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Joyce Effects On Language, Theory, and History

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ISBN-10: 0521777887

ISBN-13: 9780521777889

Edition: 2000

Authors: Derek Attridge

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Joyce Effects is a series of connected essays by one of todays leading commentators on James Joyce. Joyces books, Derek Attridge argues, go off like fireworks, and one of this books aims is to enhance the readers enjoyment of these special effects. He also examines another sort of effect: the way Joyces writing challenges and transforms our understanding of language, literature, and history. Attridges exploration of these transforming effects represents fifteen years of close engagement with Joyce, and reflects the changing course of Joyce criticism during this period. Each of Joyces four major books is addressed in depth, while several shorter chapters take up particular theoretical topics…    
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Book details

List price: $50.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/16/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Introduction: on being a Joycean
Deconstructive criticism of Joyce
Popular Joyce?
Touching 'Clay': Reference and reality in Dubliners
Joyce and the ideology of character
'Suck was a queer word': Language, sex, and the remainder in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Joyce, Jameson, and the text of history
Wakean history: not yet
Molly's flow: the writing of 'Penelope' and the question of women's language
The postmodernity of Joyce: chance, coincidence, and the reader
Countlessness of live-stories: narrativity in Finnegan's Wake
Finnegans awake, or the dream of interpretation
The Wake's confounded language
Judging Joyce