremost critics of contemporary American poetry writing today. Her works are credited by many with creating and sustaining new critical interest not only in the work of major modernist poets such as Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and Williams but... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2010; US$ 34.95
Notorious mercenary Nick du Toit acted as James Brabazon's bodyguard while he reported from behind rebel lines on the Liberian civil war. Brabazon writes of this time and how Du Toit exposed details of the covert military operation to overthrow the government of Equatorial Guinea, a tiny oil-rich country, that failed with far-reaching consequences. more...
- John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 6.99
This affectionate and in-depth biography examines the incredible life of this remarkable man. From his early life growing up in a pub in Sussex, through the scandals he encountered as an editor, to how his life has taken a new turn with his stateside career and recent marriage.Piers Morgan is one of the best-known faces in the British media, whose... more...