Literature, science fiction

Sport, Religio-Politics, and Science Fiction

Enticing you to read his most recent book, Sport and Monstrosity in Science Fiction by Derek J. Thiess, gave him a unique challenge. How does he get the buy-in of, primarily, academics on a project about sport—a subject that is largely viewed, especially in the humanities, as having little to do with the serious, intellectual … Continue reading

Literature, Poetry

Some Bright Eternity: Shelley at 200

‘Shelley, the writer of some infidel poetry, has been drowned: now he knows whether there is a God or no’. So wrote a Tory reviewer after Shelley’s premature death. Cruel as the remark is, the reviewer accidentally lights upon the questions that had preoccupied the poet throughout his short life: is there a God and is there life after death? Madeleine Callaghan discusses this as a crucial facet of her new book, Eternity in British Romantic Poetry for the bicentenary of Percy Bysshe Shelley's death.

News

Job vacancy: Sales Administrator

Liverpool University Press, an award-winning academic publisher, is looking for a new detail-oriented Sales Administrator (0.8FTE). Reporting to both the Head of Sales & Marketing and Head of Subscriptions, the Sales Administrator will undertake the following duties: Compile information about forthcoming books for the US market.Oversee the maintenance of historic book information in our system … Continue reading

Literature, News

LUP launches new series: Playwriting and the Contemporary: Critical Collaborations

Liverpool University Press is delighted to announce a new series: Playwriting and the Contemporary: Critical Collaborations, led by series editors Siân Adiseshiah (Loughborough University), Jacqueline Bolton (University of Lincoln), Nicholas Holden, (University of Greenwich), and Chris Megson (Royal Holloway, University of London). The series editors said: “We are delighted to bring this new book series to … Continue reading

Modern Languages

Q&A With Éamon Ó Cofaigh, author of A Vehicle for Change

Our latest publication in the Studies in Modern and Contemporary France series, A Vehicle for Change, looks at popular representations of the automobile in 20th-Century France. Its author, Éamon Ó Cofaigh, takes a seat for an exclusive Q&A for the LUP blog.