A Companion to James Joyce (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture)

A Companion to James Joyce (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture)

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A Companion to James Joyce offers a unique composite overview and analysis of Joyce's writing, his global image, and his growing impact on twentieth- and twenty-first-century literatures.* Brings together 25 newly-commissioned essays by some of the top scholars in the field* Explores Joyce's distinctive cultural place in Irish, British and European modernism and the growing impact of his work elsewhere in the world* A comprehensive and timely Companion to current debates and possible areas of future development in Joyce studies* Offers new critical readings of several of Joyce's works, including Dubliners, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, and Ulysses

About Author

Richard Brown is Reader in Modern Literature in the School of English at the University of Leeds. As well as a wide variety of articles on Joyce and other areas, Brown has published three books on the author: James Joyce and Sexuality (1985), James Joyce: A Postculturalist Perspective (1992), and Joyce, "Penelope" and the Body (2006). Since 1980 he has been co-editor of the James Joyce Broadsheet, a journal which continues to publish articles, book reviews, illustrations, news, and other material connected to the work of Joyce, three times a year. He currently serves as an elected Trustee of the International James Joyce Foundation.


List of Illustrations ix Acknowledgments xi Notes on Contributors xiii List of Abbreviations and Editions Used xvii 1 Introduction: Re-readings, Relocations, and Receptions 1 Richard Brown Part I Re-reading Texts 17 2 Dubliners: Surprised by Chance 19 Vicki Mahaffey 3 Desire, Freedom, and Confessional Culture in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man 34 John Paul Riquelme 4 Ulysses: The Epic of the Human Body 54 Maud Ellmann 5 Finnegans Wake: Novel and Anti-novel 71 Finn Fordham Part II Contexts and Locations 91 6 European Joyce 93 Geert Lernout 7 "In the Heart of the Hibernian Metropolis"? Joyce's Reception in Ireland, 1900-1940 108 John Nash 8 His citta immediata: Joyce's Triestine Home from Home 123 John McCourt 9 James Joyce and German Literature, or Refl ections on the Vagaries and Vacancies of Reception Studies 137 Robert K. Weninger 10 Molly's Gibraltar: The Other Location in Joyce's Ulysses 157 Richard Brown 11 Joyce and Postcolonial Theory: Analytic and Tropical Modes 174 Mark Wollaeger 12 "United States of Asia": James Joyce and Japan 193 Eishiro Ito 13 Where Agni Arafl ammed and Shiva Slew: Joyce's Interface with India 207 Krishna Sen 14 Joyce and New Zealand: Biography, Censorship, and Infl uence 223 David G. Wright Part III Approaches and Receptions 239 15 Joyce's Homer, Homer's Joyce 241 Declan Kiberd 16 The Joyce of French Theory 254 Jean-Michel Rabate 17 Joyce, Music, and Popular Culture 270 R. Brandon Kershner 18 The Joyce of Manuscripts 286 Daniel Ferrer 19 Joyce's Bridge to Late Twentieth-Century British Theater: Harold Pinter's Dialogue with Exiles 300 Mark Taylor-Batty 20 The Joyce Effect: Joyce in Visual Art 318 Christa-Maria Lerm Hayes 21 "In his secondmouth language": Joyce and Irish Poetry 341 Derval Tubridy 22 "Ghostly Light": Spectres of Modernity in James Joyce's and John Huston's "The Dead" 359 Luke Gibbons 23 Joyce through the Little Magazines 374 Katherine Mullin 24 Joyce and Radio 390 Jane Lewty 25 Scotographia: Joyce and Psychoanalysis 407 Luke Thurston Index 427

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  • ISBN13: 9781405110440
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 464
  • ID: 9781405110440
  • weight: 974
  • ISBN10: 1405110449

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