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The Colonial Fortune in Contemporary Fiction in French

Oana Panaïté

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940292
eISBN:
9781786944290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940292.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

"The Colonial Fortune" highlights the features of a paracolonial aesthetics emanating from a significant body of contemporary Hexagonal and non-metropolitan texts. Authored by writers who are either ... More


French Post-Modern Masculinities: From Neuromatrices to Seropositivity

Lawrence R. Schehr

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312151
eISBN:
9781846315282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315282
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

As traditional notions of masculinity have been put into question, there have been representational reactions to and articulations of changing masculinities in post-modern culture. Certain ... More


Irish Science Fiction

Jack Fennell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381199
eISBN:
9781781384879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381199.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book revisits a critical paradigm that has often been overlooked or dismissed by science fiction scholars - namely, that science fiction can be understood in terms of myth. For the purposes of ... More


Patrick Modiano

Akane Kawakami

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382745
eISBN:
9781786945235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382745.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is an introduction to the work of Patrick Modiano, the Nobel-Prize-winning French contemporary author. Using a theoretical approach based on the work of Genette and Ricoeur, the study ... More


Postcolonial Perspectives on the Cultures of Latin America and Lusophone Africa

Robin Fiddian (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235668
eISBN:
9781846313851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313851
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This collection of critical essays investigates an emergent and increasingly important field of cultural production in Latin America: cyberliterature and cyberculture in their varying manifestations, ... More


Demand My Writing: Joanna Russ, Feminism, Science Fiction

Jeanne Cortiel

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853236146
eISBN:
9781781380512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236146.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This major study of the work of Joanna Russ provides an introduction to the major feminist issues relevant to her work and assesses its development. The book looks at the function of woman-based ... More


Hervé Guibert: Voices of the Self

Jean Pierre Boulé

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238614
eISBN:
9781846313271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313271
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This is the first full-length study to cover the complete texts of Hervé Guibert (1955–1991), offering a thorough documentation of his literary output. The book is guided by Guibert's relation to the ... More


Roland Barthes at the Collège de France

Lucy O'Meara

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318436
eISBN:
9781846317866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317866
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book looks at the four lecture courses given by Roland Barthes in Paris between 1977 and 1980. It brings together all the strands of Barthes' activity as writer, teacher and public intellectual. ... More


Wolfe's Irreproducible Truths about Novels

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/9781846310577.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

With characteristic brevity, Wolfe provides the reader with succinct advice about the art of writing a novel. The advice ranges from the fallacy of waiting for inspiration to the importance of ... More


Literature and the Arts

David M. Williams and Andrew P. White

in A Select Bibliography of British and Irish University Theses about Maritime History, 1792-1990

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588504
eISBN:
9781786944931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588504.003.0021
Subject:
History, Maritime History

A bibliography of post-graduate theses concerning Linguistics, Literature, Poetry, and the Arts relating to Maritime History, including a number of texts devoted to the writings of Sir Walter Ralegh.


Borderlands of the mind: present, past, and future

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses two novels and two short stories that address the fragile border relations in Hispaniola: Frank Báez's ‘Ahora es nunca’(2007), Jacques Stephen Alexis's Les arbres musiciens ... More


Conclusion

in Visions of Filth: Deviancy and Social Control in the Novels of Galdos

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237181
eISBN:
9781846314384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237181.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study about the notions of deviancy and social control in a series of novels by Benito Pérez Galdós during the 1880s and 1890s. It suggests that during ... More


Surrealism, Science Fiction and UFOs in the 1950s: ‘Myth’ in France Before Roland Barthes

Gavin Parkinson

in Surrealism, Science Fiction and Comics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381434
eISBN:
9781781382387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381434.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Evidence of the French Surrealists’ interest in Anglo-American pulp fiction can be found as early as 1942 in the essay ‘Explorers of the Pluriverse’ by the journalist Robert Allerton Parker, which ... More


Conclusion

in Race and Antiracism in Black British and British Asian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314827
eISBN:
9781846316258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316258.018
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book has explored how antiracism has shaped the form and content of both political debate and individual minority identities in contemporary Britain by analysing ten contemporary novels by black ... More


Servants turned masters: Santo Domingo and the black revolt

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses Carlos Esteban Deive's historical novel Viento Negro, bosque del caimán (Black Wind, Bois Caiman, 2002), which deals with the slave revolt of 1791 and its consequences for the ... More


Hoffmann’s “Two Worlds” and the Problem of Life-Writing

Julian Knox

in E. T. A. Hoffman: Transgressive Romanticism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941213
eISBN:
9781789629057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941213.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The tenth chapter approaches Kater Murr as a response to Goethe’s paradigmatic Wilhelm Meister, as well as to the Romantics’ various novels of education, which for the most part reproduce the journey ... More


“Real Humor Cannot Be Captured in a Novel”: Kierkegaard Reading E.T.A. Hoffmann’s Lebens-Ansichten des Katers Murr

James Rasmussen

in E. T. A. Hoffman: Transgressive Romanticism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941213
eISBN:
9781789629057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941213.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The final essay essay addresses not only Kierkegaard’s reception of Hoffmann, but also the humor at work in Hoffmann’s Kater Murr. From a Kierkegaardian point of view, Kater Murr transgresses its own ... More


Love on the Dole: the Novel

Chris Hopkins

in Walter Greenwood's 'Love on the Dole': Novel, Play, Film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941145
eISBN:
9781789629422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941145.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the novel version and focuses particularly on how the textual and narrative strategies of the text of Love on the Dole might have shaped and re-shaped in the contemporary ... More


Rerouting: Ça n’existe pas l’Amérique

William Cloonan

in Frères Ennemis: The French in American Literature, Americans in French Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941329
eISBN:
9781789629101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941329.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter discusses a major shift in French novelists’ attitudes toward the United States. While the social critique remains very much in place, there is a new willingness to explore the American ... More


Creative Processes in Hypermedia Literature: Single Purpose, Multiple Authors

Doménico Chiappe

in Latin American Cyberculture and Cyberliterature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310614
eISBN:
9781846313462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313462.014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter presents a series of reflections on the nature of creativity in/for cyberspace, particularly for those working in groups on multimedia projects or collective novels. It analyses the ... More


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