An Irish-Jewish Politician, Joyce’s Dublin, and Ulysses

“The first full-length study of a prominent figure in Dublin history, a figure Davison argues is an important influence on Joyce’s work. Readers interested in Joyce and in Irish history and culture will find this study useful and illuminating.”—Morris Beja, coeditor of Bloomsday 100: Essays on “Ulysses”   “A fascinating account of the life and times of … Continue reading An Irish-Jewish Politician, Joyce’s Dublin, and Ulysses

Bloomsday 2022: 100 Years of Ulysses

Readers and scholars of the writer James Joyce are marking the 100th anniversary of the publication of Ulysses on June 16, the day on which the novel takes place in 1904. Bloomsday 2022 marks not only the 100th anniversary, but also a major milestone for the Florida James Joyce Series. After having guided the series through the … Continue reading Bloomsday 2022: 100 Years of Ulysses

Joyce, Aristotle, and Aquinas

"Aristotle and Aquinas are ubiquitous ghostly presences in Joyce’s work. With meticulous and wide-ranging scholarship, O’Rourke provides readers with a treasure trove of insights into these appearances, touching on issues as diverse as identity, stability through change, the nature of beauty, and love. O’Rourke makes a powerful case that understanding these references is crucial to … Continue reading Joyce, Aristotle, and Aquinas

Joyce and the Law

"A capacious, generative, and important collection with far-ranging implications for Joyce studies and for our understanding of literature’s relationship to law. Goldman brings together a tremendous group of scholars, critics, and legal practitioners whose rich perspectives set the terms for an enduring conversation on the place of law in Joyce and in culture broadly conceived."—Ravit … Continue reading Joyce and the Law

James Joyce in London: Where English-Language Modernism Began

Written by Eleni Loukopoulou, author of Up to Maughty London: Joyce's Cultural Capital in the Imperial Metropolis    "The metropolis of the British Empire was the place where [Joyce], like many other Irish, aspired to move and publish as a young man and where the majority of his work eventually appeared." —Eleni Loukopoulou, Up To Maughty London     In … Continue reading James Joyce in London: Where English-Language Modernism Began

Up to Maughty London

“Fundamentally alters the received wisdom which tends to award Paris a far more central place in the making of Joyce the modernist.”—John McCourt, author of The Years of Bloom: James Joyce in Trieste 1904–1920 “In readings equally attentive to text, avant-text, and context, this book shows us how many roads in Joyce’s life and work led … Continue reading Up to Maughty London

Intern Guest Post: The Florida James Joyce Series

Written by Katie Varan, marketing intern at the University Press of Florida When I first started interning at the press, I did what any other curious intern would do and glanced over the titles that have been published through the years. Not surprisingly, the English major in me took control and the first place I … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: The Florida James Joyce Series

Modernists at Odds

NOW AVAILABLE! We are pleased to present the latest book in The Florida James Joyce Series: Modernists at Odds: Reconsidering Joyce and Lawrence Edited by Matthew J. Kochis and Heather L. Lusty “Challenges the unhelpful polarization of Lawrence and Joyce in much twentieth-century literary criticism and offers intriguing alternatives.”—Fiona Becket, author of The Complete Critical … Continue reading Modernists at Odds

Looking at James Joyce: A Story, A Renaissance

Meet the newest additions to our acclaimed Florida James Joyce Series! Renascent Joyce Edited by Daniel Ferrer, Sam Slote, and André Topia Pubdate: 2/19/13 This is the first book to examine Joyce's connection to the Renaissance in such figures as Shakespeare, Rabelais, and Bruno. Discover the countless ingenious ways revival, reinvention, and regeneration--Renaissance ideals--pervade Joyce's writing. Attentive … Continue reading Looking at James Joyce: A Story, A Renaissance