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Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: Invisible Presences

Molly Hoff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780979606670
eISBN:
9781786945129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780979606670.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book provides a synopsis and analysis of Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway. In her close reading, Molly Hoff collects the literary fragments scattered in the novel and gathers them into a ... More


Deconstructing the Starships: Science, Fiction and Reality

Gwyneth Jones

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853237839
eISBN:
9781786945389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237839.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Gwyneth Jones’s Deconstructing the Starships: Science Fiction and Reality is a collection of critical essays, speeches and reviews, split into three sections: ‘All Science is Description’, ‘Science, ... More


Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson

Michael Kirkham

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235439
eISBN:
9781786945396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235439.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson, Michael Kirkham provides a critical reading of the poetry of Charles Tomlinson. Within the text, Kirkham addresses readers already interested ... More


Glory Season: David Brin’s Feminist Utopia

Gwyneth Jones

in Deconstructing the Starships: Science, Fiction and Reality

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853237839
eISBN:
9781786945389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237839.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this review of David Brin’s Glory Season, Jones foregrounds the issues that arise when feminism is looked at from a male perspective. She criticises the text for presenting a feminist utopia so ... More


Introduction

Michael Kirkham

in Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235439
eISBN:
9781786945396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235439.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In this introductory chapter, Kirkham provides a biography of Charles Tomlinson’s early life to present day. It prepares the reader for the contents of the following chapters and foregrounds ... More


Canto 30

LeeAnn Derdeyn and Tim Redman

in Readings in the Cantos: Volume I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781942954408
eISBN:
9781786944337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954408.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Building off critical gestures from Eva Hesse and Phillip Furia, we claim throughout this essay that Pound’s Canto 30 privileges ecology, an ecopoetics that situates human persons within their ... More


An Ethic of Perception

Michael Kirkham

in Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235439
eISBN:
9781786945396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235439.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter one provides a close examination and analysis of Tomlinson’s landscape poems, namely those found in The Way of a World, Seeing is Believing, Written on Water, A Peopled Landscape, American ... More


A Saving Grace

Michael Kirkham

in Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235439
eISBN:
9781786945396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235439.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter five begins by providing a brief chronological account of Tomlinson’s poetry published in the 1950s and 1960s, in which Kirkham recalls the literary qualities and aspects discussed earlier in ... More


Manscapes 1969–1978

Michael Kirkham

in Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235439
eISBN:
9781786945396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235439.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Like the chapter before it, chapter four tracks the development of Tomlinson’s poetry over the latter part of the 20th century. Again, this chapter analyses the human scene and natural landscape in ... More


Art and Mortality

Michael Kirkham

in Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235439
eISBN:
9781786945396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235439.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter six discusses new concerns and emphases emerging in the 1980s, whilst looking closely at Tomlinson’s poetic performance during the 80s. The chapter seeks to provide some conclusions about the ... More


Introduction: Deconstructing The Starships

Gwyneth Jones

in Deconstructing the Starships: Science, Fiction and Reality

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853237839
eISBN:
9781786945389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237839.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

‘Deconstructing The Starships’ references a speech originally given at the June 1988 presentation of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, at the Institute of Contemporary Arts. The speech discusses science ... More


No Man’s Land: Feminised Landscapes in the Utopian Fiction of Ursula Le Guin

Gwyneth Jones

in Deconstructing the Starships: Science, Fiction and Reality

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853237839
eISBN:
9781786945389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237839.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this chapter, Jones reviews various texts by Ursula Le Guin, including Always Coming Home, The Dispossessed, The Word for World is Forest, The Left Hand of Darkness, and Sur. Jones draws attention ... More


One World

Michael Kirkham

in Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235439
eISBN:
9781786945396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235439.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter two explores the natural-human world and the sensory and mental experience, aesthetic and moral values in Tomlinson’s poetry and attempts to define the relationship between ‘nature poems’ and ... More


Manscapes 1958–1966

Michael Kirkham

in Passionate Intellect: The Poetry of Charles Tomlinson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235439
eISBN:
9781786945396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235439.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter three traces a historical progression of Tomlinson’s poetry, focusing closely on the distinction between his ‘nature poems’ and ‘human poems’ published during the twenty year period ... More


My Crazy Uncles: C.S. Lewis and Tolkien as Writers for Children

Gwyneth Jones

in Deconstructing the Starships: Science, Fiction and Reality

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853237839
eISBN:
9781786945389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237839.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

‘My Crazy Uncles’ was originally read at a meeting of the C.S. Lewis Society in June 1994, and later published in the New York Review of Science Fiction in November 1995. It provides a retrospective ... More


Sex: The Brains of Female Hyena Twins

Gwyneth Jones

in Deconstructing the Starships: Science, Fiction and Reality

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853237839
eISBN:
9781786945389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237839.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

‘Sex: The Brains of Female Hyena Twins’ was originally a paper read at the second annual conference of the Academic Fantastic Fiction Network, at Reading University in December 1994, and was also ... More


In the Chinks of the World Machine: Sarah Lefanu on Feminist SF

Gwyneth Jones

in Deconstructing the Starships: Science, Fiction and Reality

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853237839
eISBN:
9781786945389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237839.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter contains the first review in the final section of the book, ‘The Reviews’. Within it, Jones critically analyses Sarah Lefanu’s In the Chinks of the World Machine. In her review, Jones ... More


Consider Her Ways: The Fiction of C.J. Cherryh

Gwyneth Jones

in Deconstructing the Starships: Science, Fiction and Reality

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853237839
eISBN:
9781786945389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237839.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter contains Jones’ review of Carolyn J. Cherryh’s novels, mainly Serpent’s Reach and Cyteen. In her review, Jones foregrounds Cherryh’s use of strong female protagonists, and looks at the ... More


Alien Sex: Ellen Datlow’s Overview of the SF Orgasm

Gwyneth Jones

in Deconstructing the Starships: Science, Fiction and Reality

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853237839
eISBN:
9781786945389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237839.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this chapter, Jones reviews Ellen Datlow’s anthology, Off Limits: Tales of Alien Sex. Jones unpacks Datlow’s description of sex, gender and abuse and supplements the discussion with her knowledge ... More


Virtual Light: A Shocking Dose of Comfort and Joy from William Gibson

Gwyneth Jones

in Deconstructing the Starships: Science, Fiction and Reality

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853237839
eISBN:
9781786945389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237839.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this chapter, Jones reviews science fiction novels by William Gibson, including Necromancer and Virtual Light. She discusses Gibson’s well-established contribution to the cyberpunk genre and ... More


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