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  • International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literatureby Peter Hunt

    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...

  • The Art of Dramatic Writingby Lajos Egri

    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...

  • Bird by Birdby Anne Lamott

    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...

  • Losing the Newsby Alex Jones

    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 Fernsehenby Claudia Maier

    Diplomica 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...

  • Talks on the Study of Literatureby Arlo Bates

    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...

  • The Things That Fly in the Nightby Giselle Liza Anatol

    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...

  • Liminality and the Short Storyby Jochen Achilles; Ina Bergmann

    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...

  • Kittler Nowby Stephen Sale; Laura Salisbury

    Wiley 2015; US$ 64.95

    Stephen Sale is a PhD candidate at the London Consortium Laura Salisbury is Senior Lecturer in Medicine & English Literature at the University of Exeter more...

  • Literaturwissenschaft im Wandelby Christine Magerski

    Springer Fachmedien 2009; US$ 39.99

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