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  • The Future of Quality News Journalismby Peter Anderson; Michael Williams; George Ogola

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    In the face of the continuously changing challenges of the digital age, it is difficult for quality news journalism to survive on any significant scale if a means for adequately funding it is not available. This new study, a follow-up to 2007?s The Future of Journalism in the Advanced Democracies , includes a comparative analysis of possible alternative... more...

  • American Theology, Superhero Comics, and Cinemaby Anthony Mills

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Stan Lee, who was the head writer of Marvel Comics in the early 1960s, co-created such popular heroes as Spider-Man, Hulk, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Thor, and Daredevil. This book traces the ways in which American theologians and comic books of the era were not only both saying things about what it means to be human, but, starting with... more...

  • Informing the Global Citizenby Joel Simon

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 1.99

    Today, anyone with an iPhone can provide firsthand accounts from the world?s front lines. Despite our increased access to events around the world, journalists are more vital than ever as they bring context and perspective and help to set the humanitarian agenda. However, threats to journalists are mounting with record numbers killed and imprisoned... more...

  • Principles of American Journalismby Stephanie Craft; Charles N. Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In a rapidly changing media landscape, what becomes of journalism? Designed to engage, inspire and challenge students while laying out the fundamental principles of the craft, Principles of American Journalism introduces students to the core values of journalism and its singularly important role in a democracy. From the First Amendment to Facebook,... more...

  • How to Write Critical Essaysby David B. Pirie

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 30.95

    This invaluable book offers the student of literature detailed advice on the entire process of critical essay writing, from first facing the question right through to producing a fair copy for final submission to the teacher. more...

  • The Singularity of Literatureby Derek Attridge

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95

    Winner of the ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) Book Award for Literature 2006   Literature and the literary have proved singularly resistant to definition. Derek Attridge argues that such resistance represents not a dead end, but a crucial starting point from which to explore anew the power and practices of Western art. In this lively,... more...

  • The Beginnings of Medieval Romanceby D. H. Green

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 46.00 US$ 37.72

    Explores the emergence of the romance in the twelfth century. more...

  • The Character of Criticismby Geoffrey Galt Harpham

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 26.95

    Why are some critical texts more compelling, memorable, or engaging than others? Can criticism be judged as a discourse of description, explanation, and analysis alone, or do our evaluations reflect other kinds of investments in it? In this book, Geoffrey Galt Harpham argues that the most powerful and effective criticism demands to be read as an expression... more...

  • Closed Encountersby Jeffrey Wallen

    University of Minnesota Press 1998; US$ 66.00

    In a provocative and fair-minded look at current critical practices and the future of the academy, Jeffrey Wallen draws a disturbing picture of public intellectuals in search of a public and cultural critics unable to enter a dialogue with others. Taking up several of the most influential critics of recent years?Edward Said, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick,... more...

  • Religion and Literature in Western England, 600?800by Patrick Sims-Williams

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 66.00 US$ 54.12

    Describes the early conversion to Christianity of the pagan peoples of an area stretching from Stratford-upon-Avon to Offa's Dyke. more...