The Musical: A Research and Information Guide (Routledge by William Everett

By William Everett

The musical, no matter if on level or monitor, is surely probably the most recognizable musical genres, but the most puzzling. What are its defining gains? How does it negotiate a number of socio-cultural-economic areas? Is it a favored culture? Is it a business? Is it a worldly cultural product and signifier?

This examine consultant comprises greater than 1,400 annotated entries concerning the style because it seems on degree and monitor. It comprises reference works, monographs, articles, anthologies, and internet sites relating to the musical. Separate sections are dedicated to sub-genres (such as operetta and megamusical), non-English language musical genres within the united states, traditions outdoors the united states, person exhibits, creators, performers, and function. the second one variation displays the remarkable raise in musical theater scholarship in view that 2000. as well as revealed fabrics, it contains multimedia and digital assets.

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The Story So Far: What We Know About the Business of Digital by Bill Grueskin,Ava Seave,Lucas Graves

By Bill Grueskin,Ava Seave,Lucas Graves

Can electronic journalism be ecocnomic? what is being profitable, what isn't really, and why? Columbia college college participants invoice Grueskin, educational dean of the Journalism university, and Ava Seave, critical at Quantum Media and adjunct professor on the company institution, addresses those questions on the monetary kingdom of electronic journalism. The tale So Far deals the main complete research thus far of the enterprise demanding situations that giant and small, previous and new for-profit information corporations face with their electronic ventures.

Grueskin, Seave, and Lucas Graves spent a number of months reporting on-site at information organizations—some that have been based over a century in the past and others created long ago 12 months or . in line with that physique of information, they research how information firms allocate assets, discover what styles are rising in profit streams, and draw conclusions approximately how businesses may possibly generate profit extra effectively.

The ebook is split into 9 chapters overlaying every thing from ads types at a various array of stories companies, to replacement systems, new profit streams and viewers engagement.

The authors argue that information firms needs to do extra to embody the original attributes of the web instead of attempting to adapt internet choices to legacy company types. The authors recommend that information organisations and their audiences "regard electronic structures as being in a relentless country of transformation, one who calls for a swifter and extra constant velocity of innovation and investment."

Among their recommendations:

Digital systems will not be easily repurpose current information content material. they need to function specified, high-value content material designed particularly for electronic media.

Media businesses should still redefine the connection among viewers and advertisements. newshounds needs to larger comprehend their latest and power audiences, and try to make sure deeper loyalties.

Media businesses should reconsider their relationships with advertisers and achieve a fuller appreciation for a way advertisers now achieve their buyers through social media, new-media advertisements and seek engine optimization.

News and advertising businesses should still flow past the impression-based pricing structures that dominate web advertising, and forge new types that combine electronic advertisements and social-media outreach.

Media businesses needs to fix content material price to electronic ads and flow past the decade-old relics that express little info or attract consumers.

News agencies needs to stability vigilance approximately robbery of content material with the conclusion that almost all aggregators function in the bounds of copyright legislations. they need to settle for the truth that this generates price for readers, and increase considerate techniques to realizing what themes top lend themselves to aggregation.

Integration of a legacy division—news content material or advert sales—with new media isn't for everybody. higher companies should still examine growing separate electronic staffs, really at the company side.

Any information web site that adopts a pay scheme now must have very constrained expectancies for its success—at least on the internet. Requiring electronic readers to pay will help to sluggish stream losses, yet that's infrequently a long term answer. A pay plan merged with an bold technique to increase clients’ event on cellular systems has a higher probability to succeed.

