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  • Die Wissensmacherby Holger Wormer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 15.38

    11 transkribiert, vom Herausgeber redaktionell über- und anschließend von den Autoren bearbeitet. Der mündliche Duktus des Vortrags durfte - bei durchaus ein Stück weit erhalten bleiben; die Antworten auf aus- wählte Diskussionsfragen wurden zwar autorisiert, in der Regel jedoch nicht neu verfasst. Das Buch ist daher auch als eine Art Dokumentation... more...

  • Nearer, My Godby William F. Buckley

    The Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 24.95

    His Roman-Catholic faith has been an enduring part of the life and personality of William Buckley, Jr. Now, for the first time since his ground breaking God and the Man at Yale he has written a book about faith--his own. Nearer, My God, An Autobiography of Faith is William Buckley's superbly written story of his life seen through his abiding... more...

  • Read and Write Sports: Readers Theatre and Writing Activities for Grades 3-8by Anastasia Suen

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 40.00

    Team sports like football, baseball, basketball, hockey, and soccer. Individual athletic pursuits, such as skating, gymnastics, track, BMX, and skateboarding. These are the activities that hold a powerful and universal appeal for kids. Read and Write Sports: Readers Theatre and Writing Activities for Grades 3?8 makes students forget they're learning... more...

  • Refiguring Mimesisby Jonathan Holmes; Adrian Streete

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2005; US$ 39.99

    Focusing squarely on the strength of mimesis as a philosophical idea, this collection of essays considers aspects of mimesis ranging from Shakespeare to colonialism. As the philosophical agenda of major thinkers and writers responds to representational crises like post-structuralism and postmodernism, attention is turning away from artistic expressivity... more...

  • Confession of an American Media Man (2nd Edn)by Tom Plate

    Marshall Cavendish 2010; US$ 15.20

    For better or for worse, the news media in the United States has huge worldwide influence. And yet little is actually known about its real inner workings, inherent logic and deeply embedded customs. more...

  • Bioethics and Biolaw through Literatureby Daniela Carpi

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 139.93

    The interdisciplinary series ?Law & Literature? takes a systematic look at the correlation between literature and the law. The studies presented in this series analyze the complex interrelation between two cultural spheres which are not only at the basis of Western Culture and Society, but share in a common focus on texts. Bringing together... more...

  • International News Reportingby Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 102.00

    With reference to a brief description of inherent properties of the international news reporting process in a free press tradition, Verschueren criticizes their being neglected in linguistic approaches to the language of the media. In an attempt to illustrate the potential contribution of functional linguistic analyses to a better understanding of... more...

  • Literary Anthropologyby Fernando Poyatos

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 49.95

    The traditional gulf between the theory and practice of literature and the various areas subjoined under anthropology has hindered the development of some very fruitful perspectives in the realm of poetics and the general theory of literature (particularly in its narrative forms). Poyatos' initial idea of literary anthropology as the study of people... more...

  • News Interviewsby Andreas H. Jucker

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 113.00

    Jucker endeavors to test pragmatic concepts (such as Grice?s principles of conversational inference) by applying them to concrete data. This application leads to suggestions for various modifications in the available pragmatic methodology. While pursuing this theoretical goal, he makes a significant contribution to descriptive pragmatics by offering... more...

  • Pararealities: The Nature of Our Fictions and How We Know Themby Floyd Merrell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 158.00

    The objective of this study is to inquire, from a broad epistemological view, into the underlying nature of fictions, and above all, to discover how it is possible to create and process them. In Chapter One, I put forth four "postulates" in the form of though experiments. in Chapter Two I turn attention to make-believe, imaginary, and dream worlds,... more...