Edited by Sangam MacDuff, Angus McFadzean, and Morris Beja
Pub Date: 3/5/2024
This book offers the first critical edition of the forty short texts James Joyce called “epiphanies.” Presenting the texts with background information and thorough annotations, this edition provides a vivid insight into Joyce’s art.
Using genetic criticism, an approach focused on the materiality of the writing process, this book shows how the creative process of modernist writer James Joyce can be reconstructed from his manuscripts.
Examining the role of boundaries and limits in James Joyce’s later works, primarily Finnegans Wake but also Ulysses and other texts, this book explains and reconciles Joyce’s contrary tendencies to establish and transgress limits and shows the Wake’s relevance to many different fields of thought.
In this book, Neil Davison argues that Albert Altman, a Dublin-based businessman and Irish nationalist, influenced James Joyce’s creation of the character of Leopold Bloom as well as Ulysses’ broader themes surrounding race, nationalism, and empire.
Addressing James Joyce’s borderlessness and the ways his work crosses or unsettles boundaries of all kinds, the essays in this volume position borderlessness as a major key to understanding Joycean poiesis, opening new doors and new engagements with his work.
A unique in-depth comparative study of two classic literary works, this volume examines essential themes in James Joyce’s Ulysses and Homer’s Odyssey, showing how each work highlights and clarifies aspects of the other.
In this book, Fran O’Rourke examines the influence of Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas on James Joyce, arguing that both thinkers fundamentally shaped the philosophical outlook which pervades the author’s oeuvre.
In this book, the first to explore the role of disability in the writings of James Joyce, contributors examine the varying ways in which Joyce’s texts represent disability and the environmental conditions of his time that stigmatized, isolated, and othered individuals with disabilities.
Placing women writers at the center of the sensory and technological experimentation that characterized the modernist movement, this book shows how women of the era challenged gendered narratives that limited their power and agency and waged dissent through their radical sensuous writing.