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Science Fiction and the Cult of Ed Wood: Glen or Glenda?, Bride of the Monster, and Plan 9 from Outer Space

Rodney F. Hill

in Science Fiction Double Feature: The Science Fiction Film as Cult Text

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381830
eISBN:
9781781382363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381830.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Edward D. Wood, Jr.'s Bride of the Monster (aka, Bride of the Atom, 1955), Plan 9 from Outer Space (1956, released 1959), and Glen or Glenda? (1953). While known primarily for ... More


Yeats in Extremis

Ronald Schuchard

in Writing Modern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780989082693
eISBN:
9781781382417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082693.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This essay focuses on W. B. Yeats's thirty-five-year exploration of being in extremis, which for him was “not a bodily state of expiration but a joyous state…a single ecstatic moment when his final ... More


“Definite, Burly, and Industrious”: Virginia Woolf and Gwen Darwin Raverat

Kristin Bluemel

in Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In February 1909 Virginia Woolf visited the Darwin family home in which wood engraver Gwen Darwin Raverat grew up amid a large, boisterous family that struck Woolf as having a temperament “too ... More


The Concoctors: Creating Fake Romani Culture

Ia Hancock (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the vicious circle of constructed and indeed concocted roles of Romanies. It exposes faked stories of the Romany religious tradition; in-group derogatory language describing ... More


Approaches to War and Peace in Woolf: “A Chapter on the Future”

Karen L. Levenback

in Contradictory Woolf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.003.0036
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the contradictory themes of war and peace with regard to Virginia Woolf. It provides a background on the roundtable that was organized based on Jane Wood's edited collection, ... More


Distribution, deposition and dating

Caroline Earwood

in Domestic Wooden Artefacts: In Britain and Ireland from Neolithic to Viking Times

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In Britain and, to a lesser extent, in Ireland, wetlands conducive to the preservation of organic remains have not been ideal human settlement, with the exception of the lake dwellings characteristic ... More


Turning and woodworking tools

Caroline Earwood

in Domestic Wooden Artefacts: In Britain and Ireland from Neolithic to Viking Times

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Turning probably appeared in western Europe at about the same time as cooperage and evolved along similar lines. It was widely practised during the early historic period in the manufacturing of ... More


Butterflies, Moths and Wood-Boring Larvae

Ian C. Beavis

in Insects and other Invertebrates in Classical Antiquity

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859892841
eISBN:
9781781380598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859892841.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter describes the following insects: butterflies and moths (Psyche/Papilio, Phallaina, Ips/Convolvolus, Ses/Tinea, Bombyx, Pityokampe, and Xylophoron); and wood-boring pests (Kerastes/Cossus ... More


‘The Cause of Humanity’: Victor Hugo's Bug-Jargal and the Limits of Liberal Translation

in Friends and Enemies: The Scribal Politics of Post/Colonial Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311437
eISBN:
9781846315299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311437.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the way in which Victor Hugo's youthful and politically slippery novel about the Haitian Revolution, Bug-Jargal (1826), was appropriated by a far ‘lesser’ British writer and ... More


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