Medien. Erzählen. Gesellschaft. (Media Convergence / by Dagmar / Renner, Karl Nikolaus / Krings, Matthias Hoff

By Dagmar / Renner, Karl Nikolaus / Krings, Matthias Hoff

Media convergence deals new possibilities to create and effect media content material. This ends up in a number of new kinds of transmedia storytelling.They are the topic of this quantity which includes contributions from specialists of literary and cultural reviews, of theatre and media reviews, of ethnology and journalism.

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The American Civil War: A Handbook of Literature and by Steven E. Woodworth

By Steven E. Woodworth

The unmarried most crucial quantity for someone attracted to the Civil conflict to possess and seek advice. (From the foreword by way of James M. McPherson) the 1st advisor to Civil conflict literature to seem in approximately 30 years, this e-book offers the main accomplished, up to date, and informative survey and research of the significant physique of Civil conflict literature. greater than forty essays, every one by way of a expert in a selected subfield of Civil conflict historical past, provide unrivaled thoroughness and discerning checks of every work's price. The essays conceal each element of the warfare from approach, strategies, and battles to logistics, intelligence, offer, and prisoner-of-war camps, from generals and admirals to the lads within the ranks, from the Atlantic to the a long way West, from scuffling with fronts to the house entrance. a few sections disguise civilian leaders, the economic system, and overseas coverage, whereas others take care of the reasons of struggle and elements of Reconstruction, together with the African-American adventure in the course of and after the war.

Breadth of issues is matched through breadth of genres lined. Essays speak about surveys of the warfare, common reference works, released and unpublished papers, diaries and letters, in addition to the tremendous physique of monographic literature, together with books, dissertations, and articles. Genealogical resources, historic fiction, and video and audio recordings additionally obtain realization. scholars of the yankee Civil battle will locate this paintings an necessary gateway and consultant to the large physique of knowledge on America's pivotal experience.

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The Cinema of Norman Mailer: Film is Like Death by Justin Bozung,Norman Mailer

By Justin Bozung,Norman Mailer

The Cinema of Norman Mailer: movie is Like Death not just examines the enfant terrible writer's innovations on cinema, but in addition gains interviews with Norman Mailer himself. The Cinema of Norman Mailer additionally explores Mailer's cinema via formerly released and newly commissioned essays written by way of an array of movie and literary students, fanatics, and people with a private, philosophical connection to Mailer. This quantity discusses the nationwide booklet Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and filmmaker's six motion pictures created throughout the years of 1947 and 1987, and contends to teach how Mailer's motion pictures could be most sensible learn as cinematic delineations that visually signify a few of the writer's metaphysical and ontological matters and concepts that seem in his texts from the Fifties until eventually his passing in 2007. through re-examining Mailer's cinema via those new views, one could be presented not only a deeper knowing of Mailer's wish to make movies, but additionally discover a new, replacement imaginative and prescient of Mailer himself. Norman Mailer used to be not only a author, yet extra: he used to be probably the most influential Postmodern artists of the 20th century with deep roots within the cinema. He allowed the cinema not to purely effect his aesthetic method, yet sanctioned it as his easiest-crafted analogy for exploring sociological mind's eye in his writing. Mailer as soon as urged, "Film is legitimately extra attention-grabbing than books..." and with that during brain, readers of Norman Mailer may possibly start to reconsider his oeuvre throughout the viewfinder of the movie medium, as he used to be both as captivated with operating inside cinema as he used to be approximately literature itself.

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Impact of Technology on Society: A Documentation of Current by B. Schmeikal,H. Hogeweg-de Haart,W. Richter

By B. Schmeikal,H. Hogeweg-de Haart,W. Richter

This booklet involves a listing of study initiatives at the impression of know-how on society. examine during this box is of starting to be value because the flood of technological innovation keeps. This survey shows huge job within the parts of microelectronics and data know-how, yet with a necessity for extra consistency and stability. by means of development jointly exact info on present examine, the amount not just raises information of what has been performed, but in addition exhibits parts wanting extra research.

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British Banking: A Guide to Historical Records (Studies in by John Orbell

By John Orbell

This considerably multiplied re-creation of the consultant to the ancient documents of British Banking comprises information of over seven-hundred archive collections held in neighborhood checklist workplaces, college and native libraries and naturally, banks. Wider assurance is given to the documents of significant household banks, British-owned abroad banks, service provider banks and homes. There also are extra listings of files of lengthy defunct banks. prepared alphabetically through identify, the entries for every financial institution comprise commonly: · a quick historical past of the financial institution to provide an explanation for a variety of identify alterations. · details as to the place the bank's documents are held. · information of what the documents include. The entries are set in context via introductory chapters protecting the historic constitution and serve as of British banking and the aim, structure and study worth of the manager sequence of ancient files usually present in financial institution files. financial institution documents problem not only banks however the various actions that they financed. as well as its contribution to the research of banking heritage, this enormous reference paintings enables a much broader wisdom and realizing of the heritage of British finance.

