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  • Genre (Routledge Revivals)by Heather Dubrow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • Genreby John Frow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    This second edition of John Frow?s Genre offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the area. Genre is a key means by which we categorize the many forms of literature and culture, but it is also much more than that: in talk and writing, in music and images, in film and television, genres actively generate and shape our knowledge of the... more...

  • The Complete Story of the Grailby Chrétien de Troyes; Nigel Bryant

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00

    The mysterious and haunting Grail makes its first appearance in literature in Chrétien de Troyes' Perceval at the end of the twelfth century. But Chrétien never finished his poem, leaving an unresolved story and an incomplete picture of the Grail. It was, however, far too attractive an idea to leave. Not only did it inspire quite separate works;... more...

  • Where the Truth Liesby Julia Hobsbawm

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2015; US$ 11.65

    The relationship between the serious news media and the truth is under scrutiny as never before. In recent years the BBC and the New York Times have been knocked sideways by scandals alleging exaggeration and distortion. At the same time, the influence of the PR industry continues to expand, so that no organisation that is serious about communicating... more...

  • Attacks on the Pressby Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)

    Wiley 2015; US$ 30.00

    Foreword xi By Christiane Amanpour 1. Going It Alone: More Freelancers Means Less Support, Greater Danger 1 The lack of adequate preparation might make safety experts shudder, but faced with low pay and high risk, the only option for many confl ict journalists is to learn on the fly. By Robert Mahoney 2. Covering War for the First Time—in... more...

  • Cam Taitby Cam Tait; Jim Taylor

    Harbour Publishing 2015; US$ 24.95

    Cam Tait worked as a reporter for the Edmonton Journal for over thirty years, interviewing Wayne Gretzky, Stevie Wonder, James Brady and others. He now writes for the Edmonton Sun . He has two honorary degrees and much insight on the subject of which drinking straws go best with which adult beverages. He lives in Edmonton with his wife Joan. This... more...

  • The Subject of Holocaust Fictionby Emily Miller Budick

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 31.99

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  • Das kommende Buchby Thomas Palzer

    Matthes & Seitz Berlin Verlag 2013; US$ 1.77

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  • Psychoanalysis and Literatureby Marilyn Charles

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 79.99

    Marilyn Charles is noted for her efforts to translate dense psychoanalytic terms into language that is accessible and clinically relevant. In Psychoanalysis, Literature, and Life: The Stories We Live, she pairs case vignettes with examples from literature to highlight essential human struggles that play out in the consulting room. This pairing... more...

  • The Postcolonial Studies Dictionaryby Pramod K. Nayar

    Wiley 2015; US$ 99.50

    “Pramod Nayar’s The Postcolonial Studies Dictionary , with its careful explication of concepts and terms associated with various forms of colonial discourses and postcolonial writing, serves the purpose of being both a ready-reference guide and a scholarly exposition of the theoretical frameworks of the "discipline" of postcolonial studies.... more...