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  • Making News: The Political Economy of Journalism in Britain and America from the Glorious Revolution to the Internetby Richard R. John; Jonathan Silberstein-Loeb

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 94.99

    How can the news business be re-envisioned in a rapidly changing world? Can market incentives and technological imperatives provide a way forward? How important have been the institutional arrangements that protected the production and distribution of news in the past? Making News charts the institutional arrangements that news providers in Britain... more...

  • Women and Print Culture (Routledge Revivals)by Kathryn Shevelow

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Differentialsby Marjorie Perloff

    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... more...

  • Changing Genre Conventions in Historical English News Discourseby Birte Bös; Lucia Kornexl

    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...

  • Literature and Politics Today: The Political Nature of Modern Fiction, Poetry, and Dramaby M. Keith Booker

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 89.00

    Literary works have often engaged political issues, and many political writings give close attention to literary concerns. This encyclopedia explores the complex relationship between literature and politics through detailed entries written by expert contributors on authors, historical figures, major literary and political works, national literatures,... more...

  • Optimale Nutzungspreise für Online-Zeitungenby Timo Schulze

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2015; US$ 79.95

    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...

  • 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$ 2.79

    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...