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Description - Critical Companion to James Joyce by A.Nicholas Fargnoli

The author of such classics as "Dubliners", "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man", "Ulysses", "Finnegans Wake", and more, James Joyce is one of the greatest writers of all time. Known for his experimental use of language, Joyce endured controversy surrounding much of his work, including one of the most famous censorship trials in history. "Critical Companion to James Joyce" examines this groundbreaking Irish novelist by exploring his work and influences, including family, friends, relatives, and acquaintances, as well as important places where he lived and worked. In this single-volume reference, admirers, general readers, and lovers of literature will discover hundreds of entries covering every aspect of Joyce's life and work. Coverage includes: a biography of Joyce; synopses and critical discussions of all Joyce's published work; profiles of significant members of Joyce's family and social circle; discussions of intellectual and literary influences on Joyce; and accounts of censorship and legal battles. Additional material includes: a working outline of Finnegans Wake; and the Ulysses schema.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780816066896
ISBN-10: 0816066892
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 187mm x mm)
Pages: 464
Imprint: Checkmark Books
Publisher: Facts On File Inc
Publish Date: 1-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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