Journey Westward: Joyce, Dubliners and the Literary Revival
By: Frank Shovlin (author)Paperback
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This book suggests that James Joyce, like Yeats and his fellow Revivalists, was attracted to the west of Ireland as a place of authenticity and freedom. It shows how his acute historical sensibility is reflected in Dubliners, posing new questions about one of the most enduring collections of short stories ever written. The answers provided are a fusion of history and literary criticism, using close readings that balance techniques of realism and symbolism. The result is an original study that shines new light on Dubliners and Joyce's later masterpieces.
Frank Shovlin is Professor in Irish Studies at the University of Liverpool and the author of Journey Westward Joyce, Dubliners and the Literary Revival (LUP, 2012)
Acknowledgements Abbreviations Introduction: 'The journey westward' 1. 'Endless stories about the distillery': Joyce and Whiskey 2. 'Their friends, the French': Joyce, Jacobitism and the Revival 3. 'He would put in allusions': The Uses and Abuses of Revivalism Conclusion: Protestant Power and Plates of Peas Select Bibliography Index
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