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Annie ErnauxThe Return to Origins

Annie Ernaux: The Return to Origins

Siobhan McIlvanney

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235378
eISBN:
9781846312571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312571
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This critical study focusing exclusively on Annie Ernaux's writing trajectory provides an analysis of her individual texts. Following a broadly feminist hermeneutic, it engages in a series of close ... More

Calixthe BeyalaPerformances of Migration

Calixthe Beyala: Performances of Migration

Nicki Hitchcott

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310287
eISBN:
9781846312724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312724
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The most successful female writer from Francophone Africa, Calixthe Beyala occupies an unusual place in French literary and popular culture. Her novels are bestsellers and she appears regularly on ... More

Claude SimonA Retrospective

Claude Simon: A Retrospective

Jean H. Duffy and Alastair Duncan (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780853238577
eISBN:
9781781380499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238577.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book celebrates the work of the French Nobel prize-winning novelist Claude Simon. Scholars from France, Germany, the United States and the United Kingdom reconsider the fifty years of Simon's ... More

Consumer ChroniclesCultures of Consumption in Modern French Literature

Consumer Chronicles: Cultures of Consumption in Modern French Literature

David H. Walker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314872
eISBN:
9781846317156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317156
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

At a time when the world is contemplating the depletion of non-renewable natural resources, the consumer society is increasingly being called into question. This is nowhere more acutely evident than ... More

Europeanising Spaces in Paris c. 1947-1962

Europeanising Spaces in Paris c. 1947-1962

Hugh McDonnell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383025
eISBN:
9781781384060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383025.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In the wake of the Second World War, ideas of Europe abounded. What did Europe mean as a concept, and what did it mean to be European? Europeanising Spaces in Paris, c. 1947-1962 makes the case that ... More

Hervé Guibert: Voices of the Self

Hervé Guibert: Voices of the Self

Jean Pierre Boulé

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238614
eISBN:
9781846313271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313271
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This is the first full-length study to cover the complete texts of Hervé Guibert (1955–1991), offering a thorough documentation of his literary output. The book is guided by Guibert's relation to the ... More

HIV StoriesThe Archaeology of AIDS Writing in France, 1985-1988

HIV Stories: The Archaeology of AIDS Writing in France, 1985-1988

Jean Pierre Boulé

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235682
eISBN:
9781846313288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313288
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book draws attention to the existence in France of an AIDS literature from 1985 to 1988 before AIDS writing became either a widely recognized genre or a culturally influential form of writing. ... More

Irish Science Fiction

Irish Science Fiction

Jack Fennell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381199
eISBN:
9781781384879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381199.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book revisits a critical paradigm that has often been overlooked or dismissed by science fiction scholars - namely, that science fiction can be understood in terms of myth. For the purposes of ... More

Juan Goytisolo and the Poetics of ContagionThe Evolution of a Radical Aesthetic in the Later Novels

Juan Goytisolo and the Poetics of Contagion: The Evolution of a Radical Aesthetic in the Later Novels

Stanley Black

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238362
eISBN:
9781846313387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313387
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Juan Goytisolo is arguably Spain's foremost contemporary novelist. This book is one of the few major studies in English to examine all of his mature works, from ‘Senas de identidad’ in 1966 to ‘Las ... More

LemographyStanislaw Lem in the Eyes of the World

Lemography: Stanislaw Lem in the Eyes of the World

Peter Swirski and Waclaw M. Osadnik (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381205
eISBN:
9781781382141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381205.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Lemography is a unique collection of critical essays on Stanislaw Lem, writer and philosopher hailed on more than one occasion as a literary Einstein. Its aim is to introduce aspects of his work ... More

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