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James Joyce has a reputation for being one of modern literature's most difficult writers. This introduction gives students the necessary tools they will need to get the most out of reading him. It provides the essential biographical information and situates his life and works in broader cultural, historical, and literary contexts. Students will also find detailed examinations of the major works including Ulysses and Finnegans Wake. In addition, Bulson lets students see how Joyce evolved as a writer. This introduction also provides a brief history of the critical reception of Joyce's life and works and explains what a variety of critical approaches can teach us. A guide to further reading has been included for those interested in consulting some of the more influential secondary works. This accessible and lively introduction gives students everything they will need to get started reading, understanding, and appreciating Joyce.Read more
- An easy to read introduction to Joyce for those new to his work
- Clear explanations of Joyce's main themes covering all his major works
- Includes suggestions for further reading and study of Joyce
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"Bulson's slim volume may well be the single best short introduction to Joyce presently available."
-Brian Shaffer, Rhodes College, English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920
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- Date Published: September 2006
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521549653
- length: 152 pages
- dimensions: 229 x 152 x 9 mm
- weight: 0.23kg
- availability: In stock
Table of Contents
3. Contexts and reception.
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