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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...

  • 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...

  • Einfache Formenby André Jolles

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 27.16

    Even 50 years after the publication of the first edition, the basic concept of this book is still valid namely to establish the determining contours of fundamental narrative forms, which the author understands as morphological archetypes ? in the Goethean sense. With mainly anonymous authors, they occupy an intermediate position between ?popular?... more...

  • Nonno sprichtby Patric Marino

    Lokwort Buchverlag 2012; US$ 11.99

    Unter dem Licht der süditalienischen Sonne verbringt der 22-jährige Autor ein paar Sommerwochen bei seinen Nonni. Gemeinsame Marktgänge, Ausfahrten mit dem Panda, Verwandtenbesuche und spontane Gespräche berichten von einem ungewohnt einfachen, bildstarken Alltag. Ein Fest der kleinen poetischen Erlebnisse, die Seite für Seite einen feinen Glanz hinterlassen. more...

  • Achtes Buch: Vom Weltfrieden bis zur französischen Revolution 1830by Karl Goedeke

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 217.69

    Achtes Buch: Vom Weltfrieden bis zur französischen Revolution 1830 : Dichtung der allgemeinen Bildung. Abteilung IV. Teil 2 more...

  • The Beowulf Poet and His Real Monstersby Ted Morrissey

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 129.95

    This book opens new lines of inquiry into the Old English poem. One such inquiry is trauma theory, which attempts to map the psychological typography of an author and his or her culture, that is, when the text appears to be wrought of traumatic experience. Indicators of a "trauma text" are narrative techniques often associated with postmodernism--expressly,... more...

  • World Literature in Theoryby David Damrosch

    Wiley 2013; US$ 52.95 US$ 45.89

    World Literature in Theory provides a definitive exploration of the pressing questions facing those studying world literature today. Coverage is split into four parts which examine the origins and seminal formulations of world literature, world literature in the age of globalization, contemporary debates on world literature, and localized versions... more...

  • Genre (Routledge Revivals)by Heather Dubrow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    This study, first published in 1982, explores and demonstrates the ways in which an awareness of literary genre can illuminate works as diverse as Milton?s ?Lycidas? and Berryman?s Sonnets . The first book to offer a historical survey of genre theory, it traces the history from the Greek rhetoricians to such contemporary figures as Frye and Todorov.... more...

  • Narrative Fictionby Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 34.95

    What is a narrative? What is narrative fiction? How does it differ from other kinds of narrative? What featuers turn a discourse into a narrative text? Now widely acknowledged as one of the most significant volumes in its field, Narrative Fiction turns its attention to these and other questions. In contrast to many other studies, Narrative Fiction... more...