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Abdelkébir KhatibiPostcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Jane Hiddleston and Khalid Lyamlahy (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Abdelkébir Khatibi (1938–2009) is one of the greatest Moroccan thinkers, and one of the most important theorists of both postcolonialism and Islamic culture of the late twentieth and early ... More

Absent the ArchiveCultural Traces of a Massacre in Paris, 17 October 1961

Absent the Archive: Cultural Traces of a Massacre in Paris, 17 October 1961

Lia Brozgal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622386
eISBN:
9781800341289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622386.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Cultural Traces of a Massacre in Paris: The October 17, 1961 Anarchive is the first cultural history devoted to literary and visual representations of the police massacre of peaceful Algerian ... More

Agents beyond the StateThe Writings of English Travelers, Soldiers, and Diplomats in Early Modern Europe

Agents beyond the State: The Writings of English Travelers, Soldiers, and Diplomats in Early Modern Europe

Mark Netzloff

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198857952
eISBN:
9780191905216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857952.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

The early modern period is often seen as a pivotal stage in the emergence of a recognizably modern form of the state. In Agents Beyond the State, Mark Netzloff returns to this context in order to ... More

The Alvarez GenerationThom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

The Alvarez Generation: Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

William Wootten

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789627947
eISBN:
9781800851054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789627947.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book is the biography of a taste in poetry and its consequences. During the 1950s and 1960s, a generation of poets appeared who would eschew the restrained manner of Movement poets such as ... More

The Author of HimselfThe Life of Marcel Reich-Ranicki

The Author of Himself: The Life of Marcel Reich-Ranicki

Marcel Reich-Ranicki

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691206066
eISBN:
9780691206059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691206066.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The author of this book was born into a Jewish family in Poland in 1920, and he moved to Berlin as a boy. There he discovered his passion for literature and began a complex affair with German ... More

Bad EnglishLiterature, Multilingualism, and the Politics of Language in Contemporary Britain

Bad English: Literature, Multilingualism, and the Politics of Language in Contemporary Britain

Rachael Gilmour

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526108845
eISBN:
9781526158321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526108852
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

At a time when monolingualist claims for the importance of ‘speaking English’ to the national order continue louder than ever, even as language diversity is increasingly part of contemporary British ... More

Beckett Beyond the Normal

Beckett Beyond the Normal

Seán Kennedy (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474460460
eISBN:
9781474490801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460460.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book examines why Beckett’s writing is so queer, so disabled and disabling. Why did Beckett write so soften about mental illness, disability, perversion? Why did he take such an interest in ... More

Bradbury Beyond Apollo

Bradbury Beyond Apollo

Jonathan R. Eller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043413
eISBN:
9780252052293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043413.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book completes the biography trilogy begun in Becoming Ray Bradbury and continued in Ray Bradbury Unbound. Bradbury Beyond Apollo begins in the early 1970s, as Bradbury found himself fully ... More

British Women's Writing, 1930 to 1960Between the Waves

British Women's Writing, 1930 to 1960: Between the Waves

Sue Kennedy and Jane Thomas (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621822
eISBN:
9781800341302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621822.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

British Women Writers 1930 – 1960: Between the Waves contributes to the vital recuperative work on mid-twentieth century writing by and for women. Fourteen original essays from leading academics and ... More

Byron and Marginality

Byron and Marginality

Norbert Lennartz (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439411
eISBN:
9781474453806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439411.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The collection of essays intends to show that everything about Byron’s poetic work baffles the scholarly desire for neat categorisations. Various attempts at re-mapping Romanticism have given ample ... More

The Calamity FormOn Poetry and Social Life

The Calamity Form: On Poetry and Social Life

Anahid Nersessian

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226701288
eISBN:
9780226701455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226701455.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Romanticism coincided with two major historical developments: the Industrial Revolution and, with it, a turning point in our relationship to the earth, its inhabitants, and its climate. Drawing on ... More

Cartesian PoeticsThe Art of Thinking

Cartesian Poetics: The Art of Thinking

Andrea Gadberry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226722979
eISBN:
9780226723167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226723167.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Cartesian Poetics is a defense of the “resultless enterprises” of poetry and thinking that enlists an unlikely ally in its cause: René Descartes. Against the historical charge that Descartes’ ... More

Cinematic TVSerial Drama goes to the Movies

Cinematic TV: Serial Drama goes to the Movies

Rashna Wadia Richards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190071257
eISBN:
9780190071295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071257.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In the last two decades, media scholars have often suggested that television has become cinematic. Once considered “a mere instrument of transmission,” as Rudolf Arnheim put it, or derided as a vast ... More

Clothing and Queer Style in Early Modern English Drama

Clothing and Queer Style in Early Modern English Drama

James M. Bromley

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198867821
eISBN:
9780191904516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867821.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book examines ‘queer style’ or forms of masculinity grounded in superficiality, inauthenticity, affectation, and the display of the extravagantly clothed body in early modern English city ... More

Cognitive Film and Media Ethics

Cognitive Film and Media Ethics

Wyatt Moss-Wellington

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197552889
eISBN:
9780197552926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197552889.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Cognitive Film and Media Ethics provides a grounding in the use of cognitive science to address key questions in film, television, and screen media ethics. This book extends prior works in cognitive ... More

Comedy and CrisisPieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Joyce Goggin and Frans De Bruyn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622201
eISBN:
9781800341647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622201.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Comedy and Crisis features the first ever scholarly English translation of two plays by the eighteenth-century Dutch playwright Pieter Langendijk: Quincampoix, or the Wind Traders [Quincampoix of de ... More

Comic Art in Museums

Comic Art in Museums

Kim A. Munson (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828118
eISBN:
9781496828064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Over the last twenty years, the growing diversity in content and artistic innovation in graphic novels, comic books, and web comics combined with the popularity of films based on comics material have ... More

Coming ToConsciousness and Natality in Early Modern England

Coming To: Consciousness and Natality in Early Modern England

Timothy M. Harrison

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226725093
eISBN:
9780226725260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226725260.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Coming To argues that poetry played a central but forgotten role in the seventeenth-century invention of the concept of consciousness. The story of consciousness’s emergence is usually told in a ... More

Complicating Articulation in Art Cinema

Complicating Articulation in Art Cinema

Benedict Morrison

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192894069
eISBN:
9780191915192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894069.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Complicating Articulation in Art Cinema argues that art cinema, unlike classical film, draws attention to its disjointed, multi-parted form, but that criticism has too frequently sought to explain ... More

Courts, Jurisdictions, and Law in John Milton and His Contemporaries

Courts, Jurisdictions, and Law in John Milton and His Contemporaries

Alison A. Chapman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226729152
eISBN:
9780226729329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226729329.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

John Milton is widely known as the poet of liberty and freedom. But his commitment to justice, which runs throughout his prose works, is often missed when viewed at the distance of the twenty-first ... More

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