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

James Joyce and the Exilic Imagination

NEW! James Joyce and the Exilic Imagination by Michael Patrick Gillespie “As Gillespie combines national, geographical, and historical contexts with close readings of Joyce’s works, the theme of exile takes on unexpected nuances.”—Margot Norris, editor of Dubliners “Casts significant new light on Joyce’s writings.”—John Paul Riquelme, editor of A Portrait of the Artist as a … Continue reading James Joyce and the Exilic Imagination

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

UPF Announces Two New Books in Modernist Literature

The University Press of Florida is pleased to announce the publication of two new titles in modernist literature. These books look at the work of Irish writers in exile and how D. H. Lawrence’s "savage pilgrimage" to Mexico and New Mexico impacted American literature. . Irish Cosmopolitanism: Location and Dislocation in James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, and Samuel … Continue reading UPF Announces Two New Books in Modernist Literature

Modernism’s Literary Pirate, Poet, