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Biography

  • The Americanization of Edward Bokby Edward William Bok

    The Floating Press 1920; US$ 5.95 US$ 5.18

    The Americanization of Edward Bok is an autobiography, told in the third person, that shares the life of a little Dutch boy unceremoniously set down in America unable to make himself understood or even to know what persons were saying; his education extremely limited, practically negligible; and yet, by some curious decree of fate, he was destined... more...

  • Highlights in the History of the American Pressby Edwin H. Ford

    University of Minnesota Press 1954; US$ 75.00

    The articles collected in this volume present a vivid panorama of American journalistic history from its antecedents in the English ballad singers to the press giants of modern times. Since there is probably no single force that has played a greater role more...

  • Reporting the Warsby Joseph J. Mathews

    University of Minnesota Press 1957; US$ 72.00

    Much of the lure of the war dispatch permeates this book, the first full-length history of modern war news. Professor Mathews traces the development of war news coverage for the last 200 years, from the time of the Napoleonic Wars through World War II. H more...

  • Fitzgerald's Tender Is the Nightby Carol H. Poston

    Wiley 1974; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.50

    In Tender Is The Night , Fitzgerald deliberately set out to write the most ambitious and far-reaching novel of his career, experimenting radically with narrative conventions of chronology and point of view and drawing on early breakthroughs in psychiatry to enrich his account of the makeup and breakdown of character and culture. more...

  • Pararealities: The Nature of Our Fictions and How We Know Themby Floyd Merrell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 158.00

    The objective of this study is to inquire, from a broad epistemological view, into the underlying nature of fictions, and above all, to discover how it is possible to create and process them. In Chapter One, I put forth four "postulates" in the form of though experiments. in Chapter Two I turn attention to make-believe, imaginary, and dream worlds,... more...

  • Mimesis in Contemporary Theory: An interdisciplinary approachby Mihai Spariosu

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 102.00

    After almost two hundred years of relative obscurity mimesis finds itself again in the limelight of Western theoretical discourse. In the Anglo-American tradition, mimesis or ‘imitation’ regained some prominence, at the turn of the century, through S.H. Butcher’s translation of and introduction to Aristotle’s Poetics , and , in the thirties, through... more...

  • International News Reportingby Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 102.00

    With reference to a brief description of inherent properties of the international news reporting process in a free press tradition, Verschueren criticizes their being neglected in linguistic approaches to the language of the media. In an attempt to illustrate the potential contribution of functional linguistic analyses to a better understanding of... more...

  • News Interviewsby Andreas H. Jucker

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 113.00

    Jucker endeavors to test pragmatic concepts (such as Grice’s principles of conversational inference) by applying them to concrete data. This application leads to suggestions for various modifications in the available pragmatic methodology. While pursuing this theoretical goal, he makes a significant contribution to descriptive pragmatics by offering... more...

  • Pressekommunikationby Hans-Jürgen Bucher

    De Gruyter 1986; US$ 154.00

    Pressekommunikation: Grundstrukturen einer öffentlichen Form der Kommunikation aus linguistischer Sicht more...

  • Hard News: Women in Broadcast Journalismby David Hosley; Gayle Yamada

    ABC-CLIO 1987; US$ 124.00

    A major scholarly and readable history of women in broadcast news, covering the broadcast journalistic roles of women from the 1920s through the mid-1980s. Authors Hosley and Yamada, both with extensive professional experience in broadcasting and broadcast news as well as serving on the faculty of Stanford University's Mass Media Institute, have... more...