James Joyce And The Question Of History by James FairhallJames Joyce And The Question Of History by James Fairhall

James Joyce And The Question Of History

byJames Fairhall

Paperback | January 26, 1996

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This ground-breaking book situates Joyce in his historical moment, exploring his attitudes towards colonialism, nationalism, World War I, gender, and class. Although James Fairhall draws on a wide range of critical theories, his study is clearly written and is accessible to any reader interested in the relation between Joyce's works and history.
Title:James Joyce And The Question Of HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:308 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.71 inPublished:January 26, 1996Publisher:Cambridge University Press

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ISBN - 10:052155876X

ISBN - 13:9780521558761

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Table of Contents

Introduction: what is history?; 1. The murders in the park; 2. Literary politics; 3. The paralyzed city; 4. Growing into history; 5. Ulysses and the Great War; 6. Reforming the wor(l)d; 7. Afterword: language and history; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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'An excellent book. To the vexed question of the political dimensions of Joyce's writings it brings an awareness of the complexity of the relation between literary texts and historical contexts, while at the same time providing historical material that will enrich readings of his works.' Derek Attridge