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American Travel and Empire

American Travel and Empire

David Seed

Susan Castillo (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311802
eISBN:
9781846315084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315084
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this collection, leading scholars in the field examine the interfaces between narratives of travel and of empire. The term ‘American’, used here in the hemispheric sense, and ‘American travel ... More

Amorous AestheticsIntellectual Love in Romantic Poetry and Poetics, 1788-1853

Amorous Aesthetics: Intellectual Love in Romantic Poetry and Poetics, 1788-1853

Seth T. Reno

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786940834
eISBN:
9781789623185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940834.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Situated at the intersection of affect studies, ecocriticism, aesthetics, and Romantic studies, this book presents a genealogy of love in Romantic-era poetry, science, and philosophy. While feeling ... More

Anarchist Seeds Beneath the SnowLeft-Libertarian Thought and British Writers from William Morris to Colin Ward

Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow: Left-Libertarian Thought and British Writers from William Morris to Colin Ward

David Goodway

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310256
eISBN:
9781846312557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312557
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

From William Morris to Oscar Wilde to George Orwell, left-libertarian thought has long been an important but neglected part of British cultural and political history. This book seeks to recover and ... More

Being ContemporaryFrench Literature, Culture and Politics Today

Being Contemporary: French Literature, Culture and Politics Today

Lia Brozgal and Sara Kippur (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382639
eISBN:
9781786945198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382639.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Being Contemporary emerges from a sense of critical urgency to probe the notion of ‘the contemporary’, and the place of the contemporary critic, in French literary and cultural studies today. ... More

Biopunk Dystopias Genetic Engineering, Society and Science Fiction

Biopunk Dystopias Genetic Engineering, Society and Science Fiction

Lars Schmeink

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781781383766
eISBN:
9781786944115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383766.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

'Biopunk Dystopias' contends that we find ourselves at a historical nexus, defined by the rise of biology as the driving force of scientific progress, a strongly grown mainstream attention given to ... More

Black IntersectionalitiesA Critique for the 21st Century

Black Intersectionalities: A Critique for the 21st Century

Monica Michlin and Jean-Paul Rocchi (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319389
eISBN:
9781781380901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319389.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Black Intersectionalities goes beyond conventional identity studies to offer a critique of identity categories themselves. Markers of identity are too often assigned, examined, and theorized as ... More

Black Knowledges/Black StrugglesEssays in Critical Epistemology

Black Knowledges/Black Struggles: Essays in Critical Epistemology

Jason R. Ambroise and Sabine Broeck (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381724
eISBN:
9781781382257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381724.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the central but often critically neglected role of knowledge and epistemic formations within social movements for Black ‘freedom’ and emancipation. The collection examines the ... More

Borrowed FormsThe Music and Ethics of Transnational Fiction

Borrowed Forms: The Music and Ethics of Transnational Fiction

Kathryn Lachman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380307
eISBN:
9781781387290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380307.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Borrowed Forms examines the use of music by contemporary novelists and critics from across the francophone, anglophone, and hispanophone worlds. Through readings of Nancy Huston, Maryse Condé, J. M. ... More

Caribbean CritiqueAntillean Critical Theory from Toussaint to Glissant

Caribbean Critique: Antillean Critical Theory from Toussaint to Glissant

Nick Nesbitt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318665
eISBN:
9781846317934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318665.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Caribbean Critique seeks to define and analyze the distinctive contribution of francophone Caribbean thinkers to perimetric Critical Theory. The book argues that their singular project has been to ... More

Combined and Uneven DevelopmentTowards a New Theory of World-Literature

Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World-Literature

Sharae Deckard, Nicholas Lawrence, Neil Lazarus, Graeme Macdonald, Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee, Benita Parry, and Stephen Shapiro

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381892
eISBN:
9781781382264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381892.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book attempts to resituate the problem of ‘world literature’, considered as a revived category of theoretical enquiry, by pursuing the literary-cultural implications of the theory of combined ... 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

Cuba's Wild EastA Literary Geography of Oriente

Cuba's Wild East: A Literary Geography of Oriente

Peter Hulme

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317484
eISBN:
9781846317170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317170
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book recounts a literary history of modern Cuba that has four distinctive and interrelated characteristics. Oriented to the east of the island, it looks aslant at a Cuban national literature ... More

Decolonising the IntellectualPolitics, Culture, and Humanism at the End of the French Empire

Decolonising the Intellectual: Politics, Culture, and Humanism at the End of the French Empire

Jane Hiddleston

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380321
eISBN:
9781781381533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380321.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book analyses the work of six francophone intellectuals writing in the lead-up to the decolonisation of many of France's colonies in the 1950s and 60s. While figures such as Senghor, Césaire, ... More

Deconstruction and the PostcolonialAt the Limits of Theory

Deconstruction and the Postcolonial: At the Limits of Theory

Michael Syrotinski

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310560
eISBN:
9781846312922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312922
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

As postcolonial studies shift to a more comparative approach, one of the most intriguing developments has been within the Francophone world. A number of genealogical lines of influence are now being ... More

Didactics and the Modern RobinsonadeNew Paradigms for Young Readers

Didactics and the Modern Robinsonade: New Paradigms for Young Readers

Ian Kinane (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620047
eISBN:
9781789629613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620047.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Didactics and the Modern Robinsonade examines modern and contemporary Robinsonade texts written for young readers, looking specifically at the ways in which later adaptations of the Robinson Crusoe ... More

Disabled Bodies in Early Modern Spanish LiteratureProstitutes, Aging Women and Saints

Disabled Bodies in Early Modern Spanish Literature: Prostitutes, Aging Women and Saints

Encarnación Juárez-Almendros

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940780
eISBN:
9781786945013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940780.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The book examines, from the perspective of feminist disability theories, the concepts and role of women in selected Spanish discourses and literary texts from the late fifteenth to seventeenth ... More

Ecocritics and EcoskepticsA Humanist Reading of Recent French Ecofiction

Ecocritics and Ecoskeptics: A Humanist Reading of Recent French Ecofiction

Jonathan F. Krell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622058
eISBN:
9781800341319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622058.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Michel Serres and Luc Ferry represent the two opposing views of ecology in contemporary French philosophy. Serres calls for a “natural contract” that would ensure a symbiotic relationship between ... More

Empire on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Empire on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Mary Gossy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311826
eISBN:
9781846315268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315268
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers instruction to readers who want to know and feel their ways through and beyond disciplinary conventions towards new and clearer understandings of how empires and texts shiver and ... More

The Female Body in Medicine and Literature

The Female Body in Medicine and Literature

Andrew Mangham and Greta Depledge (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314728
eISBN:
9781846316289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316289
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the complex intersections between literature and the medical treatment of women between 1600 and 2000. With contributors employing a variety of methodologies, and considering a ... More

The Fire That BreaksGerard Manley Hopkins's Poetic Legacies

The Fire That Breaks: Gerard Manley Hopkins's Poetic Legacies

Daniel Westover and Thomas Alan Holmes (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781942954361
eISBN:
9781786944375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954361.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Fire that Breaks traces Gerard Manley Hopkins’s continuing and pervasive influence among writers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Not only do the essays explore responses to Hopkins ... More

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