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Bernard Shaw: A Life

A leading Shavian authority provides new information about the public image and the private realities of one of the 20th century’s most celebrated writers and social critics. With 69 b&w photos, notes, index.

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Joyce and the Early Freudians: A Synchronic Dialogue of Texts

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James Joyce's "Fraudstuff"

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Joycean Temporalities: Debts, Promises, and Countersignatures

Thwaites reframes a number of familiar critical debates and issues-Joycean aesthetics and history, the "mythic" parallels of Ulysses, the realtionship of the interior monologue to literary realism, the vexed figure of the narrator, and the endless effects

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Joyce's Metamorphosis

Using the fiction the young James Joyce was writing from 1904 to 1906, Sultan traces the process by which Joyce evolved into the mature artist.

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The Dublin Helix: The Life of Language in Joyce's Ulysses

The Dublin Helix is a puzzle book, taking as its method James Joyce's own playful manipulations of language and matching them with entertaining word searches, acrostics, and other enigmas. Knowles finds ways into Ulysses that have never before

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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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Shaw's Theater

Examines Shaw's work in the theater and the use of theater in his work. Part I, "Bernard Shaw, Director" was originally published in 1971 and remains the most authoritative work on this aspect of Shaw. Part II: "The Director as Interpreter:

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Advertising and Commodity Culture in Joyce