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London Irish FictionsNarrative, Diaspora and Identity

London Irish Fictions: Narrative, Diaspora and Identity

Tony Murray

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318313
eISBN:
9781846317897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317897
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book is about the literature of the Irish in London. By examining over 30 novels, short stories, and autobiographies set in London since the Second World War, it investigates the complex ... More

Race and Antiracism in Black British and British Asian Literature

Race and Antiracism in Black British and British Asian Literature

Dave Gunning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314827
eISBN:
9781846316258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316258
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book offers an extended exploration of the cultural impact of the politics of race and antiracism in Britain by focusing on a selection of recent novels by black British and British Asian ... More

SingularitiesTechnoculture, Transhumanism, and Science Fiction in the 21st Century

Singularities: Technoculture, Transhumanism, and Science Fiction in the 21st Century

Joshua Raulerson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319723
eISBN:
9781781381052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319723.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In a time of protracted economic crisis, failing political systems, and impending environmental collapse, one strand in our collective cultural myth of Progress – the technological – remains ... More

Surrealism, Science Fiction and Comics

Surrealism, Science Fiction and Comics

Gavin Parkinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381434
eISBN:
9781781382387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381434.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

As well as examining the points of contact and the differences and antagonisms that lie between Surrealism and SF, this collection is concerned with the related literature of comics, which were ... More

The Voice of the HeartThe Working of Mervyn Peake's Imagination

The Voice of the Heart: The Working of Mervyn Peake's Imagination

G. Peter Winnington

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310225
eISBN:
9781846314391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314391
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The works of Mervyn Peake have fascinated readers for sixty years. His Gormenghast sequence of novels stands as one of the great imaginative accomplishments of twentieth-century literature. This book ... More

Writing LiverpoolEssays and Interviews

Writing Liverpool: Essays and Interviews

Deryn Rees-Jones and Michael Murphy (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310737
eISBN:
9781846314476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314476
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Featuring interviews and essays from the likes of Alan Bleasdale, Terence Davies, Linda Grant, Roger McGough, Willy Russell, Levi Tafari, and Paul Du Noyer, the book asks if there is a distinctive ... More

Writing Modern Ireland

Writing Modern Ireland

Catherine E Paul (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780989082693
eISBN:
9781781382417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082693.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Bringing together leading scholars of modern and contemporary literature, this book considers the ways in which modernization has shaped Irish identity over the course of the past century. It ... More

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