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Re Joyce
     

Re Joyce

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by Anthony Burgess
 

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Arguing that "the appearance of difficulty is part of Joyce's big joke," Burgess provides a readable, accessible guide to the writings of James Joyce.

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Arguing that "the appearance of difficulty is part of Joyce's big joke," Burgess provides a readable, accessible guide to the writings of James Joyce.

Editorial Reviews

Philip Toynbee - The Observer
“Burgess has written a study of the most brilliant and humane of twentieth-century humanists.”
Saturday Review
“Recognizing the coming and cosmic in Joyce, [Burgess] proceeds with his self-imposed task of unraveling meaning by scrutinizing the layers of a mind that was encyclopedic in dimension. . . . He has defined the perimeter of Joyce's adventure in both Ulysses and Finnegans Wake. . . . It took Burgess to place Joyce's satire in its proper orbit.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393004458
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
673,969
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Anthony Burgess (1917–1993) is the author of many works, including A Clockwork Orange, The Wanting Seed, Nothing Like the Sun, Honey for the Bears, The Long Day Wanes, The Doctor Is Sick, and ReJoyce.

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Re Joyce 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Any fan of Joyce is bound to enjoy this informative, brilliantly written book