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

Modernist Communities across Cultures and Media

“Insightful perspectives on a diverse selection of modernist-era writers, thinkers, and artists, providing scholars and teachers of literary modernism with a fresh, vital contribution to the evolving field of modernist studies.”—Emily M. Hinnov, coeditor of Communal Modernisms: Teaching Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture in the Twenty-First-Century Classroom “Engaging. The editors have assembled a fine international roster of … Continue reading Modernist Communities across Cultures and Media

Modernism and Food Studies

“This delicious collection traverses the globe—potatoes in Ireland, eggs in New Zealand, mangoes in Bengal—and explores the sensuous qualities of artistic modernism in its many forms. This collection makes a bold and clear case for the theoretical and historical importance of food studies to modernism.”—Catherine Keyser, author of Playing Smart: New York Women Writers and Modern … Continue reading Modernism and Food Studies

Modernist Soundscapes

“Deftly unites insights from sound studies with in-depth literary analysis to examine the ways in which emerging auditory technologies influenced the narrative strategies of modernist novelists.”—Julia C. Obert, author of Postcolonial Overtures: The Politics of Sound in Contemporary Northern Irish Poetry “A trenchant study of the diversity of sonic experience both discussed within and provoked by … Continue reading Modernist Soundscapes

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