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    Fifth-century Greek tragedy contains some of the most fascinating and important stage-ghosts in Western literature, whether the talkative Persian king Darius, who is evoked from the Underworld in Aeschylus' Persians, or the murdered Trojan prince ...

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    Wendy Cope is one of Britain's most popular poets: her first two collections have together sold almost half a million copies, and in 1998, when Ted Hughes died, she was the BBC listeners' choice to succeed him as Poet Laureate. She is also contrar...

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    'Created' by Steven Spielberg yet officially directed by Tobe Hooper, Poltergeist (1982) can be best described as 'family horror movie' both in its target audience and in its narrative context, the story of an All-American suburban family, the Fre...

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    The 'country house poem' was born in the seventeenth century as a fruitful way of flattering potential patrons. But the genre's popularity faded - ironically, just as 'country house society' was emerging. It was only when the power and influence o...

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    Standing in the Forest of Being Alive is a memoir-in-poems that reckons with erotic love even as the narrator is diagnosed and treated for breast cancer at the age of thirty-six during a time of pandemic and political upheaval. With humour and hon...

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    This book constitutes the most detailed and wide-ranging comparative study to date of how European literatures written in less well known languages try, through translation, to reach the wider world. Through case studies of over thirteen different...

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    This book vividly reconstructs the social world of upper middle-class Belfast during the time of the city's greatest growth, between the 1830s and the 1880s. Using extensive primary material including personal correspondence, memoirs, diaries and ...

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    This book examines the role of the United States of America in the Northern Ireland conflict and peace process. It begins by looking at how US figures engaged with Northern Ireland, as well as the wider issue of Irish partition, in the years befor...

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    George A. Romero's Dawn of the Dead (1978) is celebrated both as a 'splatter' movie and as a satire of 1970s consumerism. One of the most financially successful independent films ever produced, Dawn of the Dead presented a strong vision to audiences

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    Don Paterson is one of Britain's leading contemporary poets. A popular writer as well as a formidably intelligent one, he has won both a dedicated readership and most of Britain's major poetry prizes, including the T. S. Eliot Prize on two occasions,

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    This Devil's Advocate explores the cinematic wonders of Brian Desmond Hurst's much loved 1951 adaptation of A Christmas Carol, Scrooge, through the prism of horror cinema, arguing that the film has less in common with cosy festive tradition than i...

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    Martin Scorsese's Cape Fear (1991) opens with a shot of water andclimaxes on a raging river. Despite, or perhaps because of, the film's great commercialsuccess, critical analysis of the film typically does not delve beneath the surface of Scorsese's

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    This book accompanies the first exhibition entirely of Jamaican art to take place in the north-west of the UK. The exhibition, Jamaica Making: The Theresa Roberts Art Collection, is sited at the Victoria Gallery and Museum, Liverpool in 2022, and is

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    Alice Hiller's debut performs an act of witness and restitution. Working with her childhood and adolescent medical notes, bird of winter creates a redemptive language to speak the darkness of being sexually abused by a family member. Through the e...

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    People, young and old, need stars to guide them. They need models to construct their own identity, to build their self-esteem, to change the way they see the world and to overcome their own and others' prejudice. During my childhood, many stars were

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    The Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film offers critical insights into SF far beyond the more common Anglo-American narratives. Contributors take either a national or transnational approach, and stretch the geographic and conceptual b...

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    The purpose of this book is to excavate and recover a wealth of under-examined artworks and research materials directly to interrogate, debate and analyse the tangled skeins undergirding visual representations of transatlantic slavery across the B...

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    Have you looked / have you looked deeply?' ask these poems, rooted in the human body and its movement through an interconnected living world. Bloom, Sarah Westcott's second collection, approaches the cultural and physical spaces where human and no...

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    Juana of Castile (commonly referred to as Juana la Loca - Joanna the Mad) was a sixteenth-century Queen of Spain, daughter of the instigators of the Inquisition. Conspired against, betrayed, imprisoned and usurped by her father, husband and son in...

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    Transnational Russian Studies offers an approach to understanding Russia based on the idea that language, society and culture do not neatly coincide, but should be seen as flows of meaning across ever-shifting boundaries. Our book moves beyond static

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    James Watt (1736-1819) was a pivotal figure of the Industrial Revolution. His career as a scientific instrument maker, inventor and engineer was developed in Scotland, his land of birth. His subsequent national and international significance as a ...

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    This book draws on a lengthy experience of teaching graduates how to approach medieval books. It leads the reader through the stages of the editorial process, using part of Richard Rolle's Commentary on the Song of Songs as the working exemplar. I...

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    This is the first such study of Operation Banner, the British Army's campaign in Northern Ireland. Drawing upon extensive interviews with former soldiers, primary archival sources including unpublished diaries and unit log-books, this book closely...

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    Save the Womanhood is a fascinating new history about promiscuity, prostitution and the efforts of local social purists to `save' working-class women from themselves. The book examines how the work of the Liverpool Vigilance Association was supple...

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