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  • Wie nehmen Jugendliche Wissenssendungen wahr? Eine Rezeptionsstudie zur Vermittlungsleistung und Attraktivität von Wissenssendungen im deutschen Fernsehenby Claudia Maier

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 39.48

    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...

  • Literature and The Contemporaryby Roger Luckhurst; Peter Marks

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    At the end of the century, much criticism has become devoted to `last things': the end of history, the end of the subject, the end of the novel, the end, even, of the end. Literature and the Contemporary , in contrast, aims to provide through twelve essays evidence of the way in which the literature of the 1990s is constantly engaging in questions... more...

  • The Skeptic Disposition In Contemporary Criticismby Eugene Goodheart

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Eugene Goodheart's remarkably compact and penetrating analysis examines the skeptic disposition that has informed advanced literary discourse over the past generation. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished... more...

  • Halcyon Ghostsby Sam Sampson

    Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 15.99

    Halcyon Ghosts presents 13 poems?13 shapes of knowing?from the cinematic reel ?The Kid,? splicing stills of the poet?s grandmother and Charlie Chaplin, to the re-verse soundings of ?Six Reels of Joy,? celebrating the birth of the poet?s daughter. The title poem displays a ghostly counterpoint of birds and words in flight; strikethrough poems are... 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...

  • Text - Material - Mediumby Rüdiger Nutt-Kofoth; Wolfgang Lukas; Madleen Podewski

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In ever-larger sections devoted to documentation, historical-critical editions have increasingly focused on the material and medial components of a text through descriptions and illustrations of textual media. The collected essays in this volume use theoretical arguments and case examples to illustrate the potential benefits that accrue to literary... more...

  • Ideological Representation and Power in Social Relationsby Mike Gane

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    This collection reflects the French influence on literary and representational theory which has been predominant in recent years. It contains stimulating essays on the fiction of Perault, Borges, James, Eco and Tournier. These are complemented by theoretical essays on power and representation which provide powerful critiques of Barthes, Derrida, Deleuze... more...

  • The Poverty of Structuralismby Leonard Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    The Poverty of Structuralism is the first in a sequence of volumes which examine in turn the basic ideas of Saussure, Marx and Freud, and analyse the way in which they have been developed and applied to art, culture and modern textual theory. The text offers a critical introduction to the structuralist foundations of modern literary theory. It gives... more...

  • Modern Genre Theoryby David Duff

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    Since Aristotle, genre has been one of the fundamental concepts of literary theory, and much of the world's literature and criticism has been shaped by ideas about the nature, function and value of literary genres. Modern developments in critical theory, however, prompted in part by the iconoclastic practices of modern writers and the emergence of... more...

  • In 20 Schritten zum Redeprofiby Michael Oefner

    Verlag SKV 2014; US$ 36.99

    In 20 Schritten werden Sie zum Redeprofi. 10 Punkte, die es bei der Vorbereitung zu beachten gilt, und 10 Punkte für den erfolgreichen Auftritt vor Publikum. Zu jedem Punkt das Wesentliche, ergänzt durch eine Kernfrage, einen Stolperstein und eine praktische Übung zum Thema. Egal ob Sie vor grossem oder kleinem Publikum reden: mit diesem Ratgeber... more...