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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 545.00
Children's literature continues to be one of the most rapidly expanding and exciting of interdisciplinary academic studies, of interest to anyone concerned with literature, education, internationalism, childhood or culture in general. The second edition of Peter Hunt's bestselling International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature offers... more...
- Touchstone 1972; US$ 16.00
Amid the hundreds of "how-to" books that have appeared in recent years, there have been very few which attempted to analyze the mysteries of play-construction. This book does that -- and its principles are so valid that they apply equally well to the short story, novel and screenplay. Lajos Egri examines a play from the inside out, starting with the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
"Superb writing advice... hilarious, helpful and provocative." -- New York Times Book Review . "A warm, generous and hilarious guide through the writer's world and its treacherous swamps." -- Los Angeles Times . "A gift to all of us mortals who write or ever wanted to write... sidesplittingly funny, patiently wise and alternately cranky... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 10.99
What is wrong with the news? To answer this dismaying question, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Alex S. Jones explores how the epochal changes sweeping the media have eroded the core news that has been the essential food supply of our democracy. At a time of dazzling technological innovation, Jones says that what stands to be lost is the fact-based... more...
Wie nehmen Jugendliche Wissenssendungen wahr? Eine Rezeptionsstudie zur Vermittlungsleistung und Attraktivität von Wissenssendungen im deutschen FernsehenDiplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 32.02
Hauptbeschreibung Galileo, Wunderwelt Wissen, Planetopia, Abenteuer Wissen. - diese Aufzählung von Wissenssendungen im deutschen Fernsehen ließe sich gefühlt noch unendlich weiterführen. Nicht erst seit gestern erleben solche Fernsehformate einen regelrechten Hype. Mit dem Anspruch unserer Gesellschaft nach ständiger Weiterbildung, nach 'lebenslangem... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
American-born critic Arlo Bates started his career as a journalist and editor, but later turned his efforts to analyzing and championing English literature, which led to him becoming a professor of English at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This collection brings together a series of enlightening lectures that Bates presented about literature... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 32.95
The Things That Fly in the Night explores images of vampirism in Caribbean and African diasporic folk traditions and in contemporary fiction. Giselle Liza Anatol focuses on the figure of the soucouyant , or Old Hag?an aged woman by day who sheds her skin during night?s darkest hours in order to fly about her community and suck the blood of her unwitting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00
This book is a study of the short story, one of the widest taught genres in English literature, from an innovative methodological perspective. Both liminality and the short story are well-researched phenomena, but the combination of both is not frequent. This book discusses the relevance of the concept of liminality for the short story genre and... more...