Joyce and the Invention of Irish History: Finnegans Wake in Context

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This incisive study of James Joyce's work examines Finnegans Wake as a narrative response to acute problems of historical experience, especially issues of modern Irish identity implicit in historical writing about Ireland. Thomas C. Hofheinz shows how Joyce's narrative simulations of such problems enabled him to form startling linkages between public and private, objective and subjective Irish history. Hofheinz investigates Joyce's illumination of a wide range of issues - social, cultural, familial, psychological - by ...

Joyce and the Invention of Irish History: Finnegans Wake in Context 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521152709

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