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Capital Punishment in Independent IrelandA Social, Legal and Political History

Capital Punishment in Independent Ireland: A Social, Legal and Political History

David M. Doyle and Liam O'Callaghan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620276
eISBN:
9781789629545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620276.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a comprehensive and nuanced historical survey of the death penalty in Ireland from the immediate post-Civil War period through to its complete abolition. Using original archival material, ... More

Criminal MovesModes of Mobility in Crime Fiction

Criminal Moves: Modes of Mobility in Crime Fiction

Jesper Gulddal, Alistair Rolls, and Stewart King (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620580
eISBN:
9781789629590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620580.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers a major intervention into contemporary theoretical debates about crime fiction. Academic studies in the genre have historically been encumbered by a set of restrictive ... More

The Legacy of the Irish Parliamentary Party in Independent Ireland, 1922-1949

The Legacy of the Irish Parliamentary Party in Independent Ireland, 1922-1949

Martin O'Donoghue

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620306
eISBN:
9781789629835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620306.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides the first detailed analysis of the influence of former Irish Parliamentary Party members and methods in independent Ireland and the place of the party’s leaders in public memory. ... More

Pseudo-Skylax's PeriplousThe Circumnavigation of the Inhabited World: Text, Translation and Commentary

Pseudo-Skylax's Periplous: The Circumnavigation of the Inhabited World: Text, Translation and Commentary

Graham Shipley (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620917
eISBN:
9781789623680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620917.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The text of the Periplous or ‘circumnavigation’ that survives under the name of Skylax of Karyanda is in fact by an unknown author of the 4th century BC. It describes the coasts of the Mediterranean ... More

Rough BeastsThe Monstrous in Irish Fiction, 1800-2000

Rough Beasts: The Monstrous in Irish Fiction, 1800-2000

Jack Fennell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620344
eISBN:
9781789623741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620344.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

This book looks at Irish Gothic and horror texts, in both English and Irish, from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth, examining how this kind of fiction represented ... More

'An Alien Ideology'Cold War Perceptions of the Irish Republican Left

'An Alien Ideology': Cold War Perceptions of the Irish Republican Left

John Mulqueen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620641
eISBN:
9781789629453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620641.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book focuses on the strand of the Irish republican left which followed the ‘alien ideology’ of Soviet-inspired Marxism. Moscow-led communism had few adherents in Ireland, but Irish and British ... More

Border BlursConcrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Greg Thomas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book presents the first in-depth account of the relationship between English and Scottish poets and the international concrete poetry movement of the 1950s-70s. Concrete poetry was a literary ... More

Contesting the ClassroomReimagining Education in Moroccan and Algerian Literatures

Contesting the Classroom: Reimagining Education in Moroccan and Algerian Literatures

Erin Twohig

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620214
eISBN:
9781789629576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620214.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Contesting the Classroom is the first scholarly work to analyze both how Algerian and Moroccan novels depict the postcolonial classroom, and how postcolonial literature is taught in Morocco and ... More

Humour in Contemporary FranceControversy, Consensus and Contradictions

Humour in Contemporary France: Controversy, Consensus and Contradictions

Jonathan Ervine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620511
eISBN:
9781789629811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620511.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This timely study sheds new light on debates about humour and multiculturalism in France, and is the first monograph about multiculturalism and humour in France to be published in either English or ... More

Kinship Across the Black AtlanticWriting Diasporic Relations

Kinship Across the Black Atlantic: Writing Diasporic Relations

Gigi Adair

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620375
eISBN:
9781789629804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620375.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book considers the meaning of kinship across black Atlantic diasporas in the Caribbean, Western Europe and North America via readings of six contemporary novels. It draws upon and combines ... More

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