Literature, Poetry

‘A unique insight into the history of British literary criticism’, Writers and Their Work now available as a digital collection

Our new Writers and Their Work: The Digital Collection is not only a wonderful resource for students and researchers interested in the more than 400 authors featured in the series, it also provides a unique insight into the history of British literary criticism over the past seventy years. The history of the series The first … Continue reading

Heritage and Landscape

The Architecture of Steam

The Architecture of Steam: Waterworks and the Victorian Sanitary Crisis by James Douet weaves for the first time architectural and social history with industrial and engineering progress to show how waterworks pulled nineteenth-century towns back from the Sanitary Crisis that menaced civilized urban life. To celebrate this new Historic England publication, the author has put together … Continue reading

Literature

“All Human Life is There”: An Introduction to The Regal Throne by Nicholas Dobson

Nicholas Dobson's The Regal Throne — Power, Politics and Ribaldry, a guide to Shakespeare’s Richard II, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V, moves from high political intrigue to lowlife bar-room badinage; from self-indulgent regal decline to elevated and inspirational kingly valour. Dobson explains each scene of all four plays in detail with … Continue reading

Journals, Liverpool Interest, music, News

The Journal of Beatles Studies invites submissions for its second issue, to be published in Summer, 2023

The Journal of Beatles Studies invites submissions for its second issue, to be published in Summer, 2023.

Enlightenment

From the VF to Vif! A “lively” book series comes to life again as an online collection

In the early 2000s, the Voltaire Foundation decided to create a paperback series in collaboration with the Sorbonne University Press. It was intended (as we said in our publicity materials at the time) “to make available the work of the Voltaire Foundation’s authors to the widest audience in an affordable, paperback format.” Since we are … Continue reading

News

Job vacancy: Production Editor / Senior Production Editor

Liverpool University Press is seeking an additional Production Editor/Senior Production Editor to join a busy Production team at an award-winning academic publisher. Primary duties Oversee the production of journal issues and books from receipt of unedited content to delivery of final printed and electronic products Assess accepted manuscripts before handing material over to the project … Continue reading