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  • James Joyce's World (Routledge Revivals)

    By Patricia Hutchins

    First published in 1957, this book explores what remained of Joyce’s background, not only in Ireland but in those cities abroad where his books were written. With the co-operation of those who knew the author, including his brother, much new material was brought together to shed new light on Joyce’…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Surreal Beckett

    Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, and Surrealism

    By Alan Warren Friedman

    Surreal Beckett situates Beckett‘s writings within the context of James Joyce and Surrealism, distinguishing ways in which Beckett forged his own unique path, sometimes in accord with, sometimes at odds with, these two powerful predecessors. Beckett was so deeply enmeshed in Joyce’s circle during…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • James Joyce

    Edited by Arnold Goldman

    This volume, first published in 1968, draws attention to the special relationship between Joyce’s life and his writing. The passages are presented in chronological order, with a commentary that pays particular attention to the bibliographical aspects of Joyce’s art. Goldman focuses on three texts;…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • The Joyce Paradox

    Form and Freedom in his Fiction

    By Arnold Goldman

    First published in 1966. By pursuing a group of cognate themes, the author relates major critical approaches to the fiction of James Joyce. One of the major issues explored is that of the existence of ‘symbols’ in his fiction, and of the quality of Joyce’s feelings shown through an examination of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • James Joyce and the Politics of Desire

    By Suzette A. Henke

    This title, first published in 1990, offers a feminist and psychoanalytic reassessment of the Joycean canon in the wake of Freud, Lacan, and Kristeva. The author centres her discussion of Ulysses, Dubliners, A Portrait of the Artist, Finnegans Wake, and Exiles around questions of desire and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • Joyce's Politics

    By Dominic Manganiello

    The object of this study, first published in 1980, is to dispel the view that James Joyce had no political views. Although not a political novelist like D. H. Lawrence or Joseph Conrad, political issues and discussions are central to Joyce’s major novels. This title links that political content…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • James Joyce and Modern Literature

    Edited by W. J. McCormack, Alistair Stead

    This collection, first published in 1982, brings together thirteen writers from a wide variety of critical traditions to take a fresh look at Joyce and his crucial position not only in English literature but in modern literature as a whole. Comparative views of his work include reflections on his…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • Backgrounds for Joyce's Dubliners

    By Donald T. Torchiana

    First published in 1986. Dubliners was James Joyce’s first major publication. Setting it at the turn of the century, Joyce claims to hold up a ‘nicely polished looking-glass’ to the native Irishman. In Backgrounds for Joyce’s Dubliners, the author examines the national, mythic, religious and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • James Joyce

    A Guide to Research

    By Thomas Jackson Rice

    James Joyce: A Guide to Research, first published in 1982, is a selective annotated bibliography of works by and about James Joyce. It consists of three parts: the primary bibliography – which includes separate bibliographies of Joyce’s major works, of scholarly editions or collections of his works…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • James Joyce's Finnegans Wake

    A Casebook

    Edited by John Harty, III

    First published in 1991. James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake: A Case Book was published in order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Joyce's final work with 14 critical essays and a page-by-page outline of the novel. The book includes critical approaches and interpretations in film, drama, and music.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • The Romance

    By Gillian Beer

    First published in 1970, this work provides an overview of the Romance from the medieval period to the 20th century and tracks how the genre has changed with time, including its interaction with other forms of literature such as gothic novels, realism and science fiction. It explores a myriad of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Comedy of Manners

    By David L. Hirst

    First published in 1979, this book traces comedy of manners from the 1660s to the then present — a scope beyond the traditional focus on the Restoration and early twentieth century. It uncovers an underestimated subversive potential and socially critical force in this particularly English dramatic…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

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