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Sources of Information on Atomic Energy: International by L. J. Anthony,G. Chandler

By L. J. Anthony,G. Chandler

resources of knowledge on Atomic power is a advisor to on hand literature on atomic strength and to the agencies which originate atomic strength info. The booklet opens with a bankruptcy that describes, in relatively easy phrases, some of the features of atomic power and to teach how they're concerning one another and to different applied sciences. this is often by way of separate chapters that describe the advance, association, and actions of the key nationwide atomic strength initiatives and different nationwide enterprises interested by atomic strength. those comprise uk and people Commonwealth international locations that have well-developed atomic strength courses; the most assets of data within the usa; and atomic strength association within the Soviet Union and a few of the smaller international locations within the Soviet Bloc. additionally mentioned are overseas atomic strength companies and released literature of atomic strength.
Although it's was hoping that everybody looking details within the nuclear strength box will locate this advisor necessary, it's been written essentially with the desires of librarians and knowledge officials in brain considering they can be the 1st humans to be approached while details is needed.

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Publishing and the Academic World: Passion, purpose and by Ciaran Sugrue,Sefika Mertkan

By Ciaran Sugrue,Sefika Mertkan

Within the Academy, itself a altering and more and more entrepreneurial entity, publishing isn't any longer an alternative; it's the common foreign money that secures a place, tenure and advertising; it's key to educational lifestyles. delivering a breathtaking photo of the altering publishing weather, Academic existence and the Publishing panorama will empower students via allowing them to navigate this altering terrain extra effectively.

This ebook presents tips from a variety of members who use their very own extensive services in writing and book to record the demanding situations confronted through students at diverse profession levels and in several destinations. It covers quite a lot of debates on publishing, spilt into the next 3 sections:

  • Mapping the e-book Landscape,
  • Writing for Publication—Learning from profitable Voices,
  • Further demanding situations and Possibilities.

With subject matters starting from the method of getting ready manuscripts for book, together with chapters on calculating magazine ratings and figuring out the Peer evaluate strategy, via to chapters on talking to overseas audiences and writing for elite overseas journals, this ebook bargains a different point of view on how the altering nature of publishing works.

This can be an invaluable consultant for students around the globe seeking to increase their booklet functionality, and people wondering what has to be performed with the intention to comprehend, navigate and to (re-)position one’s self and establishment during this more and more major and speedily changing terrain.

Ciaran Sugrue

is Professor of schooling, collage collage Dublin, eire and has been Head of college from 2011-14.

Sefika Mertkan

is an Assistant Professor of academic management and administration at japanese Mediterranean University.


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Modern Paradigms: Authors, Texts, Harlequins by Ilie Gyurcsik

By Ilie Gyurcsik

The e-book addresses scholars and professors drawn to comparative literature and the advanced challenging of modernity/postmodernity, hermeneutics, literary, and cultural conception in the previous few many years of the twentieth century. the writer explores the works of Dostoyevsky, Thomas Mann, M. Proust, W. Faulkner, and Emil Cioran. it's a welcome chance for the scholarly viewers to familiarize themselves with modern Romanian literature and literary conception.

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Post-Apocalypse Writers' Phrase Book: Essential Reference by Jackson Dean Chase

By Jackson Dean Chase

ARE you prepared to jot down the tip OF THE WORLD?

Bestselling writer Jackson Dean Chase stocks the key weapon each author needs:

The Post-Apocalypse Writers' word Book is the ideal device to motivate creativity for writing Apocalyptic, Post-Apocalyptic, Dystopian, Prepper, or Zombie fiction.

Arranged for fast, effortless reference, you get over 4,000 radioactive how you can describe the top of the world, together with: Alien Invasions, man made Intelligence, Cosmic occasions, average mess ups, Nanotechnology, Nuclear struggle, Plague, Robots, and extra! Plus, every little thing you want to describe Survivors, Mutants, Cyborgs, and Societies from Anarchy to Utopias. and there is lots of guns, autos, Bunkers, Bomb Shelters, Looting, Scavenging, Radiation, useless our bodies, darkish feelings, and Gore... the checklist is going on!

    Before utilizing this book: "He shot him within the head."

    After utilizing this book: "Flesh and brains erupted in a liquid halo."

    Or, take this dull sentence: "The nuke struck the city and exploded."

    And flip it into: "The mushroom cloud turned a flower on mankind's grave."

