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Contested Identities in Costa RicaConstructions of the Tico in Literature and Film

Contested Identities in Costa Rica: Constructions of the Tico in Literature and Film

Liz Harvey-Kattou

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781789620054
eISBN:
9781789629569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620054.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Costa Rica is a country known internationally for its eco-credentials, dazzling coastlines, and reputation as one of the happiest and most peaceful nations on earth. Beneath this façade, however, ... More

The Dinner at Gonfarone'sSalomón de la Selva and His Pan-American Project in Nueva York, 1915-1919

The Dinner at Gonfarone's: Salomón de la Selva and His Pan-American Project in Nueva York, 1915-1919

Peter Hulme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942005
eISBN:
9781789623604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942005.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Dinner at Gonfarone’s is organised as a partial biography, covering five years in the life of the young Nicaraguan poet, Salomón de la Selva, but it also offers a literary geography of Hispanic ... More

Edward Lear

Edward Lear

James Williams

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780746312216
eISBN:
9781789629064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780746312216.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Edward Lear wrote a well-known autobiographical poem that begins “How pleasant to know Mr Lear!” But how well do we really know him? On the one hand he is, in John Ashbery’s words, “one of the most ... More

Iris Murdoch

Iris Murdoch

Anne Rowe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780746312162
eISBN:
9781789629743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780746312162.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This volume takes into account the variety of talents that inform not only Iris Murdoch’s twenty-six best-selling novels, but also her philosophical, theological and critical writing, which together ... More

John Dos Passos and Cinema

John Dos Passos and Cinema

Lisa Nanney

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781942954873
eISBN:
9781789629781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954873.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

John Dos Passos & Cinema, the first study to use the novelist’s little-known writing for the screen to assess the trajectory of his prolific career, explores both how film aesthetics shaped his ... More

Locating the Gothic in British Modernity

Locating the Gothic in British Modernity

Sam Wiseman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781942954897
eISBN:
9781789623659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954897.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The late-Victorian era has been extensively researched as a period of Gothic literature, and this study seeks to build upon this body of work by connecting the content of such studies to the early ... More

Maps and TerritoriesGlobal Positioning in the Contemporary French Novel

Maps and Territories: Global Positioning in the Contemporary French Novel

Joshua Armstrong

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942012
eISBN:
9781789629897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942012.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The rapidity of postwar globalization and the structural changes it has brought to both social and spatial aspects of everyday life have meant, in France as elsewhere, the destabilizing of senses of ... More

Poetics of PalliationRomantic Literary Therapy, 1790-1850

Poetics of Palliation: Romantic Literary Therapy, 1790-1850

Birttany Pladek

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942210
eISBN:
9781789629972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942210.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In the past twenty years, health humanists and scholars of literature and medicine have drawn on Romantic ideas to argue that literature can cure spiritual ills by making sufferers feel whole again. ... More

Sport and Monstrosity in Science Fiction

Sport and Monstrosity in Science Fiction

Derek J. Thiess

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942227
eISBN:
9781789623789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942227.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Sport and Monstrosity in Science Fiction examines fantastic representations of sport in science fiction, both cataloguing this almost entirely unexamined literary tradition and arguing that the ... More

Virginia Woolf and the World of Books

Virginia Woolf and the World of Books

Nicola Wilson and Claire Battershill (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781942954569
eISBN:
9781789629392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954569.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf and the World of Books examines Leonard and Virginia Woolf's Hogarth Press as a key intervention in modernist and women's writing and mark its importance to independent publishing, ... More

Writing and the RevolutionVenezuelan Metafiction 2004-2012

Writing and the Revolution: Venezuelan Metafiction 2004-2012

Katie Brown

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942197
eISBN:
9781789623932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942197.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In contrast to recent theories of the ‘global’ or ‘post-national’ Latin American novel, this book reveals the enduring importance of the national in contemporary Venezuelan fiction, arguing that the ... More

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