James Joyce, Sexuality and Social Purity / Edition 1

James Joyce, Sexuality and Social Purity / Edition 1

by Katherine Mullin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521827515

ISBN-13: 9780521827515

Pub. Date: 04/28/2015

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Katherine Mullin offers a detailed account of Joyce's lifelong battle against censorship. She reveals how Joyce responded to Edwardian ideologies of social purity by accentuating the "contentious" or "offensive" elements in such works as Ulysses, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, and Dubliners. This important book, based on prodigious archival research, will…  See more details below

Overview

Katherine Mullin offers a detailed account of Joyce's lifelong battle against censorship. She reveals how Joyce responded to Edwardian ideologies of social purity by accentuating the "contentious" or "offensive" elements in such works as Ulysses, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, and Dubliners. This important book, based on prodigious archival research, will change the way Joyce is read and offers crucial insights into the sexual politics of Modernism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521827515
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2015
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction: provoking the puritysnoopers; 1. 'Works which boys couldn't read': reading and regulation in 'An Encounter'; 2. 'Don't cry for me, Argentina': 'Eveline', white slavery and the seductions of propaganda; 3. 'True manliness': policing masculinity in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man; 4. Typhoid turnips and crooked cucumbers: theosophical purity in 'Scylla and Charybdis'; 5. Making a spectacle of herself: Gerty MacDowell through the mutoscope; 6. Vice crusading in Nighttown: 'Circe', brothel policing and the pornographies of reform; Afterword; Select bibliography; Index.

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