• Irish Feminist Futures book cover

    Irish Feminist Futures

    1st Edition

    By Claire Bracken

    This book is about the future: Ireland’s future and feminism’s future, approached from a moment that has recently passed. The Celtic Tiger (circa 1995-2008) was a time of extraordinary and radical change, in which Ireland’s economic, demographic, and social structures underwent significant…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Film Criticism as a Cultural Institution book cover

    Film Criticism as a Cultural Institution

    1st Edition

    By Huw Walmsley-Evans

    At the beginning of the 21st century film criticism was described as in crisis. The decline of print journalism, a series of lay-offs of prominent critics, and the rise of "amateur" reviewing online spurred a conversation about the decline, even death, of film criticism. This discourse flourished…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Four Theories of the Press: 60 Years and Counting book cover

    Four Theories of the Press

    60 Years and Counting, 1st Edition

    By Maira T. Vaca-Baqueiro

    The links between distinctive political regimes and media systems are undeniable. As Siebert, Peterson and Schramm wrote (1956: 1) 60 years ago: ‘the press always takes on the form and coloration of the social and political structures within which it operates’. Nevertheless, today’s world and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Digitisation: Theories and Concepts for Empirical Cultural Research book cover

    Digitisation

    Theories and Concepts for Empirical Cultural Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gertraud Koch

    In recent years, digital technologies have become pervasive in academic and everyday life. This comprehensive volume covers a wide range of concepts for studying the new cultural dynamics that are evident as a result of digitisation. It considers how the cultural changes triggered by digitisation…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • A History of American Consumption: Threads of Meaning, Gender, and Resistance book cover

    A History of American Consumption

    Threads of Meaning, Gender, and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Terrence Witkowski

    The United States has been near the forefront of global consumption trends since the 1700s, and for the past century and more, Americans have been the world’s foremost consuming people. Informed and inspired by the literature from consumer culture theory, as well as drawing from numerous studies in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • George Newnes and the New Journalism in Britain, 1880�1910: Culture and Profit book cover

    George Newnes and the New Journalism in Britain, 1880�1910

    Culture and Profit, 1st Edition

    By Kate Jackson

    This is a study of the noted newspaper proprietor, publisher and editor, George Newnes and his involvement in the so-called New Journalism in Britain from 1880 to 1910. The author examines seven of Newnes’s most successful periodicals - Tit-Bits (1881), The Strand Magazine (1891), The Million (1892…

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    Routledge

  • Commodity Culture in Dickens's Household Words: The Social Life of Goods book cover

    Commodity Culture in Dickens's Household Words

    The Social Life of Goods, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Waters

    In 1850, Charles Dickens founded Household Words, a weekly miscellany intended to instruct and entertain an ever-widening middle-class readership. Published in the decade following the Great Exhibition of 1851, the journal appeared at a key moment in the emergence of commodity culture in Victorian…

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    Routledge

  • First-Person Anonymous: Women Writers and Victorian Print Media, 1830�1870 book cover

    First-Person Anonymous

    Women Writers and Victorian Print Media, 1830�1870, 1st Edition

    By Alexis Easley

    First-Person Anonymous revises previous histories of Victorian women's writing by examining the importance of both anonymous periodical journalism and signed book authorship in women’s literary careers. Alexis Easley demonstrates how women writers capitalized on the publishing conventions…

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    Routledge

  • Islam and Postcolonial Discourse: Purity and Hybridity book cover

    Islam and Postcolonial Discourse

    Purity and Hybridity, 1st Edition

    By Esra Mirze Santesso, James McClung

    Largely, though not exclusively, as a legacy of the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center, Islamic faith has become synonymous in many corners of the media and academia with violence, which many believe to be its primary mode of expression. The absence of a sophisticated recognition of the wide…

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  • An Introduction to Ford Madox Ford book cover

    An Introduction to Ford Madox Ford

    1st Edition

    By Ashley Chantler, Rob Hawkes

    For students and readers new to the work of Ford Madox Ford, this volume provides a comprehensive introduction to one of the most complex, important and fascinating authors. Bringing together leading Ford scholars, the volume places Ford's work in the context of significant literary, artistic and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Contemporary British Television Crime Drama: Cops on the Box book cover

    Contemporary British Television Crime Drama

    Cops on the Box, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth McElroy

    Contemporary British Television Crime Drama examines one of the medium’s most popular genres and places it within its historical and industrial context. The television crime drama has proved itself capable of numerous generic reinventions and continues to enjoy some of the highest viewing figures.…

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    Routledge

  • George Augustus Sala and the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: The Personal Style of a Public Writer book cover

    George Augustus Sala and the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press

    The Personal Style of a Public Writer, 1st Edition

    By Peter Blake

    In his study of the journalist George Augustus Sala, Peter Blake discusses the way Sala’s personal style, along with his innovations in form, influenced the New Journalism at the end of the nineteenth century. Blake places Sala at the centre of nineteenth-century newspapers and periodicals and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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