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V. Y. MudimbeUndisciplined Africanism

V. Y. Mudimbe: Undisciplined Africanism

Pierre-Philippe Fraiture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318948
eISBN:
9781781381083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318948.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book is the first English-language monograph dedicated to the work of Valentin Yves Mudimbe (1941-). This study charts the intellectual history of the seminal Congolese philosopher, ... More

The Vaccination ControversyThe Rise, Reign and Fall of Compulsory Vaccination for Smallpox

The Vaccination Controversy: The Rise, Reign and Fall of Compulsory Vaccination for Smallpox

Stanley Williamson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310867
eISBN:
9781846314216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314216
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Smallpox was for several centuries one of the most deadly, most contagious, and most feared of diseases. This book charts the history of one of the most controversial techniques in medical history. ... More

Varieties of World-MakingBeyond Globalization

Varieties of World-Making: Beyond Globalization

Nathalie Karagiannis and Peter Wagner (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310195
eISBN:
9781781380857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846310201
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Globalization has been the topic of heated debate in recent years, with one side asserting that it will produce a better standard of living for people around the world, and a fierce opposition ... More

A Very Different StoryStudies on the Fiction of Charlotte Perkins Gilman

A Very Different Story: Studies on the Fiction of Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Val Gough and Jill Rudd (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853235910
eISBN:
9781781380420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235910.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Almost all of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's work asserts optimistically the possibility for utopian change, yet ironically she is probably most widely celebrated for her darkly tragic story The Yellow ... More

Vietnam and BeyondTim O'Brien and the Power of Storytelling

Vietnam and Beyond: Tim O'Brien and the Power of Storytelling

Stefania Ciocia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318207
eISBN:
9781846317767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317767
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book is a study of Tim O'Brien, one of the most thought-provoking writers of the Vietnam War generation. It breaks away from previous readings of O'Brien's development as a trauma artist and an ... More

Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Julie Vandivere and Megan Hicks (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries seeks to contextualize Virginia Woolf’s writing alongside the work of other women writers during the first decades of the twentieth-century.  This volume ... More

Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Helen Wussow and Mary Ann Gillies (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082679
eISBN:
9781781382196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book presents chapters which present discussions delivered at the 23rd Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, hosted by Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia. The ... More

Virginia Woolf and the Natural World

Virginia Woolf and the Natural World

Kristin Czarnecki and Carrie Rohman (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533900
eISBN:
9781781382202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533900.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book is a compilation of thirty-one chapters which contain discussions presented at the twentieth annual international conference on Virginia Woolf. This volume explores Woolf's complex ... More

Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Pamela L. Caughie and Diana L. Swanson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780990895800
eISBN:
9781781382400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf Writing the World addresses such themes as the creation of worlds through literary writing, Woolf’s reception as a world writer, world wars, and natural worlds in Woolf’s writings. The ... More

Visions And Re-Visions(Re)constructing Science Fiction

Visions And Re-Visions: (Re)constructing Science Fiction

Robert M. Philmus

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853238997
eISBN:
9781781380864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238997.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers a literary analysis of science fiction writing. It critically examines the works of some of the most prominent writers to have written in the genre — including Evgeny Zamiatin, Karel ... More

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