James Joyce in Context
Edited by John McCourt
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James Joyce in Context by John McCourt
Book DescriptionThis collection of original, cohesive and concise essays charts the vital contextual backgrounds to Joyce's life and writing. The volume begins with a chronology of Joyce's publishing history, an analysis of his various biographies and a study of his many published and unpublished letters. It goes on to examine how his works were received in the main twentieth-century critical and theoretical schools. Most importantly, it places Joyce within multiple Irish, British and European contexts, providing a lively sense of the varied and changing world in which he lived, which formed him, and from which he wrote. The essays collectively show how Joyce was rooted in his times, how he is both a product and a critic of his multiple contexts, and how important he remains to the world of literature, criticism and culture.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521886628
(228mm x 152mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 12-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John McCourt
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James Joyce in Context, Paperback (May 2014)
This collection of original, cohesive and concise essays charts the vital contextual backgrounds to James Joyce's life and writing.
Roll Away the Reel World, Hardback (October 2010)» View all books by John McCourt
This book focuses on Joyce's interest and involvement in early modern cinema and his subsequent thematic and formal borrowing for this genre; It will look at cinema's interest in Joyce as seen in important film versions of his work. It will bring together leading Joyce and film studies scholars.
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Author Biography - John McCourt
John McCourt is a lecturer at the Universita Roma, Tre.
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