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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

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

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

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

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

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

Freedom Beyond ConfinementTravel and Imagination in African-American Cultural History and Letters

Freedom Beyond Confinement: Travel and Imagination in African-American Cultural History and Letters

Michael Ra-Shon Hall

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979701
eISBN:
9781800852969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979701.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Freedom Beyond Confinement examines the cultural history of African American travel and the lasting influence of travel on the imagination particularly of writers of literary fiction and nonfiction. ... More

The Golden ThreadIrish Women Playwrights, Volume 1 (1716-1992)

The Golden Thread: Irish Women Playwrights, Volume 1 (1716-1992)

David Clare, Fiona McDonagh, and Justine Nakase (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800859463
eISBN:
9781800852600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859463.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This two-volume edited collection illuminates the valuable counter-canon of Irish women’s playwriting with forty-two chapters written by leading and emerging Irish theatre scholars and practitioners. ... More

The Golden ThreadIrish Women Playwrights, Volume 2 (1992-2016)

The Golden Thread: Irish Women Playwrights, Volume 2 (1992-2016)

David Clare, Fiona McDonagh, and Justine Nakase (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800859470
eISBN:
9781800852617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859470.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This two-volume edited collection illuminates the valuable counter-canon of Irish women’s playwriting with forty-two chapters written by leading and emerging Irish theatre scholars and practitioners. ... More

Ireland's GramophonesMaterial Culture, Memory, and Trauma in Irish Modernism

Ireland's Gramophones: Material Culture, Memory, and Trauma in Irish Modernism

Zan Cammack

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979763
eISBN:
9781800852747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979763.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Gramophonic technology grew up alongside Ireland’s progressively more outspoken and violent struggles for political autonomy and national stability. As a result, Irish Modernism inherently links the ... More

Literary Coteries and the Irish Women Writers' Club (1933-1958)

Literary Coteries and the Irish Women Writers' Club (1933-1958)

Deirdre F. Brady

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781789622461
eISBN:
9781800852631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622461.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book presents a vivid history of the pioneering women involved in the Women Writers’ Club, showcasing their achievements, and challenging existing orthodoxy on the role of women in Irish print ... More

Modern Writers, Transnational LiteraturesRabindranath Tagore and W. B. Yeats

Modern Writers, Transnational Literatures: Rabindranath Tagore and W. B. Yeats

Ragini Mohite

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979060
eISBN:
9781789629934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979060.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Modern Writers, Transnational Literatures offers a fresh critical perspective on the work of Rabindranath Tagore and W. B. Yeats from the beginning of the twentieth century, the point at which their ... More

Oasts and Hop KilnsA History

Oasts and Hop Kilns: A History

Patrick Grattan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781789622515
eISBN:
9781800853300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622515.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The book recounts for the first time the 400-year history of oasts and hop kilns, vernacular farm buildings uses for drying hops. They are found in three regions of England: Kent and Sussex, ... More

The Page is PrintedTed Hughes's Creative Process

The Page is Printed: Ted Hughes's Creative Process

Carrie Smith

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800855359
eISBN:
9781800852907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800855359.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Does it matter when and where a poem was written? Or on what kind of paper? How do the author’s ideas about inspiration or how a poem should be written precondition the moment of putting pen to ... More

Pamela Colman SmithArtist, Feminist, and Mystic

Pamela Colman Smith: Artist, Feminist, and Mystic

Elizabeth Foley O'Connor

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979398
eISBN:
9781800341494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979398.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Today, Pamela Colman Smith is primarily remembered for designing the storied 1909 tarot deck that served as the model for T. S. Eliot’s Madame Sosostris and “her wicked pack of cards” in The Waste ... More

Possession

Possession

Alison Taylor

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800857056
eISBN:
9781800853287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800857056.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Born in the shadow of marital turmoil and political rupture, it is almost inevitable that Andrzej Żuławski’s Possession (1981) would be caught between two worlds. In Cannes, the film premiered in ... More

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