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Narratology: Introduction to the Theory of Narrative, Fourth Edition
Narratology: Introduction to the Theory of Narrative, Fourth Edition
By Mieke Bal

Providing insights into how readers interpret narrative texts, Narratology: Introduction to the Theory on Narrative, Fourth Edition, is a guide for students and scholars seeking to analyze narratives of any language, period, and region with clear, systematic, and reliable concepts.

Published Aug 2017
Europe Un-Imagined: Nation and Culture at a French-German Television Channel
Europe Un-Imagined: Nation and Culture at a French-German Television Channel
By Damien Stankiewicz

Damien Stankiewicz’s ground-breaking ethnographic study of the various contexts of media production work at ARTE (the newsroom, the editing studio, the screening room), reveals how ideas about French, German, and European culture coalesce and circulate at the channel.

Published Aug 2017
Confessional Cinema: Religion, Film, and Modernity in Spains Development Years, 19601975
Confessional Cinema: Religion, Film, and Modernity in Spain’s Development Years, 1960–1975
By Jorge Pérez

In Confessional Cinema, Jorge Pérez analyzes how cinema engaged the shifting role of religion during the last fifteen years of Francisco Franco’s dictatorship.

Published Jun 2017
The Gutenberg Galaxy
The Gutenberg Galaxy
By Marshall McLuhan

A must-read for those who inhabit today’s global village, The Gutenberg Galaxy is an indispensable road map for our evolving communication landscape.

Published May 2017
Classroom Action: Human Rights, Critical Activism, and Community-Based Education
Classroom Action: Human Rights, Critical Activism, and Community-Based Education
Edited by Ajay Heble

Building on the concept of a “teaching community,” Heble and his contributors explore what it might mean for teachers and students to reach outside the walls of the classroom and attempt to establish meaningful connections between the ideas and theories they have learned and the broader community beyond campus.

Published May 2017
The Unmaking of Home in Contemporary Art
The Unmaking of Home in Contemporary Art
By Claudette Lauzon

Building on the scholarship of key art historians and theorists such as Judith Butler and Mieke Bal, Claudette Lauzon embarks upon a transnational analysis of contemporary artists who challenge the assumption that ‘home’ is a stable site of belonging.

Published May 2017
The Art of Subtraction: Digital Adaptation and the Object Image
The Art of Subtraction: Digital Adaptation and the Object Image
By Bruno Lessard

The Art of Subtraction is the first full-length study on the CD-ROM as a creative platform.

Published May 2017
Newspaper City: Toronto's Street Surfaces and the Liberal Press, 1860-1935
Newspaper City: Toronto's Street Surfaces and the Liberal Press, 1860-1935
By Phillip Gordon Mackintosh

In Newspaper City, Phillip Gordon Mackintosh scrutinizes the reluctance of early Torontonians to pave their streets. Consequently, Mackintosh’s study reveals the contradictory nature of newspapers and the historiographical complexities of newspaper research.

Published Apr 2017
Cultures of Communication: Theologies of Media in Early Modern Europe and Beyond
Cultures of Communication: Theologies of Media in Early Modern Europe and Beyond
Edited by Helmut Puff, Ulrike Strasser, and Christopher Wild

Looking beyond the emergence of print, this collection of ground-breaking essays highlights the pivotal role of theology in the formation of the early modern cultures of communication.

Published Apr 2017
The Unfulfilled Promise of Press Freedom in Canada
The Unfulfilled Promise of Press Freedom in Canada
Edited by Lisa Taylor and Cara-Marie O’Hagan

The Unfulfilled Promise of Press Freedom in Canada offers a vast array of viewpoints that critically analyze the application and interpretation of press freedom under the Charter of Rights.

Published Mar 2017