From Ulysses to Finnegans Wake , James Joyce s writings rank among the most intimidating works of literature. Unfortunately, many of the books that purport to explain Joyce are equally difficult. The Critical Lives series comes to the rescue with this concise yet deep examination of Joyce s life and literary accomplishments, an examination that centers on Joyce s mythical and actual Ireland as the true nucleus of his work. Andrew Gibson argues here that the most important elements in Joyce s novels are historically ...

James Joyce 2006, Reaktion Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781861892775

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