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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00
This volume comprises contributions of three conferences, on legal deposit in a digital environment, on web harvesting and archiving as well as newspapers in the geographical context of the Mediterranean. The main focus is on how to acquire, preserve and make available digital files. Issues that continue to be hot topics also ina world... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00
In today?s world, the increasing progress in biotechnologies has paved the way for profound challenges to basic notions defining the human existence. Paramount concepts, such as autonomy, dignity and the very assumption of human finitude, need to be reframed in the light of unprecedented innovations and possibilities. The multidisciplinary... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...