Synopses & Reviews
This compact, inexpensive companion to Joyce's masterpiece gives students an avenue into the novel as it introduces them to five important contemporary critical approaches.
Table of Contents
About the Series
About This Volume
A COMPANION TO JAMES JOYCE'S ULYSSES: A CASE STUDY IN CONTEMPORARY CRITICISM
Introduction: Biographical and Historical Contexts
A Critical History of Ulysses
Deconstruction and Ulysses
What Is Deconstruction?
Deconstruction: A Selected Bibliography
A Deconstructive Perspective:
Jacques Derrida, Ulysses Gramophone: Hear say yes in Joyce
Reader-Response Criticism and Ulysses
What Is Reader-Response Criticism?
Reader-Response Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
A Reader-Response Perspective:
Wolfgang Iser, Patterns of Communication in Joyce's Ulysses
Feminist and Gender Criticism and Ulysses
What Are Feminist and Gender Criticism?
Feminist and Gender Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
A Gender Perspective:
Vicki Mahaffey, Ulysses and the End of Gender
Psychoanalytic Criticism and Ulysses
What Is Psychoanalytic Criticism?
Psychoanalytic Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
A Psychoanalytic Perspective:
Kimberly J. Devlin,"I saw that picture somewhere": Tracking the Symptom of the Sisters of Lazarus
Marxist Criticism and Ulysses
What Is Marxist Criticism?
Marxist Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
A Marxist Perspective:
Patrick McGee "Heavenly Bodies": Ulysses and the Ethics of Marxism
Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms
About the Contributors