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  • The Tv Presenter's Career Handbookby Kathryn Wolfe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    You can present to camera, speak to time, read autocue, conduct an interview, write and memorise scripts; you have a showreel, headshots and a CV?but what next? How do you decide which genre to go for, market yourself and establish your career? The TV Presenter?s Career Handbook is full of information and advice on how to capitalise on your presenter... more...

  • Borders, Boundaries, and Framesby Mae Henderson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    The essays in this volume take up the challenge of working out -- or reworking -- the problematics of the borders, the boundaries and the frameworks that structure our various and multiple notions of identity -- textual, personal, collective, generic, and disciplinary. The contributors to this volume write about subjects (and are often themselves subjects)... more...

  • Trauma in Contemporary Literature: Narrative and Representationby Marita Nadal; Mónica Calvo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Trauma in Contemporary Literature analyzes contemporary narrative texts in English in the light of trauma theory, including essays by scholars of different countries who approach trauma from a variety of perspectives. The book analyzes and applies the most relevant concepts and themes discussed in trauma theory, such as the relationship between... more...

  • Epicby Paul Innes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    This student guidebook offers a clear introduction to an often complex and unwieldy area of literary studies. Tracing epic from its ancient and classical roots through postmodern and contemporary examples this volume discusses: a wide range of writers including Homer, Vergil, Ovid, Dante, Chaucer, Milton, Cervantes, Keats, Byron, Eliot,... more...

  • The Grotesqueby Justin Edwards; Rune Graulund

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    Grotesque provides an invaluable and accessible guide to the use (and abuse) of this complex literary term. Justin D. Edwards and Rune Graulund explore the influence of the grotesque on cultural forms throughout history, with particular focus on its representation in literature, visual art and film. The book: presents a history of the literary... more...

  • Konstellationen ? Versuchsanordnungen des Schreibensby Helmut Lethen; Annegret Pelz; Michael Rohrwasser

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 35.63

    Die im Band versammelten Beiträge berühren sich unter verschiedenen Denkbildern der Konstellation: mit Walter Benjamin in der Anweisung für eine andere Lektüre, mit Adorno in einem Verfahren, das bislang nicht Gedachte zu einer lesbaren Figur zusammenzuschließen, oder mit Foucault in der Eröffnung eines kohärenten Beschreibungsgebietes für neue Konstellationen... more...

  • No News is Bad Newsby Michael Bromley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    This volume of collected essays provides a wide-ranging survey of the state of radio and television, especially the idea of public service broadcasting, and of news, current affairs and documentary programming in America, Australia, the UK and the rest of western Europe. Among the key issues it addresses are the 'dumbing down' of TV news, the infotainment... more...

  • Textus - Contextus - Circumtextusby Johanna Sprondel

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    This work uses textual hermeneutics to examine how we might conceive of myth as method. Following the central thesis that myth is uniquely suited for depicting cultural, historical, and social change, this book analyzes the topic through the examples of James Joyce?s Ulysses, Aristotelian poetics, and the late writings of Paul Ric?ur. This interdisciplinary... more...

  • Realisms in Contemporary Cultureby Dorothee Birke; Stella Butter

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00

    ?Realism? is a pervasive term in discussions of contemporary developments in literature and film. By drawing on different theories of realism, the authors explore how the term may be used as a helpful concept in order to analyse and evaluate current trends in cultural production and, in turn, how cultural production changes our understanding of what... more...

  • Erinnerung in Text und Bildby Jürgen Egyptien

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    Im Mittelpunkt des Sammelbandes stehen deutsche und polnische literarische Texte und Filme aus der Zeit des Zweiten Weltkriegs bis in die unmittelbare Gegenwart. In einigen Fällen bilden unpublizierte Dokumente (z. B. Lagererinnerungen) oder pseudodokumentarische Werke (z. B. NS-Propagandafilme) den Gegenstand. Das Interesse gilt der Erschließung sowohl... more...