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The BeatsA Teaching Companion

The Beats: A Teaching Companion

Nancy M. Grace (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781949979954
eISBN:
9781800852129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979954.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This volume is the first-ever collection devoted to teaching Beat literature in high school to graduate-level classes. Essays address teaching topics such as the history of the censorship of Beat ... More

The Blood on Satan's Claw

The Blood on Satan's Claw

David Evans-Powell

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348349
eISBN:
9781800850958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348349.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Widely regarded as one of the foundational 'Unholy Trinity' of folk horror film, The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971) has been comparatively over-shadowed, if not maligned, when compared to Witchfinder ... More

Britain's Black Past

Britain's Black Past

Gretchen H. Gerzina (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781789621600
eISBN:
9781800341135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621600.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The presence and history of black people in Britain, going back centuries, has been obscured, forgotten and misunderstood. This book, which expands upon the Radio 4 series of the same name, uses new ... More

Challenge and ConformityThe Religious Lives of Orthodox Jewish Women

Challenge and Conformity: The Religious Lives of Orthodox Jewish Women

Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781786941718
eISBN:
9781800852143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941718.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Orthodox Jewish women are increasingly seeking new ways to express themselves religiously, and important changes have occurred in consequence in their self-definition and the part they play in the ... More

Collected Letters of Sir George and Lady Beaumont to the Wordsworth Family, 1803-1829with a Study of the Creative Exchange between Wordsworth and Beaumont

Collected Letters of Sir George and Lady Beaumont to the Wordsworth Family, 1803-1829: with a Study of the Creative Exchange between Wordsworth and Beaumont

Jessica Fay (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800859531
eISBN:
9781800852334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859531.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This edition presents and contextualizes an archive of letters -- belonging to the Wordsworth Trust -- that reveal the creative and personal significance of the friendship between William Wordsworth ... More

Collective ConvictionThe Story of Disaster Action

Collective Conviction: The Story of Disaster Action

Anne Eyre and Pam Dix

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781781381236
eISBN:
9781800851047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781381236.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book tells the story of Disaster Action, a small charity founded in 1991 by survivors and bereaved people from the disasters of the late 1980s, including Zeebrugge, King's Cross, Clapham, ... More

Cruising

Cruising

Eugenio Ercolani and Marcus Stiglegger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348363
eISBN:
9781800850972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348363.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

When William Friedkin’s psycho thriller Cruising was shown at the Berlin International Film Festival and hit cinemas worldwide in 1980 it was mainly misunderstood: the upcoming gay scene dismissed it ... More

Ex Machina

Ex Machina

Joshua Grimm

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348301
eISBN:
9781800850941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348301.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Ex Machina (2014) impressed critics and audiences alike with its bold ideas and all-too-realistic depiction of the unexpected consequences of constructing a sentient being. In his feature directorial ... More

A Frog Under the TongueJewish Folk Medicine in Eastern Europe

A Frog Under the Tongue: Jewish Folk Medicine in Eastern Europe

Marek Tuszewicki

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781906764982
eISBN:
9781800853027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764982.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Jews have been active participants in shaping the healing practices of the communities of eastern Europe. Their approach largely combined the ideas of traditional Ashkenazi culture with the heritage ... More

Haiti in the British ImaginationImperial Worlds, 1847-1915

Haiti in the British Imagination: Imperial Worlds, 1847-1915

Jack Daniel Webb

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348226
eISBN:
9781800852075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348226.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In 1804, Haiti declared its independence from France to become the world’s first ‘black’ nation state. Throughout the nineteenth century, Haiti maintained its independence, consolidating and ... More

Italy's SeaEmpire and Nation in the Mediterranean, 1895-1945

Italy's Sea: Empire and Nation in the Mediterranean, 1895-1945

Valerie McGuire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348004
eISBN:
9781800852082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348004.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Enriching the metropole-colony frame that has tended to dominate studies of European colonial empire, this book assumes a transnational approach to modern Italy and establishes how Italy’s national ... More

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

Paul Bullock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348325
eISBN:
9781800850927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348325.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

‘Constellations: Jurassic Park’ explores how Steven Spielberg used the film to investigate several key themes that have been important to him across his career. These themes are: nature and ... More

Losing the ThreadCotton, Liverpool and the American Civil War

Losing the Thread: Cotton, Liverpool and the American Civil War

Jim Powell

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781789622492
eISBN:
9781800852112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622492.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Losing the Thread is the first full-length study of the effect of the American Civil War on Britain’s raw cotton trade and on the Liverpool cotton market. It details the worst crisis in the British ... More

Music for Unknown Journeys by Cristian AliagaNew and Selected Prose Poems: Travels in Europe, Africa and the Americas

Music for Unknown Journeys by Cristian Aliaga: New and Selected Prose Poems: Travels in Europe, Africa and the Americas

Benjamin Bollig

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348097
eISBN:
9781800852181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348097.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

What is the purpose of travel in an age when millions are displaced against their will or have no home to speak of in the first place? How can we travel without being tourists, without erasing the ... More

Peeping Tom

Peeping Tom

Kiri Bloom Walden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348370
eISBN:
9781800850965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348370.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Reviled on it’s release, Peeping Tom all-but ended the career of celebrated director Michael Powell. The story of a murderous cameraman and his compulsion to record his killings, Powell’s film ... More

Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 33Jewish Religious Life in Poland since 1750

Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 33: Jewish Religious Life in Poland since 1750

François Guesnet, Antony Polonsky, Ada Rapoport-Albert, and Marcin Wodzinski (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781906764753
eISBN:
9781800852044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764753.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Following tremendous advances in recent years in the study of religious belief, this volume adopts a fresh understanding of Jewish religious life in Poland. Approaches deriving from the anthropology, ... More

Post-Millennial PalestineLiterature, Memory, Resistance

Post-Millennial Palestine: Literature, Memory, Resistance

Rachel Gregory Fox and Ahmad Qabaha (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348271
eISBN:
9781800852198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348271.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Post-Millennial Palestine: Literature, Memory, Resistance confronts how Palestinians have recently felt obliged to re-think memory and resistance in response to dynamic political and regional changes ... More

Scripting Shame in African Literature

Scripting Shame in African Literature

Stephen L. Bishop

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348431
eISBN:
9781800852327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348431.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

- Shame is one of the most frequent underlying emotions expressed throughout sub-Saharan African literature, yet studies of such literature almost universally ignore the topic in favour of a focus on ... More

The Secular RabbiPhilip Rahv and Partisan Review

The Secular Rabbi: Philip Rahv and Partisan Review

Doris Kadish

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800859661
eISBN:
9781800852280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859661.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Secular Rabbi is an intellectual biography of Philip Rahv, co-founder of Partisan Review. It focuses on the ambivalent ties that Rahv, a Russian immigrant, retained to his Jewish cultural ... More

Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus

Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus

Jennifer R. March

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781789622546
eISBN:
9781800851023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622546.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Oedipus Tyrannus by the great tragedian Sophocles is one of the most famous works of ancient Greek literature. The play has always been admired for the unity of its plot; every bit of every scene ... More

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