There are lots of violent and eerie descriptions, however the booklet covers even more, together with very important survival and emergency preparedness tips like:

  • "Instead of packing additional outfits, he wore them in layers."

  • "Their computer virus out nutrition consisted of dad brownies, tuna, and ramen."

The Post-Apocalypse Writers' word Book is definitely the right software to nuke even the main obdurate case of writer's block.

When you purchase this booklet, you are not simply getting a reference consultant, you are unlocking a proven, affordable solution to save time and generate extra ideas than the other sci-fi/action/horror advisor at the market.

Try it now. unharness the ability and judge for yourself!

(* observe: This ebook stocks big overlap with the Horror Writers' word Book additionally by way of this writer. every one is a stand-alone product, and also you would not have to shop for either except you're writing cross-genre tales with content material simply the opposite e-book presents. There are nearly 60 pages of recent fabric brought within the Post-Apocalypse Writers' word Book, and a few sections from the Horror publication were minimize or lowered in length.)

Here's what readers need to say:

  • "Jackson Dean Chase has prepare sufficient words to show gasp-worthy terror, horror, and steer a story in any direction..."
    --Tome Tender
  • "An amazing publication! A handy guide for any apocalyptic author."
    --Kindle reviewer
  • "There is a terrific variety of issues within the ebook for words bearing on every thing from animals to robots to zombies.."
    --Kindle reviewer
  • "...A useful software for any writer to have of their box of tricks. it is also a enjoyable read and the way to kick begin your inventive juices."
    --Kindle reviewer

How Do i take advantage of This Book?

This booklet isn't really designed to exchange your creativity, it truly is meant to enhance it:

  • Use the descriptions as writing prompts.
  • Use the descriptions "as is" otherwise you can mix-and-match to create new ones.
  • Reading the booklet might actually help beat writers' block.

This is a booklet of ideas and inspiration for authors at each point, together with fan fiction.

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Kate Chopin: An Annotated Bibliography of Critical Works by David J. Caudle,Suzanne Disheroon-Green

By David J. Caudle,Suzanne Disheroon-Green

Kate Chopin has emerged as the most major American writers of the 19th century. although her works more often than not mirror the language and customs of the Louisiana of her stories, additionally they make common reviews approximately ladies, males, and human relationships. most sensible referred to as the writer of The Awakening (1899), she additionally wrote approximately 100 brief tales, essays, poems, reports, and a play. whereas the modern reaction to her works used to be occasionally detrimental, a lot contemporary serious debate issues her lasting position within the American literary canon, with a few students putting The Awakening at the comparable point as Melville's Moby-Dick.

The final thirty years have witnessed heightened curiosity in Chopin's works. This bibliography presents a entire survey of serious paintings on Chopin released among 1976 and 1998, with a few insurance of 1999. integrated are annotated entries for books, articles, dissertations, biographical stories, and bibliographical works. broad indexes provide quick access to the entries. furthermore, the quantity contains a biographical cartoon, a evaluate of tendencies in Chopin scholarship, and a textual history.

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The Stationers' Company and the Printers of London, by Peter W. M. Blayney

By Peter W. M. Blayney

This significant, revisionist reference paintings explains for the 1st time how the Stationers' corporation received either a constitution and a national monopoly of printing. within the so much precise and accomplished research of the London booklet alternate in any interval, Peter Blayney systematically files the tale from 1501, while printing first proven everlasting roots contained in the urban limitations, until eventually the Stationers' corporation was once integrated by means of royal constitution in 1557. Having exhaustively re-examined unique assets and scoured various data unexplored via others within the box, Blayney noticeably revises permitted ideals approximately such concerns because the scale of local creation as opposed to importation, privileges and patents, and the legislation of printing via the Church, Crown and town. His continual specialise in members – so much significantly the households, opponents and successors of Richard Pynson, John Rastell and Robert Redman – retains this learn firmly grounded within the brilliant lives and careers of early Tudor Londoners.

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