Re Joyce

Re Joyce

by Anthony Burgess

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393004458
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 06/28/2000
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 750,785
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Anthony Burgess (1917–1993) is the author of many works, including The Wanting Seed, Nothing Like the Sun, and Re Joyce. A Clockwork Orange is one of the "100 best novels" of both Time magazine and Modern Library and is on David Bowie's Book List.

Table of Contents

Foreword11
Part 1The Stones
1Solemnisations17
2Inheritances27
3A Paralysed City35
4Martyr and Maze-maker48
5Free Flight58
6'You Poor Poet, You!'70
Part 2The Labyrinth
1Ways into the Labyrinth83
2Taking over Homer88
3Telemachus94
4Beginning of the Journey106
5Hell, Wind, Cannibals114
6He Proves by Algebra126
7Labyrinth and Fugue133
8Fireworks142
9Bullockbefrienders151
10Men into Swine157
11Home is the Sailor165
12The Bedside Labyrinth177
Part 3The Man-Made Mountain
1Big Night Music185
2Bygmester Finnegan194
3Here Comes Everybody203
4ALP and her Letter209
5Brotherly Hate219
6Mactation of the Host220
7Shaun to Jaun to Yawn239
8Bed and Ricorso253
9In the End is the Word264
Index273

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