Man from Babel

Man from Babel

by Eugene Jolas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300075367

ISBN-13: 9780300075366

Pub. Date: 10/28/1998

Publisher: Yale University Press

This autobiography of Eugene Jolas, available for the first time nearly half a century afterhis death in 1952, tells the story of a man who, as the editor of the magazine transition,was the first publisher of Joyce's Finnegans Wake and other signal works of the modernistperiod. The book sheds new light on international modernism and the historical avant- garde.

Overview

This autobiography of Eugene Jolas, available for the first time nearly half a century afterhis death in 1952, tells the story of a man who, as the editor of the magazine transition,was the first publisher of Joyce's Finnegans Wake and other signal works of the modernistperiod. The book sheds new light on international modernism and the historical avant- garde. Henry McBride Series in Modernism and Modernity .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300075366
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Series:
Henry McBride Series in Modernism and Modernity
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations,ix
Introduction,xi
Acknowledgments,xxxiii
Note on the Text,xxxv
Prologue,1
1 European Frontier World,4
2 Immigrant into Neo-American,18
3 Roving Reporter,41
4 Return to the Old World,53
5 Reporter in Paris,65
6 Voyages of Discovery,87
7 Quest for New Words,107
8 Gog and Magog,135
9 Ananke Strikes the Poet,160
10 In the Maelstrom,179
11 Journey Through Rubbleland,215
12 News from Babel,227
13 The Frontierless World,259
Epilogue,270
Notes to Front Matter,275
Notes to Man from Babel,281
Index,319

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