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Volume 19, Tome II: Kierkegaard Bibliography: English by Peter Šajda,Jon Stewart

By Peter Šajda,Jon Stewart

The lengthy culture of Kierkegaard reviews has made it very unlikely for person students to have a whole evaluation of the colossal box of Kierkegaard study. the massive and ever expanding variety of courses on Kierkegaard within the languages of the area may be easily bewildering even for knowledgeable students. the current paintings constitutes a scientific bibliography which goals to aid scholars and researchers navigate the possible unending mass of guides. the amount is split into huge sections. half I, which covers Tomes I-V, is devoted to person bibliographies prepared in keeping with particular language. This comprises large bibliographies of works on Kierkegaard in a few forty-one various languages. half II, which covers Tomes VI-VII, is devoted to shorter, person bibliographies prepared in keeping with particular figures who're in a roundabout way appropriate for Kierkegaard. The aim has been to create the main exhaustive bibliography of Kierkegaard literature attainable, and therefore the bibliography isn't constrained to any particular period of time yet in its place spans the whole heritage of Kierkegaard studies.

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Reviewing Political Criticism: Journals, Intellectuals, and by Elisabeth K. Chaves

By Elisabeth K. Chaves

Reviewing Political feedback examines the increase of the ‘review’ type of magazine e-book, from the early eighteenth to the early twenty-first centuries. The evaluation belongs to an extended culture of written political feedback that first recommended, then revised, and with the elevated self belief afforded to civil society through the increase of industry capitalism, thus challenged or even reworked the state’s view on what and the way it ruled. Chaves investigates the the most important nexus of highbrow debate with political judgment over this time, and highlights the review’s vital position in upholding this connection. Focusing upon serious moments that required the workout of political judgment, the booklet explains this magazine shape as a method of political perform, person who primarily ‘re-views’ the state’s view of ways society will be ordered.

To comprehend severe job, one needs to think of the place this task takes place-on the associations of feedback that maintain it. observed through a few because the ‘natural habitat’ of intellectuals, journals, because the institutionalized websites of theoretical discourse, are frequently ignored. This groundbreaking ebook deals a centred critique of the assessment kind of magazine e-book as a medium for political concept and motion, as a decisive website for political judgment through the state’s conservers and critics.

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Autism in Young Adult Novels: An Annotated Bibliography by Marilyn Irwin,Annette Y. Goldsmith,Rachel Applegate

By Marilyn Irwin,Annette Y. Goldsmith,Rachel Applegate

An expected 1 in one hundred ten childrens within the usa has autism spectrum ailment (ASD). even supposing the general public understanding of autism has grown considerably, adolescents usually are not as proficient approximately this topic as they need to be. while safely and definitely provided, literature has been proven to assist the classmates of these with ASD greater comprehend the disease. elevated familiarity with the topic will, in flip, aid foster acceptance.

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Autism in younger grownup Novels: An Annotated Bibliography, Marilyn Irwin, Annette Y. Goldsmith, and Rachel Applegate establish and examine teenager fiction with autism content material. within the first part, the authors examine how characters with ASD are offered. the place do they reside and visit institution? have they got buddies? have they got solid relationships with their family members? How are they handled by way of others? The authors additionally reflect on even if autism is effectively offered. This dialogue is by means of a complete bibliography of books that function a personality pointed out as being at the autism spectrum.


The novels reviewed during this quantity date way back to the overdue Sixties and contain works released within the previous couple of years. As increasingly more authors of younger grownup fiction develop into delicate to ASD, they're that includes such characters of their novels, growing extra lifelike works for his or her readers. This learn can help librarians and others acquire, pick out, overview, and use those works to teach younger adults.

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The Editing of American Literature, 1890-1930: Essays and by Donald Pizer

By Donald Pizer

Since the Nineteen Sixties, Donald Pizer has been writing approximately late-19th-century American literature, with an emphasis at the significant fiction of Theodore Dreiser and Stephen Crane. so much teachers whose pursuits lie basically within the instruction of scholarly versions are interested in the paradoxical mixture of adherence to a rigorous procedure and a chance for speculative pondering that's designated to this department of literary experiences. and so they frequently locate attractive the inspiration that the top manufactured from their labors is a publication that, in contrast to a lot feedback, is bound for use by way of others and to have an extended lifespan. in spite of the fact that, Pizer got here to textual dialogue from a special course than such a lot editors of scholarly variants, who seldom wrote feedback concerning the authors and works they have been engaged in modifying. for this reason, Pizer was once drawn into the “text wars” of scholarly variants and through the final 3 many years of the twentieth century he produced a few essays tackling this occasionally contentious subject.

The modifying of yank Literature, 1890-1930 collects Donald Pizer’s essays and studies that research the problems linked to delivering authoritative scholarly variants of significant turn-of-the-century American authors. Divided into 4 sections—general essays on modifying; essays and experiences at the enhancing of Theodore Dreiser; essays and studies at the modifying of Stephen Crane; and essays at the interaction of textual thought and important interpretation in works by means of Crane and John Dos Passos—the quantity expresses a particular place within the textual content wars that ruled the enhancing scene of the 1970-2000 interval. This number of essays should be of curiosity to textual editors of any persuasion in addition to literary critics and students with a distinct curiosity in overdue nineteenth- and early 20th-century American literature.

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