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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

The Winter of DiscontentMyth, Memory, and History

The Winter of Discontent: Myth, Memory, and History

Tara Martin López

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380291
eISBN:
9781781381588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380291.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the midst of the freezing winter of 1978-79, more than 2,000 strikes, infamously coined the “Winter of Discontent,” erupted across Britain as workers rejected the then Labour Government’s ... More

Witchcraft in Early Modern ScotlandJames' VI's Demonology and the North Berwick Witches

Witchcraft in Early Modern Scotland: James' VI's Demonology and the North Berwick Witches

Lawrence Normand and Gareth Roberts

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859896801
eISBN:
9781781380871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859896801.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides an introduction to the key concepts of witchcraft and demonology through a detailed study of one of the best-known and most notorious episodes of Scottish history — the North ... More

Wolfe ToneSecond Edition

Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

Marianne Elliott

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Theobald Wolfe Tone (1763–98) was the founder of Irish Republican nationalism. As such his political ideas and the circumstances of his life and early death have become powerful political weapons in ... More

Women's Experimental Poetry in Britain 1970-2010Body, Time and Locale

Women's Experimental Poetry in Britain 1970-2010: Body, Time and Locale

David Kennedy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319778
eISBN:
9781781381106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319778.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book presents the history and current state of women’s experimental poetry in Britain — a critically neglected, significant body of contemporary writing — and places it within the wider social ... More

Woolf and the City

Woolf and the City

Elizabeth F. Evans and Sarah E. Cornish (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780984259830
eISBN:
9781781382226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780984259830.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book contains chapters selected from the nearly 200 papers delivered at the nineteenth annual international conference on Virginia Woolf. The volume includes an introduction, the conference ... More

Words and Music

Words and Music

J. G. Williamson (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236191
eISBN:
9781846314445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314445
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Recent studies of the role of words in music have tended to privilege the literary elements of musical texts, leaving theoretical, analytical and musicological concerns almost an afterthought. This ... More

The World that is the Book Paul Auster's Fiction

The World that is the Book Paul Auster's Fiction

Aliki Varvogli

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236870
eISBN:
9781846314469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314469
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The book offers an analysis of Paul Auster's fiction. It explores the rich literary and cultural sources that Auster taps into in order to create compelling stories that investigate the nature of ... More

Writing Galicia into the WorldNew Cartographies, New Poetics

Writing Galicia into the World: New Cartographies, New Poetics

Kirsty Hooper

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316678
eISBN:
9781846316807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316807
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book explores a part of Europe's cultural and social landscape that has until now remained largely unmapped: the body of creative work emerging since the 1970s from contact between the small ... 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

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