Literature

A Day in the Life of John Keats, Medical Student and Assistant Surgeon

Hrileena Ghosh is the author of the latest volume in the English Association Monographs series,  John Keats' Medical Notebook. Her study explores the poet's manuscript medical Notebook from his time at Guy’s Hospital (October 1815 – March 1816), recovering the intriguing and mutually enriching connections between Keats’ two careers of medicine and poetry. In this … Continue reading

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Changing perspectives on W.G. Sebald, 5 minutes with Uwe Schütte

How can we re-think W.G. Sebald? Uwe Schütte discusses the controversial nature of the writer, Austerlitz and his new book W.G. Sebald... W.G. Sebald has been described as one of the greatest writers in living memory and believed by many to have been a possible winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Could you tell us a bit about … Continue reading

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Virginia Woolf and the World of Books

How did Virginia Woolf and the Hogarth Press contribute to modern day independent publishing? Nicola Wilson and Claire Battershill discuss the innovations and successes of the press alongside their new book Virginia Woolf and the World of Books.  Just over hundred years ago, in 1917, Leonard and Virginia Woolf began a publishing house from their dining-room table. Can … Continue reading

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E. T. A. Hoffmann and Transgressive Romanticism – 5 minutes with Christopher R. Clason

To celebrate the release of E.T.A. Hoffmann: Transgressive Romanticism, Christopher R. Clason discusses the work of the author and the revelations of viewing his work through a 'transgressive' lens. Can you tell us a bit about the life of E.T.A Hoffmann and how it influenced his work? Hoffmann was born in a somewhat dysfunctional family in … Continue reading

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Presenting: Writers and their Work

Liverpool University Press is proud to announce the recent strategic partnership with Northcote House Publishers for the publication of the highly regarded series Writers and their Work. To celebrate this partnership, we’re giving you a look at what you can expect from the series… Jack London is the first title to be published under the new partnership. … Continue reading