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American Modern(ist) EpicNovels to Refound a Nation

American Modern(ist) Epic: Novels to Refound a Nation

Adam Nemmers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979664
eISBN:
9781800852839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979664.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

American Modern(ist) Epic argues that during the 1920s and ‘30s a cadre of minority novelists revitalized the classic epic form in an effort to recast the United States according to modern, diverse, ... More

Art and the Nation StateThe Reception of Modern Art in Ireland

Art and the Nation State: The Reception of Modern Art in Ireland

Róisín Kennedy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781789622355
eISBN:
9781800852211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622355.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Art and the Nation State is a wide-ranging study of the reception and critical debate on modernist art in Ireland from the foundation of the Irish Free State in 1922 to the end of the modernist era ... More

Aspects of Death and the Afterlife in Greek Literature

Aspects of Death and the Afterlife in Greek Literature

George Alexander Gazis and Anthony Hooper (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781789621495
eISBN:
9781800852495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621495.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The concept of the afterlife has always been prominent in both Greek literature and modern scholarship alike. The fate of man after his/her allotted time has come to an end has a central position in ... More

AutofictionA Female Francophone Aesthetic of Exile

Autofiction: A Female Francophone Aesthetic of Exile

Antonia Wimbush

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859913
eISBN:
9781800852730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859913.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Autofiction: A Female Francophone Aesthetic of Exile explores the multiple aspects of exile, displacement, mobility, and identity as expressed in contemporary autofictional work written in French by ... More

Axis/Axes to GrindPolitical Slants in American World War II Novels, 1945-1975

Axis/Axes to Grind: Political Slants in American World War II Novels, 1945-1975

Milton A. Cohen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781949979749
eISBN:
9781800852501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979749.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Axis / Axes to Grind studies various types of political themes in American World War II novels of three decades. “Political,” which is essentially about power and control, includes interpreting the ... More

The Beats, Black Mountain, and New Modes in American Poetry

The Beats, Black Mountain, and New Modes in American Poetry

Matt Theado (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979930
eISBN:
9781800852235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979930.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book collects fifteen academic essays that address the aesthetic, cultural, historical, and personal connections among Beat Generation poets and Black Mountain poets.

Before the War, and After the UnionAn Autobiography by Sam Aleckson (Samuel Williams)

Before the War, and After the Union: An Autobiography by Sam Aleckson (Samuel Williams)

Samuel "Aleckson" Williams

Susanna Ashton (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979831
eISBN:
9781800852136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979831.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Sam Aleckson was the pen name for Samuel Williams, a man born into slavery in Charleston, South Carolina, who wrote a memoir about his life and the world around him during and after his bondage. It ... More

Cape Fear

Cape Fear

Rob Daniel

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800857018
eISBN:
9781800852990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800857018.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Can a film made in one genre be better understood by viewing it as another? This book investigates this question in relation to Martin Scorsese’s 1991 remake of Cape Fear. Scorsese approached the ... More

Colonial Legacies and Contemporary Identities in ChileRevisiting Catalina de los Ríos y Lisperguer

Colonial Legacies and Contemporary Identities in Chile: Revisiting Catalina de los Ríos y Lisperguer

Céire Broderick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800348479
eISBN:
9781800852518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348479.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book explores traditional and contemporary concerns surrounding gender and ethnicity in Chile through a textual analysis of historical novels depicting seventeenth-century figure, Catalina de ... More

The Conjuring

The Conjuring

Kevin J. Wetmore

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859265
eISBN:
9781800852341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859265.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

James Wan’s 2013 film The Conjuring appears on many critics’ best horror films of the decade lists and was rated R by the MPAA solely “for terror.” Allegedly based on the true story of the Perron ... More

Conscious HistoryPolish Jewish Historians before the Holocaust

Conscious History: Polish Jewish Historians before the Holocaust

Natalia Aleksiun

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781906764890
eISBN:
9781800853034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764890.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book highlights the historical scholarship that is one of the lasting legacies of interwar Polish Jewry and analyses its political and social context. As Jewish citizens struggled to assert ... More

Cromwell and IrelandNew Perspectives

Cromwell and Ireland: New Perspectives

Martyn Bennett, Raymond Gillespie, and Scott Spurlock (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781789622379
eISBN:
9781800852068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622379.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In this collection of essays, a range of established and early-career scholars explore a variety of different perspectives on Oliver Cromwell’s involvement with Ireland, in particular his military ... More

Cross-Cultural Ezra Pound

Cross-Cultural Ezra Pound

Walter Baumann, John Gery, and David McKnight (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979800
eISBN:
9781800852525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This volume gathers fourteen essays by authors from eight different countries who offer new interpretations on Ezra Pound’s poetics, as well as new perspectives on his critical reception globally. It ... More

Daughters of Darkness

Daughters of Darkness

Kat Ellinger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800348295
eISBN:
9781800342590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348295.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

‘Daughters of Darkness’ (1971) is a vampire film like no other. Heralded as psychological high-Gothic cinema, loved for its art-house and erotic flavors, Harry Kümel's 1971 cult classic is unwrapped ... More

Don Paterson

Don Paterson

Ben Wilkinson

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800855373
eISBN:
9781800852891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800855373.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The Scottish author Don Paterson is one of Britain’s leading contemporary poets. A popular writer as well as a formidably intelligent one, he has won both a dedicated readership and most of Britain’s ... More

Editing the Harlem Renaissance

Editing the Harlem Renaissance

Joshua M. Murray and Ross K. Tangedal (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781949979558
eISBN:
9781800852150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979558.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

As a whole, no pervasive quality unites what we now deem Harlem Renaissance literature outside of the era in which it developed. The inconsistency and varied nature of the works therefore place an ... More

Egalitarian StrangenessOn Class Disturbance and Levelling in Modern and Contemporary French Narrative

Egalitarian Strangeness: On Class Disturbance and Levelling in Modern and Contemporary French Narrative

Edward J. Hughes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800348424
eISBN:
9781800852358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348424.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The formulation ‘egalitarian strangeness’ is a direct borrowing from Courts voyages au pays du peuple [Short Voyages to the Land of the People] (1990), a set of essays by the contemporary French ... More

The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead

Lloyd Haynes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800859340
eISBN:
9781800852549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859340.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

THE EVIL DEAD is one of the most inventive and energetic of all horror movies. Sam Raimi’s debut feature transcends its small budget and limited resources to deliver a phantasmagoric roller-coaster ... More

Excavating ExodusBiblical Typology and Racial Solidarity in African American Literature

Excavating Exodus: Biblical Typology and Racial Solidarity in African American Literature

J. Laurence Cohen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781949979916
eISBN:
9781800852242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979916.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Excavating Exodus analyzes adaptations of Exodus in novels, newspapers, and speeches from the antebellum period to the Civil Rights era. Although Exodus has perennially served to mobilize resistance ... More

Forms of Late Modernist Lyric

Forms of Late Modernist Lyric

Edward Allen (ed.)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781789622423
eISBN:
9781800852785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622423.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

What do we mean when call something a lyric poem? How many kinds of lyric are there? Are there fewer now than there were in 1920 or 1820 or 1620? The purpose of Forms of Late Modernist Lyric is to ... More

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