Enlightenment

What do children do with books ?

Emmanuelle Chapron is the author of the February volume in the Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment series, Livres d’école et littérature de jeunesse en France au XVIIIᵉ siècle. In this volume, Chapron examines the creation of the children's book market in eighteenth-century France, providing a new perspective which examines the role played by educational institutions, booksellers, … Continue reading

Journals, News

How are LUP committed to Open Access?

Liverpool University Press have been publishing Open Access books since 2010 (as part of OAPEN-UK with Jisc), we were the first publisher to sign up to Knowledge Unlatched (2012), and in 2014 we launched Modern Languages Open (MLO), a peer-reviewed online platform for the Open Access publication of research from across the modern languages to … Continue reading

News

Haitian Studies from Liverpool University Press

LUP’s mission is to disseminate high quality research and to promote learning and culture through our publications. As such we've compiled our list of titles which study and explore Haiti in response to recent demand for a lasting conversation on the subject. Exile and Post-1946 Haitian Literature Haiti Rising Writing on the Fault Line  The Colonial System Unveiled  … Continue reading

Poetry

The Inspiration and Storytelling of And She Was: In Conversation with Sarah Corbett

Natalie Bolderston caught up with Sarah Corbett to discuss the parallels of poetry and cinema and the inspiration and storytelling behind her gripping collection And She Was.  And She Was is described as a 'verse novel', as the poems connect to make one continuous narrative. What made you decide to combine the two forms? Did you face any … Continue reading

Poetry

The Science, Nature and Creativity of Slant Light. In Conversation with Sarah Westcott

We caught up with Sarah Westcott to discuss the interplay between science and creative writing and the various aspects of life and culture that enrich her poetry collection Slant Light. As someone who has studied both biology and creative writing, do you think that scientific methods (e.g. observation and analysis) bear any similarity to poetic composition? … Continue reading