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- Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 17.39
Commissioning editors say good dialogue is one of the first things that make a book stand out from the crowd - and similarly, that clunky direct speech is one of the first things that will send a book straight from the slushpile to the rejections bin. But while many other aspects of writing are pored over in intense detail, there have been very few... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.99
Media Studies: Texts, Production, Context, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive introduction to the various approaches in the field. From outlining what media studies is to encouraging active engagement in research and analysis, this book advocates media study as a participatory process and provides a framework and set of skills to help you develop critical... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95
John G. Stoessinger is the author of several nonfiction books, including Why Nations Go to War and The Might of Nations , which was awarded the Bancroft Prize by Columbia University. He is currently a Distinguished Professor of Global Diplomacy at the University of San Diego and is a visiting lecturer at the University of California, San Diego.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
First published in 1992, Narrative Exchanges shows how a general model of communicative exchanges can be refined to deal with the complexities of narrative fiction. Going beyond the two-way structure of reciprocity, it gives particular attention to the processes of framing, substitution and dispossession by which written texts generate meaning.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.99
In this book, Mary Talbot shows how fiction works in the constitution and reproduction of social life. She discusses both `high' and `low' fiction, combining discussion of social context with language analysis. Examples are taken from children's tales, romance, horror and science in her language analysis. more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
After taking early retirement from the University of Huddersfield where he taught English and creative writing, Colin Bulman now writes and works part-time for the Writers Bureau and Writer's Home Study Correspondence schools. He lives in Hexham, UK. more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 42.17
Dass die récriture, die Rekonstruktion eines fiktionalen Textes in einem neuen, mehr ist als die bloße literarische Aneignung oder Abgrenzung von Vorbildern, zeigt sich par excellence am Gegenwartsroman aus Québec. Die in diesem Buch untersuchten Spielarten der récriture aus der ehemaligen französischen und britischen Kolonie veranschaulichen die Komplexität... more...
- F+W Media 2014; Not Available
Create characters that leap off the page--and into readers' hearts! Populating your fiction with authentic, vivid characters is a surefire way to captivate your readers from the first sentence to the last. Whether you're writing a series, novel, short story, or flash fiction, Creating Characters is an invaluable guide to bringing your fictional... more...