History

The Byzantine Romance of Livistros and Rodamne and its place in Medieval Eurasian erotic fiction

For many informed readers or simple enthusiasts the presence of erotic literature in the western or eastern medieval world (the poems of the Carmina Burana, for example, or various tales in The Thousand and One Nights) does not come as a surprise. For the most of us, however, the very existence of erotic literature in … Continue reading

Literature

Keeping the Ancient Way: the Life and Work of Henry Vaughan

New to our English Association Monographs series, Keeping the Ancient Way is a detailed study of the historical contexts and literary achievements of seventeenth-century poet Henry Vaughan. In this blog post, author Robert Wilcher reflects on his study of Vaughan throughout his academic career. The publication of my book on Henry Vaughan, Keeping the Ancient … Continue reading

History

Reading proofs in lockdown

Exodus is an exceptional Old English poem, dramatically focussing on the crossing of the Red Sea. The exodus to the Promised Land is interpreted within the allegorical perspective of the christian's journey through life to the ultimate heavenly home. In May 2020, LUP published the third edition of Peter J. Lucas's Exodus during the first wave … Continue reading

Film studies

Hitchcock’s Shadow of a Doubt – In Conversation with Diane Negra

New from Auteur, Shadow of a Doubt redresses the deficit of sustained critical attention paid to Hitchcock’s 1943 film, the one that he at various times identified as his favourite and his best. In this blog post we spoke to author Diane Negra to discuss the milestone film and her important study. What drew you … Continue reading

Journals, News

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Customer Service Administrator (Journals) - Job Description Widely recognized for its progressive and energetic approach to publishing, Liverpool University Press (LUP) is an award-winning scholarly publisher, producing more than 150 books every year, 38 academic journals and a number of digital collections. Founded in 1899, the Press has grown significantly in recent years and is … Continue reading