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  • Nation and Narrationby Homi K. Bhabha

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    A classic collection of essays providing an excellent introduction to the many different narrations of the 'nation'. Contributors include Gillian Beer, Homi Bhabha, Rachel Bowlby, Simon During, Sneja Gunew, and Doris Sommer. more...

  • Anatomy of a Robotby Despina Kakoudaki

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    Why do we find artificial people fascinating? Drawing from a rich fictional and cinematic tradition, Anatomy of a Robot explores the political and textual implications of our perennial projections of humanity onto figures such as robots, androids, cyborgs, and automata. In an engaging, sophisticated, and accessible presentation, Despina Kakoudaki... more...

  • Psychoanalytic Literary Criticismby Maud Ellmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    This collection of essays provides students of literary critical theory with an introduction to Freudian methods of interpretation, and shows how those methods have been transformed by recent developments in French psychoanalysis, particularly by the influence of Jacques Lacan. It explains how classical Freudian criticism tended to focus on the thematic... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The August War in Georgia: Foreign Media Coverageby Amalia Oganjanyan

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 49.01

    Hauptbeschreibung Reporting on a foreign war or a crisis is a challenging activity, a true professional test for a journalist. Media is often criticized for promoting violence by its conflict reporting: either by staying detached or by being biased. Peace, or conflict-sensitive, journalism was created for improvement of conflict coverage: it emphasizes... more...