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  • Page extent: 314 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.45 kg


 (ISBN-13: 9780521545532 | ISBN-10: 0521545536)

This second edition of The Cambridge Companion to Joyce contains several revised essays, reflecting increasing emphasis on Joyce's politics, a fresh sense of the importance of his engagement with Ireland, and the changes wrought by gender studies on criticism of his work. This Companion gathers an international team of leading scholars who shed light on Joyce's work and life. The contributions are informative, stimulating and full of rich and accessible insights which will provoke thought and discussion in and out of the classroom. The Companion's reading lists and extended bibliography offer readers the necessary tools for further informed exploration of Joyce studies. This volume is designed primarily as a students' reference work (although it is organised so that it can also be read from cover to cover), and will deepen and extend the enjoyment and understanding of Joyce for the new reader.

• Second edition of highly successful Companion to Joyce, including 5 new essays • Essays written by a team of international specialists • Chronology and further reading are essential tools for students of Joyce


Preface; Contributors; Chronology of Joyce's life; 1. Reading Joyce Derek Attridge; 2. Joyce the Irishman Seamus Deane; 3. Joyce the Parisian Jean-Michel Rabaté; 4. Joyce the Modernist Christopher Butler; 5. Dubliners Garry Leonard; 6. Stephen Hero and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man: transforming the nightmare of history John Paul Riquelme; 7. Ulysses Jennifer Levine; 8. Finnegans Wake Margot Norris; 9. Joyce's shorter works Vicki Mahaffey; 10. Joyce and feminism Jeri Johnson; 11. Joyce and sexuality Joseph Valente; 12. Joyce and consumer culture Jennifer Wicke; 13. Joyce, colonialism and nationalism Marjorie Howes; Further reading; Index.


'These essays offer introductions to numerous ways of locating Joyce in the wider world of theory and ideas, and are useful springboards back into the works themselves … reading adding another layer to our understanding of the man and the work.' The Irish Times


Derek Attridge, Seamus Deane, Jean-Michel Rabaté, Christopher Butler, Garry Leonard, John Paul Riquelme, Jennifer Levine, Margot Norris, Vicki Mahaffey, Jeri Johnson, Joseph Valente, Jennifer Wicke, Marjorie Howes

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