Language as Prayer in Finnegans Wake

“Jaurretche uses a skillful examination of the rhetorical, linguistic, psychological, and emotional elements of spirituality to establish the central significance of prayer as a tool for understanding key aspects of Joyce’s compositional strategy in Finnegans Wake.”—Michael Patrick Gillespie, coeditor of Exiles: A Critical Edition Language as Prayer in Finnegans Wake shows how James Joyce uses the language … Continue reading Language as Prayer in Finnegans Wake

Joyce and Geometry

“A fascinating revelation of the importance of geometry and topography in Joyce’s work. Basing his study on rich close readings and a complex conceptual construction, McMorran connects Joyce’s linguistic experiments with non-linearity to non-Euclidean conceptions of space.”—Valérie Bénéjam, coeditor of Cognitive Joyce “In writing Ulysses and Finnegans Wake, Joyce admitted to being preoccupied with ‘squaring the circle.’ McMorran sees … Continue reading Joyce and Geometry

Panepiphanal World

An Open Access edition of this book was published with the support of the Swiss National Science Foundation. It is available at https://ufdc.ufl.edu/l/AA00070774/00001. “This highly readable and well-written book covers Joyce’s main texts in order to analyze the Irish writer’s art of the epiphany with great acumen and gusto. Panepiphanal World is bound to become a classic … Continue reading Panepiphanal World

At Fault

“Offers an array of insights, observations, and intuitions, and is bursting at the seams with one smart idea or curious fact after another.”—John Gordon, author of Joyce and Reality: The Empirical Strikes Back “Witty and perceptive considerations of Joyce’s works via the prevailing metaphor of the centrifuge. Joyce’s works similarly reveal a wide range of backgrounds … Continue reading At Fault

Joyce’s Allmaziful Plurabilities

. "A brilliantly collaged snapshot of the variety and wealth of literary criticism, and Joyce studies, today."—Tony Thwaites, author of Joycean Temporalities "Celebrates the multiplicity and sheer rampant excess of Joyce's prodigally polysemous text with seventeen different scholars employing a likewise prodigal range of critical methodologies."—Patrick O'Neill, author of Impossible Joyce: Finnegans Wakes "Each of … Continue reading Joyce’s Allmaziful Plurabilities

The Ecology of Finnegans Wake

"A remarkable work in three areas: the field of ecocriticism, to which it contributes a huge amount of historical and bibliographic information; the practice of genetic criticism in Joyce studies; and the exploration of ecological interests, themes, allusions, arguments, and manifestations in Finnegans Wake."--Margot Norris, editor of the Norton Critical Edition of Joyce's Dubliners "A … Continue reading The Ecology of Finnegans Wake