Literature

A Day in the Life of John Keats, Medical Student and Assistant Surgeon

Hrileena Ghosh is the author of the latest volume in the English Association Monographs series,  John Keats' Medical Notebook. Her study explores the poet's manuscript medical Notebook from his time at Guy’s Hospital (October 1815 – March 1816), recovering the intriguing and mutually enriching connections between Keats’ two careers of medicine and poetry. In this … Continue reading

History

Testimonies from the front line of nineteenth-century British abolitionism

Mary Wills is the author of the recent Liverpool Studies in International Slavery publication, Envoys of Abolition, a new study of nineteenth-century British naval officers’ experiences of suppressing the transatlantic slave trade. In this blog post, Mary Wills highlights the wide cast of characters in Britain’s anti-slavery story with testimonies from naval officers which reveal … Continue reading

Literature

Dread Trident – In Conversation with Curtis D. Carbonell

Curtis D. Carbonell's Dread Trident, the latest addition to the Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies series, focuses on tabletop role-playing games as vital mechanisms in the increasing creation of ‘realized worlds’ in modern culture. We discussed this study of role-playing gametexts with the author. Could you tell us a bit about Dread Trident and … Continue reading

Journals

LUP Awards for Outstanding Journal Reviewers

Liverpool University Press is delighted to announce our Inaugural Awards for Outstanding Journal Reviewers. Good peer-review is essential to uphold the quality of an academic journal, and as academics often receive no professional credit for submitting peer-reviews, it is important to recognise their valuable contribution. Carefully selected by our journal editors, these individuals have provided an … Continue reading