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  • Point of View, Perspective, and Focalizationby Jrg Schnert; Peter Hhn; Wolf Schmid

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    Stories do not actually exist in the world but are created and structured? modeled? through the process of mediation, i.e. through the means and techniques by which they are represented. This is an important field, not only for narratology but also for literary and media studies. The articles in this volume, contributed by international scholars from... more...

  • Grenzen der Literaturby Fotis Jannidis; Simone Winko; Gerhard Lauer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    The concept of "literature" is notoriously vague and defies definition, yet at the same time it is indispensable in an age where traditional subject boundaries are breaking down. This volume discusses possible ways of defining the concept in such a manner that it can be productively deployed heuristically in varied historical and cultural contexts.... more...

  • You Know You're 60 When . . .by Richard Smith; Debra Solomon

    Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 9.99

    Are you ?getting on in years,? or know someone who is? Thinking of changing your birth certificate to show a more favorable birth date? You may lie about your age, but your age won?t lie to you! Not sure how to tell when you?re about to reach that fun sixtieth birthday? Here are some clues: WebMD is your home page When asked, ?Who?s... more...

  • The Future of Fleshby Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou; Zoe Detsi-Diamanti; Effie Yiannopoulou

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00

    Encompassing some of the most recent academic research on mainstream issues of body image, weight and representation of the body, this collection addresses the body in areas such as ancient Greek poetry, new media art, comic book culture and biotechnology. more...

  • Sexually, I'm More of a Switzerlandby David Rose

    Scribner 2010; US$ 13.99

    Straight from British shores, here is another dose of love, or the lack of it, from the pages of the London Review of Books. The editor of They Call Me Naughty Lola has cooked up yet another irresistible collection of brilliant, bawdy and often absurd personal ads from the world's funniest, and smartest, lonely-hearts column. These ads prove that... more...

  • Pieces of Soundby Daniel Gilfillan

    University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 75.00

    Since the rise of film and television, radio has continued to evolve and any understanding of the development of radio depends on closely examining the artistic ventures that preceded commercial acceptance. Daniel Gilfillan offers a cultural history that explores these aspects of the medium by focusing on German radio broadcasting, providing a context... more...

  • God Loves Golfers Bestby Ray Foley

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2009; US$ 12.99

    God Loves Golfers Best is the ultimate collection of golf jokes, quotes, and cartoons sure to tickle the funny bone of any avid duffer. A perfect gift or self-purchase for the golf fan in your life! more...

  • Appalachian Children's Literatureby Roberta Teague Herrin; Sheila Quinn Oliver

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 75.00

    This comprehensive bibliography includes books written about or set in Appalachia from the 18th century to the present. Titles represent the entire region as defined by the Appalachian Regional Commission, including portions of 13 states stretching from southern New York to northern Mississippi. The bibliography is arranged in alphabetical order by... more...

  • Visual Synergies in Fiction and Documentary Film from Latin Americaby Miriam Haddu; Joanna Page

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    This collection brings together leading international scholars and filmmakers focusing on Latin American cinema. Themes discussed include subjectivity, history, memory, representations of reality, cinema's relation to the public sphere, and issues of production, distribution, and marketing. more...

  • Theatre, Facilitation, and Nation Formation in the Balkans and Middle Eastby Sonja Arsham Kuftinec

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    How might theatre intervene in violent inter-ethnic conflicts? This book addresses this question through detailed case studies in the Balkans and theMiddle East, showing how theatrical facilitations model ways that ethnic oppositions can move towards ethical relationships. more...