Joyce's Critics: Transitions in Reading and Culture

Paperback | June 24, 2004

byJoseph Brooker

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Joseph Brooker’s synthesis lucidly summarizes more than seventy years of Joyce criticism. This is the first broad study of how James Joyce’s work was received in the Anglophone world, accessibly written for both academic and lay readers. Brooker shows how the reading of Joyce's work has moved through different critical paradigms, periods, and places, and how Joyce’s writing has given generations of readers a way to discuss the major issues of the modern world.

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Joseph Brooker’s synthesis lucidly summarizes more than seventy years of Joyce criticism. This is the first broad study of how James Joyce’s work was received in the Anglophone world, accessibly written for both academic and lay readers. Brooker shows how the reading of Joyce's work has moved through different critical paradigms, perio...

Joseph Brooker teaches English literature at Birkbeck College, University of London.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:June 24, 2004Publisher:University Of Wisconsin PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0299196046

ISBN - 13:9780299196042

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"A vibrant guide to the reception of Joyce’s work by many minds and cultures. Joe Brooker sifts the evidence with such clarity that his own study becomes a distinguished addition to the canon of Joyce criticism."—Declan Kiberd, University College Dublin