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Rhetorics of BelongingNation, Narration, and Israel/Palestine

Rhetorics of Belonging: Nation, Narration, and Israel/Palestine

Anna Bernard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319433
eISBN:
9781781381045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319433.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The crisis in Israel/Palestine has long been the world’s most visible military conflict. Yet the region’s cultural and intellectual life remains all but unknown to most foreign observers, which means ... More

Slaves to SweetnessBritish and Caribbean Literatures of Sugar

Slaves to Sweetness: British and Caribbean Literatures of Sugar

Carl Plasa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311840
eISBN:
9781846315701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315701
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Apparently innocuous, sugar is a substance that brings with it a profound disquiet, not least because of its direct links with the histories of slavery in the New World. These links have long been a ... More

Surveying the American TropicsA Literary Geography from New York to Rio

Surveying the American Tropics: A Literary Geography from New York to Rio

Maria Cristina Fumagalli, Peter Hulme, Owen Robinson, and Lesley Wylie (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318900
eISBN:
9781846319983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318900.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book belongs to a series called American Tropics: Towards a Literary Geography. Not a tightly defined geographical designation, American Tropics refers to a kind of extended Caribbean, including ... More

What is Québécois Literature?Reflections on the Literary History of Francophone Writing in Canada

What is Québécois Literature?: Reflections on the Literary History of Francophone Writing in Canada

Rosemary Chapman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319730
eISBN:
9781781381090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319730.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book reflects on the construction, function and operation of literary history in the shift from a colonial to a postcolonial period, taking the example of francophone writing in Canada. The ... More

Writing on the Fault LineHaitian Literature and the Earthquake of 2010

Writing on the Fault Line: Haitian Literature and the Earthquake of 2010

Martin Munro

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381465
eISBN:
9781781382233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381465.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

What are the effects of a catastrophic earthquake on a society, its culture and politics? Which of these effects are temporary, and which endure? Are the various effects immediately discernible, or ... More

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