In "Dublin's Joyce," the most important living modernist critic, Hugh Kenner, addresses all of Joyce's major works from "Chamber Music" to "Finnegans Wake." He refutes the idea that the main purpose of Joyce's writing was to deliberately shock his readers. Kenner assumes that Joyce was not a man with a box of mysteries, but a writer with a subject: his native European metropolis of Dublin, the dual nature of this city at the turn of the century, approaching ubranization and preserving its Catholic traditions, gave rise to a ...

Dublin's Joyce 1987, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231066334

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Dublin's Joyce 1987, Columbia University Press, New York, NY

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