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Claude SimonA Retrospective

Claude Simon: A Retrospective

Jean H. Duffy and Alastair Duncan (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780853238577
eISBN:
9781781380499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238577.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book celebrates the work of the French Nobel prize-winning novelist Claude Simon. Scholars from France, Germany, the United States and the United Kingdom reconsider the fifty years of Simon's ... More

Clubbing TogetherEthnicity, Civility and Formal Sociability in the Scottish Diaspora to 1930

Clubbing Together: Ethnicity, Civility and Formal Sociability in the Scottish Diaspora to 1930

Tanja Bueltmann

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381359
eISBN:
9781781384831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781384831.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Scottish emigrants carried a rich associational culture with them to the new worlds in which they settled, often ‘clubbing together’ along lines of ethnicity shortly after first foot fall. Yet while ... More

Colombia's Forgotten FrontierA Literary Geography of the Putumayo

Colombia's Forgotten Frontier: A Literary Geography of the Putumayo

Lesley Wylie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319747
eISBN:
9781781380932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319747.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Coming to prominence during the tropical booms of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, especially the Rubber Boom, the Putumayo has long been a site of mass immigration and exile, of ... More

The Colonial System Unveiled

The Colonial System Unveiled

Baron de Vastey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781380314
eISBN:
9781781387306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380314.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This critical edition offers the first English translation of Baron de Vastey’s Le système colonial dévoilé, a trailblazing critique of colonialism and the transatlantic slave system that was ... More

Colonial Tropes and Postcolonial TricksRewriting the Tropics in the novela de la selva

Colonial Tropes and Postcolonial Tricks: Rewriting the Tropics in the novela de la selva

Lesley Wylie

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311956
eISBN:
9781846315220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315220
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The vision of the South American rainforest as a wilderness of rank decay, poisonous insects and bloodthirsty ‘savages’ in the Spanish American novela de la selva has often been interpreted as a ... More

Combined and Uneven DevelopmentTowards a New Theory of World-Literature

Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World-Literature

Sharae Deckard, Nicholas Lawrence, Neil Lazarus, Graeme Macdonald, Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee, Benita Parry, and Stephen Shapiro

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381892
eISBN:
9781781382264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381892.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book attempts to resituate the problem of ‘world literature’, considered as a revived category of theoretical enquiry, by pursuing the literary-cultural implications of the theory of combined ... More

Commemorating the Irish FamineMemory and the Monument

Commemorating the Irish Famine: Memory and the Monument

Emily Mark-FitzGerald

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318986
eISBN:
9781781380949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318986.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book presents for the first time a visual cultural history of the 1840s Irish Famine, tracing its representation and commemoration from the nineteenth century up to its 150th anniversary in the ... More

The Common SpringEssays on Latin and English Poetry

The Common Spring: Essays on Latin and English Poetry

Niall Rudd

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675488
eISBN:
9781781385043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675488.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This collection aims to bring out the continuity between major poets in Latin and English, presenting to a wider audience papers previously published only in academic periodicals along with a number ... More

Communities in Contemporary Anglophone Caribbean Short Stories

Communities in Contemporary Anglophone Caribbean Short Stories

Lucy Evans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381182
eISBN:
9781781384855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381182.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book examines the representation of community in contemporary Anglophone Caribbean literature, focusing on the most recent wave of Anglophone Caribbean short story writers following the genre’s ... More

Communities of the HeartThe Rhetoric of Myth in the Fiction of Ursula K Le Guin

Communities of the Heart: The Rhetoric of Myth in the Fiction of Ursula K Le Guin

Warren Rochelle

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853238768
eISBN:
9781781380505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238768.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book, which explores the use of imaginative literature as persuasion, focusing on the science fiction of Ursula Le Guin and her rhetorical use of myth, concludes that Le Guin (like Emerson, ... More

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