Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus – In Conversation with Jenny March

Jenny March’s new translation of Sophocles' Oedipus Tyrannus brings alive the power and complexities of Sophocles’ writing; Oedipus’ fate is cruel and undeserved, but his courage and compassion endure to the end. This new edition includes an introduction, the Greek text, facing-page translation, and commentary. We discussed this new publication with the author. Firstly, what … Continue reading


Aris & Phillips Classical Texts: Marking 40 years of a unique series

When Adrian and Lucinda Phillips published the first Classical Text in 1979, they could not have known either how successful the series would go on to become, or how long running. The series was however founded on the principle, still essential to it today, that it should make works in Greek or Latin accessible to … Continue reading

Modern Languages

Women in Translation Month

August marks Women in Translation month, the time to celebrate and read works in translation by women authors. Liverpool University Press supports Women in Translation all year round, publishing important works by both female authors and female translators. Next month sees the publication of the second edition of Montserrat Lunati’s Rainy Days, a collection of short stories by … Continue reading

Modern Languages

The Granny and the Heist!

The Granny and the Heist / La estanquera de Vallecas first ran soon after the death of Francisco Franco and the end of theatre censorship. Following his translation of the play, we caught up with Stuart Green and Lucy Meyer to discuss the messages implicit in the play and how the teaching resources included in this … Continue reading


Liverpool University Press acquires Aris & Phillips from Casemate/Oxbow

Liverpool University Press has acquired around 400 backlist and forthcoming titles from Casemate/Oxbow.  The books, published under the Aris & Phillips imprint, are predominantly facing page translations of Classics and Hispanic texts with widespread course adoption. Anthony Cond, Managing Director of LUP, said: “Complementing existing editorial strengths in Classics and the Modern Languages, the acquisition … Continue reading