The New Bloomsday Book

A Guide Through Ulysses
Author: Harry Blamires
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415138582
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 253
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Since 1966 readers new to James Joyce have depended upon this essential guide to Ulysses. Harry Blamires helps readers to negotiate their way through this formidable, remarkable novel and gain an understanding of it which, without help, it might have taken several readings to achieve. The New Bloomsday Book is a crystal clear, page-by-page, line-by-line running commentary on the plot of Ulysses which illuminates symbolic themes and structures along the way. It is a highly accessible, indispensible guide for anyone reading Joyce's masterpiece for the first time. To ensure that Blamires' classic work will remain useful to new readers, this third edition contains the page numbering and references to three commonly read editions of Ulysses: the Oxford University Press 'World Classics' (1993), the Penguin 'Twentieth-Century Classics' (1992), and the Gabler 'Corrected Text' (1986) editions.

Where Land Meets Sea

Coastal Explorations of Landscape, Representation and Spatial Experience
Author: Anna Ryan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134763727
Category: Social Science
Page: 300
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Drawing together philosophical, empirical and academic thinking, this book focuses on generating awareness of the relationship forged between self and surroundings. It details research undertaken at two coastal sites, the South Wall in Dublin city and the Maharees peninsula in Co. Kerry, Ireland. Sixty-two participants were engaged in photography and drawing to enable this exploration of spatial experience. The participants' photographs and drawings present how spatial sensibilities can be revealed by becoming more attentive to the immediacy of bodily knowledge: our more-than-cognitive experience. Their communications resonate with the philosophers and theorists considered, including Merleau-Ponty, Edward Casey, Gilles Deleuze, Dalibor Vesely, and contemporary cultural geographers. From exploring the experienced spatiality of the meeting of land and sea, this book begins to suggest an alternative politics of the coast.

Irish Divorce / Joyce's Ulysses

Author: Peter Kuch
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137571861
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 289
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This engrossing, ground-breaking book challenges the long-held conviction that prior to the second divorce referendum of 1995 Irish people could not obtain a divorce that gave them the right to remarry. Joyce knew otherwise, as Peter Kuch reveals—obtaining a decree absolute in Edwardian Ireland, rather than separation from bed and board, was possible. Bloom’s “Divorce, not now” and Molly’s “suppose I divorced him”—whether whim, wish, fantasy, or conviction—reflects an Irish practice of petitioning the English court, a ruse that, even though it was known to lawyers, judges, and politicians at the time, has long been forgotten. By drawing attention to divorce as one response to adultery, Joyce created a domestic and legal space in which to interrogate the sometimes rival and sometimes collusive Imperial and Ecclesiastical hegemonies that sought to control the Irish mind. This compelling, original book provides a refreshingly new frame for enjoying Ulysses even as it prompts the general reader to think about relationships and about the politics of concealment that operate in forging national identity

Parallaxing Joyce

Author: Penelope Paparunas,Frances Ilmberger,Martin Heusser
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag
ISBN: 3772055893
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 367
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Parallaxing Joyce is a groundbreaking collection of critical essays, as it approaches James Joyce's work using parallactic principles as its overriding theoretical framework. While parallax, a frequent term in Joyce's work, originally derives from astronomy, it has been appropriated in this volume to provide fresh perspectives on Joyce's oeuvre. By comparing Joyce and Marilyn Monroe, films, art, serializations, philosophy, translation and censorship, among others, these scholars transform our way of reading not only Joyce but also the world around us. This volume will appeal not only to academic researchers and Joyce enthusiasts, but also to anyone interested in literary and cultural studies.

Fictions of Hybridity

Translating Style in James Joyce's Ulysses
Author: Ida Klitgård
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9788776741938
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 282
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Fictions of Hybridity is the first full-length study of the famous and infamous Danish translator Mogens Boisen's translations of James Joyce's Ulysses. It is author Ida Klitgård's basic presumption that since Joyce's international outlook was that of a multilingual exile, and since the style of his major works clearly demonstrates a fundamentally foreignizing principle of linguistic, aesthetic, and cultural hybridity, his works are shaped according to, what Klitgård calls, a poetics of translation as exile. This is very much the case in Ulysses. Consequently, translators of the novel are to take this stylistic trait into account when reproducing it in their own language. In this study, Klitgård explores such hybridity in Boisen's translations. Based on a critical discussion of recent theories of translation, such as the concepts of 'domestication' and 'foreignization,' she undertakes an extensive comparative analysis and evaluation of a number of episodes in Ulysses while paying close attention to the complex networks of the novel's most important stylistic features of hybridity.

Welt, Spiegel, Buch

Theorie der Fiktionalität und James Joyces Prosa
Author: Rainer A. Wirth
Publisher: Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften
Category: Fiction
Page: 412
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Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Category: Academic libraries
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Sexual Confessions
Author: Wolfgang Streit
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780472110001
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 229
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Sheds new light on James Joyce's use of sexual motifs as cultural raw material for Ulysses and other works Joyce/Foucault: Sexual Confessions examines instances of sexual confession in works of James Joyce, with a special emphasis on Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Ulysses. Using Michel Foucault's historical analysis of Western sexuality as its theoretical underpinning, the book foregrounds the role of the Jesuit order in the spread of a confessional force, and finds this influence inscribed into Joyce's major texts. Wolfgang Streit goes on to argue that the tension between the texts' erotic passages and Joyce's criticism of even his own sexual writing energizes Joyce's narratives-and enables Joyce to develop the radical skepticism of power revealed in his work. Wolfgang Streit is Lecturer, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich.

Books in Print 1996-97

Author: R R Bowker Publishing,In Print 1996-97 Books
Publisher: R. R. Bowker
ISBN: 9780835237864
Category: Out-of-print books
Page: N.A
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Joyce für Jedermann

eine Einführung in das Werk von James Joyce für den einfachen Leser
Author: Anthony Burgess
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783518456088
Category: Reader-response criticism
Page: 382
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Schwert und Harfe

die große Irland-Saga
Author: Frank Delaney
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783426631652
Page: 671
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In packenden, kulturgeschichtlich interessanten Episoden beschwört ein alter Geschichtenerzähler die Vergangenheit und Grösse Irlands und wird für einen Jungen zum faszinierenden Vorbild des eigenen Lebens. - Ein kulturgeschichtlich farbiges Panorama Irlands, das Vergangenheit und Gegenwart zu einer spannenden Geschichte vereint.