The Cambridge Introduction to James Joyce - Bulson, Eric
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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…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
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.
  • Produktdetails
  • Cambridge Introductions to Literature
  • Verlag: Cambridge University Press
  • Seitenzahl: 152
  • Erscheinungstermin: 30. Oktober 2009
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 229mm x 152mm x 8mm
  • Gewicht: 270g
  • ISBN-13: 9780521549653
  • ISBN-10: 0521549655
  • Artikelnr.: 20910560
Autorenporträt
Bulson, Eric
Eric Bulson is Lecturer in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.
Inhaltsangabe
1. Life; 2. Works; 3. Contexts and reception.
Rezensionen
'... explores its subject's life, intellectual and artistic contexts, works, and reception ...' English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920