Throughout September we are putting a spotlight on Verse, Music and Lyrics in our books, journals, and digital collections.
Enjoy free access to a selection of articles from across our journals and 30% off selected print and e-Books; order before 30th September 2022 using code VERSE30 at the checkout to take advantage of this offer (30% deducted at checkout. Duties and customs taxes charged by the courier may apply when ordering a print book within the EU).
Journal articles free to read until 30th September 2022
Essays in Romanticism
Music, Sound, and The Moving Image
MUSICAL CACHET IN NEW QUEER CINEMA
Music, Sound, and the Moving Image
MUSIC FOR MURDER, MACHINES, AND MONSTERS
Reba A. Wissner
Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies
ON A SCALE FROM 1 TO 10: LIFE WRITING AND LYRICAL PAIN
Science Fiction Film & Television
New and Open Access
The Journal of Beatles Studies
In anticipation of the inaugural issue of The Journal of Beatles Studies you can now download a playlist from the forthcoming article 80 at 80: Commemorating Paul McCartney’s 80th birthday – by Holly Tessler, Paul Long, Christine Feldman-Barrett, and Richard Mills, the playlist features a range of McCartney songs, from the very familiar to lesser known gems. Scan or click on the Spotify code to start listening.
The journal is the first to establish The Beatles as an object of academic research, and will publish original, rigorously researched essays and notes, as well as book and media reviews. The first issue will be available to read freely online via Open Access Autumn 2022. To celebrate this exciting new journal, we are also publishing a paperback edition of the first issue of The Journal of Beatles Studies which is available to purchase.
Find out more about this new publication >
Selected books with 30% off until 30th September 2022
Clementi and the Woman at the Piano by Erin Helyard
This book takes as its historical point of departure the radical appearance in 1779 of technically difficult keyboard music in a set of six sonatas (Op. 2) by Muzio Clementi. The passages contained in this opus are unique, published for a market that was understood at the time to consist almost entirely of female amateur keyboardists. Previously actively discouraged from practicing or improving their skills due to the restrictive ideologies in place, Clementi’s music increasingly affords female pianists a new kind of musical expression.
Reading Byron by Bernard Beatty
Reading Byron is the product and summation of nearly sixty years devoted to studying and teaching his poetry. It argues that, far from being ‘mad, bad and dangerous to know’, Byron is serious, ethically orientated and rewarding to read. The book is in three parts: Poems – Life – Politics. Five new essays have been written especially for the first and largest section, which provides fresh perspectives on Byron’s major works.
Opera and British Print Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century by Christina Fuhrmann and Alison Mero
This collection embeds opera within the culture of Britain in the long nineteenth century, a culture inundated by print. The essays explore how print culture both disseminated and shaped operatic culture and how the businesses of opera production and publishing intertwined; not only drawing source material from novels and plays, but also as a plot element in literary works or as a point of friction in literary circles.
Browse all books and e-books on offer in the Spotlight on Verse, Music and Lyrics via the LUP website >
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