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  • Transcultural Experimentsby Ellen E. Berry; Mikhail N. Epstein

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 125.00

    Contemporary processes of globalization have had a profound impact on cultural production and dissemination both intra- and cross-culturally. The dissemination of cultures on a global scale has led to multiple and complex effects, among them the formation of radical new modes of cultural interaction, transcultural flows, and hybridized knowledges,... more...

  • The Grand Surpriseby Leo Lerman; Stephen Pascal

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 37.50

    A remarkable life and a remarkable voice emerge from the journals, letters, and memoirs of Leo Lerman: writer, critic, editor at Condé Nast, and man about town at the center of New York?s artistic and social circles from the 1940s until his death in 1994. Lerman?s contributions to the world of the arts were large and varied: he wrote on theater, dance,... more...

  • Hef's Little Black Bookby Hugh M. Hefner; Bill Zehme

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99

    Nearly six decades ago, Hugh Marston Hefner created Playboy magazine, which effectively ignited America?s sexual revolution. The greatest living symbol of the Good Life, Hef created a world for himself that most men have yearned to inhabit, if only briefly, just to know what it?s like to be him. In Hef ?s Little Black Book , this universally envied... more...

  • Heat and Lightby Mike Wallace; Beth Knobel

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 14.00

    In Heat & Light, a legendary journalist and a journalism professor join forces to offer a one-of-a-kind guide for our next generation of great journalists.  Drawing on the authors' decades of experience at the top of the field and inspired directly by beginners? most frequently asked questions, Heat & Light offers invaluable advice on such... more...

  • Solid Objectsby Douglas Mao

    Princeton University Press 1998; US$ 39.00 US$ 31.20

    In this provocative and wide-ranging study, Douglas Mao argues that a profound tension between veneration of human production and anxiety about production's dangers lay at the heart of literary modernism. Focusing on the work of Virginia Woolf, Wyndham Lewis, Ezra Pound, and Wallace Stevens, Mao shows that modernists were captivated by physical objects,... more...

  • Theories of Mimesisby Arne Melberg

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    The theory and history of mimesis, and its relevance to modern theories of literature. more...

  • Kenneth Burkeby Robert Wess

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    This 1996 book examines Burke's works and shows how they anticipate key postmodern concepts of rhetoric and subjectivity. more...

  • Press Censorship in Elizabethan Englandby Cyndia Susan Clegg

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    Revisionist history of Elizabethan press censorship which covers the mechanisms of control and actual censorship. more...

  • A Good Lifeby Ben Bradlee

    Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 20.00

    This is the witty, candid story of a daring young man who made his own way to the heights of American journalism and public life, of the great adventure that took him at only twenty years old straight from Harvard to almost four years in the shooting war in the South Pacific, and back, from a maverick New Hampshire weekly to an apprenticeship for Newsweek... more...

  • Journalism Todayby Jane L. Chapman; Nick Nuttall

    Wiley 2011; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    Journalism Today: A Themed History provides a cultural approach to journalism's history through the exploration of overarching concepts, as opposed to a typical chronological overview. Rich with illuminating stories and biographies of key figures, it sheds new light on the relationship between the press and society and how each has shaped the other.... more...