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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

A Companion to The Doctrine of the HertThe Middle English Translation and its Latin and European Contexts

A Companion to The Doctrine of the Hert: The Middle English Translation and its Latin and European Contexts

Denis Renevey and Christiania Whitehead (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859898218
eISBN:
9781781380413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898218.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Doctrine of the Hert was the fifteenth-century English translation of De doctrina cordis, the thirteenth-century Latin devotional treatise addressed to nuns. The text progressively pairs the ... More

Consumer ChroniclesCultures of Consumption in Modern French Literature

Consumer Chronicles: Cultures of Consumption in Modern French Literature

David H. Walker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314872
eISBN:
9781846317156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317156
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

At a time when the world is contemplating the depletion of non-renewable natural resources, the consumer society is increasingly being called into question. This is nowhere more acutely evident than ... More

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