De-Familiarizing Readings

De-Familiarizing Readings


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De-Familiarizing Readings by Charles Rossman

Unlike many recent Joyce studies, De-familiarizing Readings eschews the theoretical and ideological and instead plants itself on firmer ground. Its eight outstanding Joyce scholars share a love of the "stuff" of texts, contexts, and intertexts: data and dates, food and clothing, letters and journals, literary allusions, and other quotidian desiderata. Their inductive approaches - whether to Dubliners, Portrait of the Artist, Ulysses, or Finnegans Wake - are thoroughly researched, argued with meticulous, even nit-picking, precision, and offer the pleasurable reading experience of forensic analysis. And in the end they provide the satisfaction of reaching persuasive conclusions that seem both striking and inevitable.

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ISBN-13: 9789042025707
Publisher: Rodopi
Publication date: 04/23/2009
Pages: 124
Product dimensions: 0.29(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

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