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- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 20.76
In einer globalisierten Welt und multikulturellen Gesellschaften wird interkulturelle Kompetenz immer wichtiger, sodass insbesondere auch die Beschäftigung mit Kinder- und Jugendliteratur - im schulischen Kontext oder in der Freizeit - zunehmend an Bedeutung gewinnt. Doch was genau zeichnet interkulturelle Literatur für eine jüngere Zielgruppe aus?... more...
- Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 19.99
When the war was declared in August 1914, one of the first acts to be implemented by the politicians and military was a strict censorship on the newspapers. As the poacher turned gamekeeper, Winston Churchill said: The war is going to be fought in a fog a more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 4.99
In 1899 Winnipeg, young Reverend Charles Lauchlan, an energetic young minister of a new Presbyterian church, must help an old friend accused of murder. With the help of a Métis policeman, Sergeant Andrew Setter, Charles uses his pastoral skills, and some other skills not taught at the seminary, to solve the crime. more...
- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 14.57
What happens when ‘happy ever after? isn?t quite so simple? Today?s attitudes to love and romance are as varied and diverse as individuals, and audiences want and need more sophisticated, authentic films that show how we live and love now. So what does this mean for the screenwriter developing a romcom? And how do they write heart-warming stories... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Exploring the ethical questions posed by, in, and about childrens literature, this collection examines the way texts intended for children raise questions of value, depict the moral development of their characters, and call into attention shared moral presuppositions. Even as childrens literature has evolved in opposition to its origins... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95
Funnybooks is the story of the most popular American comic books of the 1940s and 1950s, those published under the Dell label. For a time, "Dell Comics Are Good Comics" was more than a slogan?it was a simple statement of fact. Many of the stories written and drawn by people like Carl Barks (Donald Duck, Uncle Scrooge), John Stanley (Little Lulu),... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 30.99
Changing the World with Words explores how Transformative Language Arts embraces and engages social change in various realms of our culture, including history, education, theology, economics, ecology, and social welfare. more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 16.99
Our annual anthology of finalists and winners of the National Magazine Awards 2014 includes Jonathan Franzen?s eloquent rumination in National Geographic on the damage we continue to inflict on the environment and its long-lasting consequences; William T. Vollman?s blackly comic reflections in Harper?s magazine on being the target of an extensive... more...
- Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 14.57
On the web and the wireless, in magazines and journals, at prizegivings and powhiri, New Zealanders are talking and writing about the world right now. We?ve been producing essays and articles, speeches and submissions, tweets and travelogues – nonfiction, in other words. This book collects some of New Zealand?s best true stories from the past year... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Multiculturalism, and its representation, has long presented challenges for the medium of comics. This book presents a wide ranging survey of the ways in which comics have dealt with the diversity of creators and characters and the (lack of) visibility for characters who don?t conform to particular cultural stereotypes. Contributors engage with ethnicity... more...