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On the Monstrous Planet, Or How Godzilla Took a Roman Holiday

Takayuki Tatsumi and Seth Jacobowitz

in The Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380383
eISBN:
9781781381557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380383.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Pop heroes and anti-heroes like Astro Boy and Godzilla represent not only our technological consequences but also the mythological unconscious. For example, one of the origins of Godzilla could well ... More


. The Transformation of Supernaturalism

S.T. Joshi

in Ramsey Campbell and Modern Horror Fiction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853237655
eISBN:
9781781380697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237655.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores Ramsey Campbell's transformation of the common supernatural tropes into more invigorating themes in terms of approach, narration, and setting. Campbell's approach in modernizing ... More


Peter and the Wolfe: Gene Wolfe in Conversation

Peter Wright (ed.)

in Shadows of the New Sun: Wolfe on Writing/Writers on Wolfe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846310577
eISBN:
9781846314056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310577.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this interview, Wolfe reflects on his then thirty-year writing career. He discusses at length the sources for several of his short stories and for There Are Doors, which segues into a detailed ... More


Suns New, Long, and Short: An Interview with Gene Wolfe

Lawrence Person

in Shadows of the New Sun: Wolfe on Writing/Writers on Wolfe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846310577
eISBN:
9781846314056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310577.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Reprinted from Nova Express, Fall/Winter 1988, Person's interview focuses on The Book of the Long Sun, its clergyman hero, its religious dimension, and the contrast in narrative styles between this ... More


‘That Labour Y Forsook’: Durham, University Library, MS Cosin V.iii.9 and the End of the Series

David Watt

in The Making of Thomas Hoccleve's Series

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898690
eISBN:
9781781385203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898690.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on the end of the Series in Durham, University Library, MS Cosin V.iii.9 in order to understand the broader historical forces and acts that shaped it. The word ‘end’ connects the ... More


Gene Wolfe: An Interview

Malcolm Edwards

in Shadows of the New Sun: Wolfe on Writing/Writers on Wolfe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846310577
eISBN:
9781846314056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310577.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Reprinted from Vector, May-June 1973, the interview focuses on Wolfe's life and early career. It ranges across Wolfe's childhood, his time in the National Guard, his experiences at Texas A&M, and his ... More


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