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Gladsongs and GatheringsPoetry and its Social Context in Liverpool since the 1960s

Gladsongs and Gatherings: Poetry and its Social Context in Liverpool since the 1960s

Stephen Wade (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237273
eISBN:
9781846313196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313196
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

With the ‘Liverpool Scene’, poetry registered nationally as a popular art form arguably for the first time. Since then, poetry appears to have contracted once more to its metropolitan, literary ... More

Gothic Science Fiction 1980–2010

Gothic Science Fiction 1980–2010

Sara Wasson and Emily Alder (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317071
eISBN:
9781846319785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846319785
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores what might be termed ‘Gothic science fiction’ of the last three decades. This designation may at first appear contradictory, as the Gothic's connotations of the irrational and ... More

The Great War with Germany, 1890-1940Fictions and Fantasies of the War-to-Come

The Great War with Germany, 1890-1940: Fictions and Fantasies of the War-to-Come

I. F. Clarke (ed.)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853236320
eISBN:
9781781380789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236320.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This anthology is the second in the five-volume series Future-War Fiction, 1763–2001, and follows on The Tale of the Next Great War, 1871–1914, published in 1995. That selection of short stories ... More

H. G. Wells, Modernity and the Movies

H. G. Wells, Modernity and the Movies

Keith Williams

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310591
eISBN:
9781781380574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310591.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book investigates H. G. Wells's interest in cinema and related media technologies, by placing it back into the contemporary cultural and scientific contexts giving rise to them. It plugs a gap ... More

Habsburg PeruImages, Imagination and Memory

Habsburg Peru: Images, Imagination and Memory

Peter T. Bradley and David Cahill

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239147
eISBN:
9781846313264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313264
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The reception of the ‘discovery’, conquest, and colonisation of Spanish America spawned a rich imaginative literature. The case studies presented in this book represent two distinct types of ... More

The Haiti ExceptionAnthropology and the Predicaments of Narrative

The Haiti Exception: Anthropology and the Predicaments of Narrative

Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken, Jhon Picard Byron, Kaiama L. Glover, Mark Schuller, Mark Schuller, and Jhon Picard Byron (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382998
eISBN:
9781781383971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382998.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book considers the means and extent of Haiti's ‘exceptionalization’ — its perception in multiple arenas as definitively unique with respect not only to the countries of the North Atlantic, but ... More

Haiti UnboundA Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon

Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon

Kaiama L. Glover

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314995
eISBN:
9781846316500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316500
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Historically and contemporarily, politically and literarily, Haiti has long been relegated to the margins of the so–called ‘New World’. Marked by exceptionalism, the voices of some of its most ... More

Hervé Guibert: Voices of the Self

Hervé Guibert: Voices of the Self

Jean Pierre Boulé

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238614
eISBN:
9781846313271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313271
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This is the first full-length study to cover the complete texts of Hervé Guibert (1955–1991), offering a thorough documentation of his literary output. The book is guided by Guibert's relation to the ... More

The Historical Jesus and the Literary Imagination, 1860–1920

The Historical Jesus and the Literary Imagination, 1860–1920

Jennifer Stevens

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314704
eISBN:
9781846316159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316159
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Fictional reconstructions of the Gospels continue to find a place in contemporary literature and the popular imagination. Present-day writers of New Testament-based fiction are considered to be part ... More

HIV StoriesThe Archaeology of AIDS Writing in France, 1985-1988

HIV Stories: The Archaeology of AIDS Writing in France, 1985-1988

Jean Pierre Boulé

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235682
eISBN:
9781846313288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313288
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book draws attention to the existence in France of an AIDS literature from 1985 to 1988 before AIDS writing became either a widely recognized genre or a culturally influential form of writing. ... More

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