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Byron and the Forms of Thought

Byron and the Forms of Thought

Anthony Howe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319716
eISBN:
9781781380918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319716.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Byron and the Forms of Thought is a major new study of Byron as a poet and thinker. While informed by recent work on Byron’s philosophical contexts, the book questions attempts to describe Byron as a ... More

Byron in GenevaThat Summer of 1816

Byron in Geneva: That Summer of 1816

David Ellis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316432
eISBN:
9781846317163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317163
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In 1816, following the scandalous collapse of his marriage, Lord Byron left England forever. His first destination was the villa Diodati by Lake Geneva where he stayed together with Percy Bysshe ... More

Byron's GhostsThe Spectral, the Spiritual and the Supernatural

Byron's Ghosts: The Spectral, the Spiritual and the Supernatural

Gavin Hopps (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319709
eISBN:
9781781380925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319709.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Byron is rarely thought of as a spiritual writer. However, as this book shows, this is the result of an impoverished notion of the ‘spiritual’ and a reflection of biased priorities in Romantic ... 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

Caribbean CritiqueAntillean Critical Theory from Toussaint to Glissant

Caribbean Critique: Antillean Critical Theory from Toussaint to Glissant

Nick Nesbitt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318665
eISBN:
9781846317934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318665.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Caribbean Critique seeks to define and analyze the distinctive contribution of francophone Caribbean thinkers to perimetric Critical Theory. The book argues that their singular project has been to ... More

Catholic Sensationalism and Victorian Literature

Catholic Sensationalism and Victorian Literature

Maureen Moran

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310706
eISBN:
9781846312762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312762
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book examines Victorian sensationalism through the exploration of popular literary representations of Roman Catholicism, that exotic, corrupt religious Other which is inscribed as the implacable ... More

Centre and Periphery in Modern British Poetry

Centre and Periphery in Modern British Poetry

Andrew Duncan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237440
eISBN:
9781846312793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312793
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The book raises the provocative question of just how accurate — and useful — the concept of a British literary culture is for a nation that stretches over 600 miles and includes four distinct ... More

Childhood, Autobiography and the Francophone Caribbean

Childhood, Autobiography and the Francophone Caribbean

Louise Hardwick

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318412
eISBN:
9781781380475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318412.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book examines a major modern turn in Francophone Caribbean literature towards the récit d'enfance, or childhood memoir, and asks why this occurred post-1990, connecting texts to recent changes ... More

Ciaran CarsonSpace, Place, Writing

Ciaran Carson: Space, Place, Writing

Neal Alexander

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314780
eISBN:
9781846316203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316203
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Ciaran Carson is one of the most challenging and inventive of contemporary Irish writers, exhibiting verbal brilliance, formal complexity and intellectual daring across a remarkably varied body of ... More

Cinematic FictionsThe Impact of the Cinema on the American Novel up to World War II

Cinematic Fictions: The Impact of the Cinema on the American Novel up to World War II

David Seed

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312120
eISBN:
9781846315190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315190
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book examines American cinematic classics and also looks at some lesser-known figures such as Karl Van Vechten and Tom Kromer. The phrase cinematic fiction has now been generally accepted into ... More

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