James Joyce: Texts and ContextsDe (autor) Professor Len Platt
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Offers a practical guide to reading Joyce's texts - including equal coverage of both Ulysses and Finnegans Wake
Len Platt is Professor of Modern Literatures and Head of the Department of Professional and Community Education at Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK. His books include Joyce and the Anglo-Irish (Rodopi), Joyce, Race and 'Finnegans Wake' (Cambridge) and the co-edited Joyce, Ireland, Britain (University of Florida Press).
Abbreviations \ 1. Introduction to a 'biografiend' \ 2. Earlier works \ 3. Going forth by day - Ulysses \ 4. Ulysses, Ireland, Empire \ 5. Reading Finnegans Wake \ 6. The Wake and the 1920s and 30s \ 7. 'I do not like that other world' - Joyce's publics \ Further Reading \ Index
An up-to-date and continuously thought-provoking introduction to Joyce which stresses the political and cultural issues surrounding his work. Where Joyce is at his most difficult, Platt's guidance is at its best.