Literature

“Quiet as it’s kept”: How The Bluest Eye Inaugurated a New Genre of Fiction 50 Years Ago

New from Clemson University Press, Writing the Survivor by Robin Field explores how rape novels place survivors at the heart of narratives of sexual violence rather than the perpetrators. In this blog post, Field reflects on the power of Toni Morrison's debut novel The Bluest Eye, to mark its 50th anniversary. The Bluest Eye was … Continue reading

History, News

Introducing our new series: Women in Ancient Cultures

Liverpool University Press is delighted to announce a new series in ancient history, encompassing all women from all ancient cultures, and all areas of the world, from approximately 4000 BCE to 800 CE. Led by Series Editors Virginia Campbell, Amy Gansell, Greg Gilles, Irene Salvo, Rebecca Usherwood and Lewis Webb, it will publish monographs and … Continue reading

Film studies, News

The Horrible History of Devil’s Advocates

By John Atkinson The origin of the Devil’s Advocates series lies in an editorial hunch. I had been running Auteur for about 10 years, mainly publishing for the pre-HE Film and Media studies audience. I was becoming aware that the horror film was dramatically increasing in popularity as an option in HE, and even at … Continue reading

Journals, Modern Languages, News

LUP: Open With Purpose

As a non-commercial university press, we are committed to Open Access. This year has seen exciting new developments in areas of our OA content and 2021 will see the introduction of two new OA journals. To celebrate Open Access Week 2020, we’d like to shine a light on our OA content that aims to make … Continue reading

Author Guides, News

How to publish an Open Access book with Liverpool University Press

Liverpool University Press (LUP) has been at the forefront of Open Access (OA) since 2010 (as part of OAPEN-UK with Jisc). We were the first publisher to sign up to Knowledge Unlatched; we launched Modern Languages Open in 2014, a peer-reviewed online platform for the OA publication of research from across the modern languages; we have created innovative OA … Continue reading