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  • Literature and Politics Today: The Political Nature of Modern Fiction, Poetry, and Dramaby M. Booker

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 89.00

    Literary works have often engaged political issues, and many political writings give close attention to literary concerns. This encyclopedia explores the complex relationship between literature and politics through detailed entries written by expert contributors on authors, historical figures, major literary and political works, national literatures,... more...

  • Optimale Nutzungspreise für Online-Zeitungenby Prof. Dr. Karen Gedenk; Timo Schulze

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2015; US$ 62.33

    Timo Schulze zeigt die Erlösquellen und -interdependenzen bei Online-Zeitungen auf und entwickelt bestehende Verfahren zur Ermittlung optimaler Nutzungspreise weiter. Auf der Basis von Befragungsdaten erarbeitet er einen Ansatz, mit dem der monetäre Wert von Tarifform-Biases gemessen und bei der Optimierung der Nutzungspreise berücksichtigt werden... more...

  • Reach for the Groundby Jeffrey Bernard

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2002; US$ 11.99

    For forty years Bernard wrote only about himself, and the tale of his life, loves and failures has become legendary. Reach for the Ground is an irresistible collection of the best of Jeffrey Bernard's celebrated Low Life contributions to the Spectator. The column was once described as 'a suicide note in weekly instalments' and became a national institution... more...

  • Low Lifeby Jeffrey Bernard

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 1993; US$ 11.99

    The complete collection of 'the Tony Hancock of journalism' Jeffrey Bernard's first 'Low Life' Spectator series, with all the original illustrations more...

  • Changing Genre Conventions in Historical English News Discourseby Birte Bös; Lucia Kornexl

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    Mark Twain’s famous hoax articles, such as “Petrified Man” (1862) and “ABloody Massacre near Carson” (1863), are forerunners of a genre – news satire –which blends together social criticism, humour and intentional deception.Unlike the present-day fake news press, represented e.g. by the British satiricalmagazine... more...

  • Racism and the Pressby Teun A. van Dijk

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1991. This book presents the results of an interdisciplinary study of the press coverage of ethnic affairs. Examples are drawn mainly from British and Dutch newspapers, but data from other countries are also reviewed. Besides providing the reader with a thorough content analysis of the material, the book is the first to introduce... more...

  • Lords of Fleet Streetby Richard Bourne

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1990. The Harmsworth family, starting with Lord Northcliffe (1865-1922) is the greatest and most influential press dynasty Britain has known. The dynasty has had by far the greatest impact on the shape of the press today of all the great press families. The Harmsworths were big, bold characters, enormously rich and with a gift... more...

  • Credibility in Elizabethan and Early Stuart Military Newsby David Randall

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Elizabethan and early Stuart England saw the prevailing medium for transmitting military news shift from public ritual, through private letters, to public newspapers. This study is based on an examination of hundreds of manuscript news letters, printed pamphlets and corantos, and news diaries which are in holdings in the US and the UK. more...

  • Women and Print Culture (Routledge Revivals)by Kathryn Shevelow

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    With the growth of popular literary forms, particularly the periodical, during the eighteenth century, women began to assume an unprecedented place in print culture as readers and writers. Yet at the same time the very textual practices of that culture inscribed women within an increasingly restrictive and oppressive set of representations. First... more...