Reframing Rousseau

Barbara Abrams, Mira Morgenstern, and Karen Sullivan are the authors of Reframing Rousseau’s Lévite d'Ephraïm: The Hebrew Bible, hospitality, and modern identity, the May volume in the Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment series. An exciting new perspective on the influences of Biblical writings on Rousseau’s works, the study considers themes in Le Lévite d’Ephraïm, … Continue reading


Mapping a Polycentric Republic of Letters in Eighteenth-Century Mexico

José Francisco Robles is the author of Polemics, Literature, and Knowledge in Eighteenth-Century Mexico: A New World for the Republic of Letters, the April volume in the Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment series. As a study of intellectual history, his book analyzes the configuration of the Republic of Letters in eighteenth-century Mexico through the … Continue reading


Theatre and colonialism: the show goes on

Jeffrey M. Leichman and Karine Benac-Giroux are co-editors of the March volume in the Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment series, Colonialism and Slavery in Performance: Theatre and the Eighteenth-Century French Caribbean. This volume merges theatre history, performance studies, and textual analysis to open up new perspectives on Old Regime stage culture, and the studies within … Continue reading


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