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Reading Joyces Ulysses: A student guide to the novel and its critics Peter Dempsey

Reading Joyces Ulysses: A student guide to the novel and its critics

Peter Dempsey

Published June 19th 2014
ISBN : 9780826495853
Paperback
192 pages
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James Joyces classic novel, Ulysses, is one of the most famous, and intimidating, texts of all time. Not only is the novel itself notoriously complex but there is also a daunting amount of secondary criticism available to students approaching itsMoreJames Joyces classic novel, Ulysses, is one of the most famous, and intimidating, texts of all time. Not only is the novel itself notoriously complex but there is also a daunting amount of secondary criticism available to students approaching its study for the first time.This indispensable guide offers an introduction to the novel, its literary sources and allusions, and its criticism. As the novel is usually taught chapter by chapter, the guide follows the structure of Joyces text. Each chapter covers a chapter or episode in the novel and includes:- a brief summary of the chapter of Ulysses.- Joyces use of other books and texts.- an account of the most influential commentary on the chapter and how to use it.- topics for discussion.- a guide to further reading.Reading Joyces Ulysses will be the essential companion for any Joyce student.