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Cuba's Wild EastA Literary Geography of Oriente

Cuba's Wild East: A Literary Geography of Oriente

Peter Hulme

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317484
eISBN:
9781846317170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317170
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book recounts a literary history of modern Cuba that has four distinctive and interrelated characteristics. Oriented to the east of the island, it looks aslant at a Cuban national literature ... More

Dangerous Creole Liaisons

Dangerous Creole Liaisons

Jacqueline Couti

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383018
eISBN:
9781781384046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383018.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Dangerous Creole Liaisons explores a French Caribbean context to broaden discussions of sexuality, nation building, and colonialism in the Americas. In so doing, this book offers a glimpse of the ... More

Decolonising the IntellectualPolitics, Culture, and Humanism at the End of the French Empire

Decolonising the Intellectual: Politics, Culture, and Humanism at the End of the French Empire

Jane Hiddleston

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380321
eISBN:
9781781381533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380321.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book analyses the work of six francophone intellectuals writing in the lead-up to the decolonisation of many of France's colonies in the 1950s and 60s. While figures such as Senghor, Césaire, ... More

Deconstruction and the PostcolonialAt the Limits of Theory

Deconstruction and the Postcolonial: At the Limits of Theory

Michael Syrotinski

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310560
eISBN:
9781846312922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312922
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

As postcolonial studies shift to a more comparative approach, one of the most intriguing developments has been within the Francophone world. A number of genealogical lines of influence are now being ... More

Demand My WritingJoanna Russ, Feminism, Science Fiction

Demand My Writing: Joanna Russ, Feminism, Science Fiction

Jeanne Cortiel

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853236146
eISBN:
9781781380512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236146.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This major study of the work of Joanna Russ provides an introduction to the major feminist issues relevant to her work and assesses its development. The book looks at the function of woman-based ... More

Distant Voices Still HeardContemporary Readings of French Renaissance Literature

Distant Voices Still Heard: Contemporary Readings of French Renaissance Literature

John O'Brien and Malcolm Quainton

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237853
eISBN:
9781846312977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312977
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book aims to introduce readings of French Renaissance literature, drawing on the perspectives of contemporary literary theories. The volume is organised by paired readings of five major ... More

A Dreamer and a VisionaryH P Lovecraft in His Time

A Dreamer and a Visionary: H P Lovecraft in His Time

S. T. Joshi

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239468
eISBN:
9781846312991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312991
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

H. P. Lovecraft has come to be recognised as the leading author of supernatural fiction in the twentieth century. But how did a man who died in poverty, with no book of his stories published in his ... More

Edward Dowden: A Critical Edition of the Complete Poetry

Edward Dowden: A Critical Edition of the Complete Poetry

Wayne Chapman (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780989082686
eISBN:
9781781382318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082686.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This edition makes available the complete poetic works of Irish poet Edward Dowden, whose writings were influential at the turn of the twentieth century. With the addition of “Miscellaneous Poems of ... More

Empire on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Empire on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Mary Gossy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311826
eISBN:
9781846315268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315268
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers instruction to readers who want to know and feel their ways through and beyond disciplinary conventions towards new and clearer understandings of how empires and texts shiver and ... More

Essaying Montaigne:A Study of the Renaissance Institution of Writing and Reading

Essaying Montaigne:: A Study of the Renaissance Institution of Writing and Reading

John O'Neill

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239963
eISBN:
9781846313059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313059
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The author reads Michel de Montaigne's Essays from their central principle of friendship as a communicative and pedagogical practice operative in society, literature, and politics. The friendship ... More

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