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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.
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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 Finnegan's Wake. . . . It took Burgess to place Joyce's satire in its proper orbit.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393004458
  • Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/28/2000
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 517,716
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.70 (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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Table of Contents

Foreword 11
Part 1 The Stones
1 Solemnisations 17
2 Inheritances 27
3 A Paralysed City 35
4 Martyr and Maze-maker 48
5 Free Flight 58
6 'You Poor Poet, You!' 70
Part 2 The Labyrinth
1 Ways into the Labyrinth 83
2 Taking over Homer 88
3 Telemachus 94
4 Beginning of the Journey 106
5 Hell, Wind, Cannibals 114
6 He Proves by Algebra 126
7 Labyrinth and Fugue 133
8 Fireworks 142
9 Bullockbefrienders 151
10 Men into Swine 157
11 Home is the Sailor 165
12 The Bedside Labyrinth 177
Part 3 The Man-Made Mountain
1 Big Night Music 185
2 Bygmester Finnegan 194
3 Here Comes Everybody 203
4 ALP and her Letter 209
5 Brotherly Hate 219
6 Mactation of the Host 220
7 Shaun to Jaun to Yawn 239
8 Bed and Ricorso 253
9 In the End is the Word 264
Index 273
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2002

    Must-read for any serious Joycean

    Any fan of Joyce is bound to enjoy this informative, brilliantly written book

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