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- Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00
This unique critical sociolinguistic ethnography explores alternative migrant-regulated institutions of resistance and subversive communication technology: the locutorios or ethnic call shops. These migrant-owned businesses act as a window into their multimodal and hybrid linguistic and communicative practices, and into their own linguistic hierarchies... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.00
Professor Quinones describes significant stages in the development of literary Modernism, redefining the period as extending from about 1900 to 1940, and beyond, and not as an entity centered on the 1920s. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2014; US$ 32.99
On September 20, 1940, one of the most famous European art dealers disembarked in New York, one of hundreds of Jewish refugees fleeing Vichy France. Leaving behind his beloved Paris gallery, Paul Rosenberg had managed to save his family, but his paintings - modern masterpieces by Cezanne, Monet, Sisley and others - were not so fortunate. As he fled,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
At present, the bulk of the existing research on sex trafficking originates in the social sciences. Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature adds an original perspective on this issue by examining representations of sex trafficking in postcolonial literature. This book is a sustained interdisciplinary study bridging postcolonial literature,... more...
Wissenschaft in literarischen Bildern: Eine Untersuchung von Science Fiction-Frühwerken des 19. JahrhundertsDiplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 27.20
Hauptbeschreibung Das Verhältnis zwischen Wissenschaft, Medien und Öffentlichkeit ist durch ein vielfältiges Beziehungsgeflecht gekennzeichnet. Die Massenmedien sind hierbei nicht als bloße Mittler anzusehen, die beliebig steuerbare Inhalte kanalisieren. Im Gegenteil: Sie verfügen über eigene Konstruktionskriterien, mit denen unter anderem so genannte... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 166.00
Traditionally, images have played an important role in politics and policy making, mostly in relation to propaganda and public communication. However, contemporary society is inundated with visual material due to the increasing ubiquity of media and visual technologies that facilitate the production, distribution and consumption of images in new and... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 18.51
Hauptbeschreibung Schon kurz nach Entstehung der Psychoanalyse und des Films um 1900 gab es die ersten "Seelenheiler" auf der Leinwand; ihre Geschichte wird bis heute erzählt. Das Hollywoodkino schuf Klischees des allwissenden Heilers, des bösen Seelenmanipulators und der liebenswert-schrulligen "Shrinks". Die Figuren sind nicht nur von filmhistorischem... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
Literature and architecture are related in a complex way. In this volume, literary, and cultural critics along with art historians explore new perspectives in understanding 19th and 20th century texts and contexts. Architecture?s presence in literature and the aesthetic interdependency between the two arts illustrates the ways that ?space? established... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 27.95
Friedrich Kittler (1943?2011) combined the study of literature, cinema, technology, and philosophy in a manner sufficiently novel to be recognized as a new field of academic endeavor in his native Germany. "Media studies," as Kittler conceived it, meant reflecting on how books operate as films, poetry as computer science, and music as military equipment.... more...