James Joyce and the Difference of Language
Edited by Laurent Milesi
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James Joyce and the Difference of Language by Laurent Milesi
Book DescriptionJames Joyce and the Difference of Language offers an alternative look at Joyce's writing by placing his language at the intersection of various critical perspectives: linguistics, philosophy, feminism, psychoanalysis, postcolonialism and intertextuality. Combining close textual analysis and theoretically informed readings, an international team of leading scholars explores how Joyce's experiments with language repeatedly challenge our ways of reading. Topics covered include reading Joyce through translations; the role of Dante's literary linguistics in Finnegans Wake; and the place of gender in Joyce's modernism. Two further essays illustrate aspects of Joyce's cultural politics in Ulysses and the ethics of desire in Finnegans Wake. Informed by debates in Joyce scholarship, literary studies and critical theory, and addressing the full range of his writing, this volume comprehensively examines the critical diversity of Joyce's linguistic practices. It is essential reading for all scholars of Joyce and modernism.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521036597
(228mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 30-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This collection of essays comprehensively examines the critical diversity of Joyce's linguistic practices.
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Author Biography - Laurent Milesi
Laurent Milesi is Lecturer in English and American Literature and Critical Theory at Cardiff University, and a member of the Joyce ITEM-CNRS Research Group in Paris. He is the author of numerous essays, mainly on Joyce and related aspects of modernism, 20th-century American poetry, postmodernism and poststructuralism.
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