James Joyce : a short introduction / Michael Seidel.
By: Seidel, Michael.Material type: TextSeries: Blackwell introductions to literature.Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, c2002Description: ix, 162 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0631227016 (alk. paper); 0631227024 (alk. paper); 9780631227014.Subject(s): Joyce, James, -- 1882-1941 -- Criticism and interpretation | Dublin (Ireland) -- In literatureDDC classification: 823.912 Online resources: WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of contents 1. Introducing Joyce.2. Master Plots.3. Dubliners.4. Portrait of The Artist as a Young Man.5. Exiles.6. Levels of Narration.7. Homer in Ulysses.8. Three Dubliners.9. Reflexive Fiction.10. Strategic Planning.Notes. Index.
"The difficulties that students face when tackling Joyce's works are often addressed by focusing on plot, implying that the "real" books are hidden behind the author's complex language and style. This reader-friendly introduction offers an alternative approach, suggesting that close attention to Joyce's words, phrases, and sentences is the best route to reading his works with insight and pleasure. Seidel demystifies Read more...