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  • Literature and Politics Todayby M. Keith Booker

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 89.00

    Focusing on the intersection of literature and politics since the beginning of the 20th century, this book examines authors, historical figures, major literary and political works, national literatures, and literary movements to reveal the intrinsic links between literature and history. more...

  • Social Media at BBC Newsby Valerie Belair-Gagnon

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    Since the emergence of social media in the journalistic landscape, the BBC has sought to produce reporting more connected to its audience while retaining its authority as a public broadcaster in crisis reporting. Using empirical analysis of crisis news production at the BBC, this book shows that the emergence of social media at the BBC and the need... more...

  • Head Over Heels in Franceby Samantha Brick

    Summersdale 2015; US$ 11.99

    Just when life seemed its darkest, Samantha found happiness?Pascal, and his 10-year-old son, and the rigors of country life?in an unexpected trip to France When Samantha Brick?s life started to unravel?her company in liquidation, homeless, penniless, and friendless, and on max-strength anti-depressants?it seemed that everything was going wrong.... more...

  • Drei Dichter ihres Lebens: Casanova - Stendhal - Tolstoiby Stefan Zweig

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 2.81

    Casanova, Stendhal, Tolstoi. Drei begnadete Dichter aus verschiedenen Ländern. Doch ihre Werke haben eins gemein: die intensive Auseinandersetzung mit der eigenen Existenz. Stefan Zweig nimmt den Leser mit auf eine faszinierende Entdeckungsreise, eine Reise, die mit Casanova an der Oberfläche sinnlichen Erlebens entlangführt, mit Stendhal Handlungsmotive... more...

  • Russian Formalist Criticismby Lee T. Lemon; Marion J. Reis; Gary Saul Morson

    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...

  • Der ganze Mensch - die ganze Menschheitby Stefan Hermes; Sebastian Kaufmann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    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...

  • Printmedienrezeption und Kompetenzerwerbby Michaela Maier; Jürgen Maier; Annette Hosenfeld; Daniel Alings; Mathias König; Wolfgang König; Marion Rahnke

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 30.92

    Die Studie untersucht den Einfluss der Printmedienrezeption auf ausgewählte Indikatoren für individuelle Lebenschancen und gesellschaftliche Teilhabe junger Erwachsener. Im Rahmen eines quasi­experimentellen Designs wurden Auszubildende innerhalb eines Jahrs zweimal zu folgenden Bereichen befragt: Allgemeinwissen, Sprach­ und Lesekompetenz, Interesse... more...

  • My Grandfather's Galleryby Anne Sinclair

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 13.33

    On 20 September 1940, Paul Rosenberg disembarked in New York, just one of hundreds of tired Jewish refugees fleeing Vichy France. Leaving behind his celebrated Paris gallery, Paul had managed to save his family; his paintings weren't all so fortunate. Some - the Picassos at MoMA's first retrospective - were already safely abroad. But dozens of works... more...

  • The Consolations of Writingby Rivkah Zim

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    Boethius wrote The Consolation of Philosophy as a prisoner condemned to death for treason, circumstances that are reflected in the themes and concerns of its evocative poetry and dialogue between the prisoner and his mentor, Lady Philosophy. This classic philosophical statement of late antiquity has had an enduring influence on Western thought.... more...

  • Insulting the Public?by Peter J. Anderson; Tony Weymouth

    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...