Literature

“All Human Life is There”: An Introduction to The Regal Throne by Nicholas Dobson

Nicholas Dobson's The Regal Throne — Power, Politics and Ribaldry, a guide to Shakespeare’s Richard II, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V, moves from high political intrigue to lowlife bar-room badinage; from self-indulgent regal decline to elevated and inspirational kingly valour. Dobson explains each scene of all four plays in detail with … Continue reading

Literature

“Mapped Worlds and Rediscovered Texts”: An Introduction to Appalachian Pastoral by Michael S. Martin

New from Clemson University Press, Michael S. Martin's Appalachian Pastoral is the first book-length study of antebellum travel narratives into the Appalachian Mountains. In this blog post Martin introduces his work to recast Appalachian literature in terms of a ‘lost tradition’ of texts, understanding the history of the region, and its current environmental and cultural … Continue reading

Literature, Poetry

‘A unique insight into the history of British literary criticism’, Writers and Their Work now available as a digital collection

Our new Writers and Their Work: The Digital Collection is not only a wonderful resource for students and researchers interested in the more than 400 authors featured in the series, it also provides a unique insight into the history of British literary criticism over the past seventy years. The history of the series The first … Continue reading

Journals, Literature, News

T. S. Eliot Studies Annual available as part of the curated Journal Collections at ProjectMUSE

Liverpool University is delighted to share the exciting news that as of 2023, the T. S. Eliot Studies Annual will be available as part of the curated Journal Collections at Project MUSE.

History, Journals, Literature, News

Celebrating Disability History Month 2022

From 16th November to 16th December 2022 it is Disability History Month throughout the UK, with events throughout the month celebrating the themes of Disability, Health and Wellbeing. To mark this, the team at Liverpool University Press have put together a curated reading list full of OA and free to read content.