The Florida James Joyce Series

Edited by Sebastian D. G. Knowles, Ohio State University

Series Description:

As one of the most studied writers in history, James Joyce has evoked criticism and scholarship for over half a century. In this tradition, The Florida James Joyce Series seeks to foster the most meaningful avenues of current investigation and to help establish new directions and methodologies for reading Joyce's work.

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Sebastian D. G. Knowles
Dept. of English, Ohio State University
164 W. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH. 43210-1370

There are 64 books in this series.

Please note that while you may order forthcoming books at any time, they will not be available for shipment until shortly before publication date

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Voices and Values in Joyce's Ulysses

This book provides a clear, well-substantiated answer to a question that has vexed critics for decades: Why does Joyce employ a different style for each of the last ten episodes of "Ulysses"? Rejecting the commonly held position that this variety of

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Joyce's Comic Portrait

In the first book-length study of the comedic in "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man," Roy Gottfried argues that far from being a solemn work, Joyce's early masterpiece is covertly but determinedly comic. Specifically, he looks at the Portrait's

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Joyce and Hagiography: Saints Above!

R.J. Schork examines the function of the countless saints--genuine and bogus, famous and obscure, ancient and modern--who hover over James Joyce's fiction. Schork identifies these saints, traces their inspiration in Joyce's Irish Catholic upbringing,

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Chaos Theory and James Joyce's Everyman

Applies chaos theory to James Joyce's Ulysses, & specifically to the course of Leopold Bloom's day, ultimately showing how and why chaos theory offers the best model yet for understanding daily human life and a fresh, humanistic understanding of Joyce.

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Joyce through the Ages: A Nonlinear View

Edited collection of essays focusing on social, cultural, and historical aspects of age and aging in Joyce's work. Examines nontraditional connections suggested by chaos theory.

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Reading Derrida Reading Joyce

The first major comprehensive study of the relationship between Joyce and Derrida, exploring in full Derrida’s reading of Joyce as deconstructive and the use English-speaking Joyceans have made of Derrida’s theories.

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Advertising and Commodity Culture in Joyce

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Joyce, Joyceans, and the Rhetoric of Citation

Examines Joyce's aversion to quotation marks (he c

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Joyce's Music and Noise: Theme and Variation in His Writings

Explains all of Joyce's writing in terms of music

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Greek and Hellenic Culture in Joyce

Examines the essential contributions of Greek lang