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James Joyce in context

Author: John McCourt
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection charts the vital contextual backgrounds to James Joyce's life and writing. The essays collectively show how Joyce was rooted in his times, how he is both a product and a critic of his  Read more...

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Named Person: James Joyce
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John McCourt
ISBN: 9780521886628 0521886627 9781107635937 1107635934
OCLC Number: 900420355
Notes: Composition and publishing history of the major works : an overview / Stacey Herbert. Biography / Finn Fordham. Letters / William S. Brockman. Genre, place, and value : Joyce's reception, 1904-1941 / John Nash. Postwar Joyce / Joseph Brooker. Structuralism, deconstruction, post-structuralism / Sam Slote. Gender and sexuality / Marian Eide. Psychoanalysis / Luke Thurston. Postcolonialism / Gregory Castle. Genetic Joyce criticism / Dirk Van Hulle. Translation studies / Jolanta Wawrzycka. Joyce and world literature / Eric Bulson. 21st century critical contexts / Sean Latham. Being in Joyce's world / Cheryl Temple Herr. Dublin / L.M. Cullen. Nineteenth-century lyric nationalism / Matthew Campbell. The Irish Revival / Clare Hutton. The English literary tradition / Patrick Parrinder. Paris / Jean-Michel Rabate. Trieste / John McCourt. Greek and Roman themes / Brian Arkins. Medicine / Vike Martina Plock. Modernisms / Michael Levenson. Music / Timothy Martin. Irish and European politics, nationalism, socialism, empire / Brian Caraher. Newspapers and popular culture / R. Brandon Kershner. Language and languages / Tim Conley. Philosophy / Fran O'Rourke. Religion / Geert Lernout. Science / Mark Morrisson. Cinema / Maria di Battista. Sex / Christine Froula
Description: xx, 414 s
Contents: Preface; Part I. Life and Works: 1. Chronology of composition and publication of the major works Stacey Herbert; 2. Joyce's lives, memoirs and biographies Finn Fordham; 3. Letters William S. Brockman; Part II. Theory and Critical Reception: 4. Prewar Joyce John Nash; 5. Postwar Joyce Joseph Brooker; 6. Structuralism, deconstruction, post-structuralism Sam Slote; 7. Gender and sexuality Marian Eide; 8. Psychoanalysis Luke Thurston; 9. Post-colonialism Gregory Castle; 10. Genetic criticism Dirk van Hulle; 11. Translation studies Jolanta Wawrzycka; 12. World literature and cosmopolitanism Eric Bulson; 13. Twenty-first-century critical contexts Sean Latham; Part III. Historical and Cultural Context: 14. Being in Joyce's world Cheryl Temple Herr; 15. Dublin L. M. Cullen; 16. The Irish nineteenth century Matthew Campbell; 17. The Irish revival Clare Hutton; 18. The English literary tradition Patrick Parrinder; 19. Paris Jean-Michel Rabate; 20. Trieste John McCourt; 21. Greek and Roman themes Brian Arkins; 22. Medicine Vike Martina Plock; 23. Modernisms Michael Levenson; 24. Music Timothy Martin; 25. Irish and European politics, nationalism, socialism, empire Brian Caraher; 26. Newspapers and popular culture R. Brandon Kershner; 27. Language and languages Tim Conley; 28. Philosophy Fran O'Rourke; 29. Religion Geert Lernout; 30. Science Mark Morrison; 31. Cinema Maria di Battista; 32. Sex Christine Froula; Further reading; Index.
Responsibility: ed. by John McCourt
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