Reading Ulysses with an eye to the cultural references embedded within it, Kershner interrogates modernism's relationship to contemporary popular culture and literature. Examples underscore Kershner's corrective to formal approaches to genre as he broadens the methodologies that are used to study it to include social and political approaches.
R. Brandon Kershner is Alumni Professor of English at the University of Florida, USA.
Dialogics and Popular Culture in Joyce's Novel Odyssean Culture and Its Discontents Authorial Interchanges Riddling the Reader to Write Back Newspapers and Periodicals: Endless Dialogue Tit-Bits, Answers, and Beaufoy's Mysterious Postcard The World's Strongest Man: Joyce or Sandow? Ulysses and the Orient The Appearance of Rudy: Children's Clothing and the History of Photography