Modern Languages

Intimate Frontiers: A Literary Geography of the Amazon – In Conversation with Felipe Martínez-Pinzón and Javier Uriarte

Felipe Martínez-Pinzón and Javier Uriarte's Intimate Frontiers: A Literary Geography of the Amazon is the latest publication in our American Tropics series. The articles compiled in this book discuss different aspects of the cultures and literatures of the Amazon, focusing not on its natural resources or opportunities for economic exploit, but on the richness that inhabits … Continue reading

Enlightenment

The Age of Lightness

Marine Ganofsky and Jean-Alexandre Perras are co-editors of Le Siècle de la légèreté: émergences d’un paradigme du XVIIIe siècle français, the April Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment volume, which analyses the importance and the different issues of the notion of lightness in the conceptions and the representations of eighteenth-century France. France is a light-hearted … Continue reading

Modern Languages

The Performance of Listening in Postcolonial Francophone Culture – Five Minutes with Jennifer Solheim

'How do voices find listeners?' To celebrate the release of The Performance of Listening in Postcolonial Francophone Culture, we caught up with Jennifer Solheim to discuss the representation of music and listening. The Performance of Listening in Postcolonial Francophone Culture argues that globalized media has allowed for efficient transmission of transnational culture, why do you think this is … Continue reading

Jewish Studies, News

What’s Next for The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization and LUP?

Liverpool University Press is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization. We asked Connie Webber, Managing Editor at the Library, to tell us more about the Library and its plans for the future. The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization was founded in 1965 by Louis Littman, in memory of his … Continue reading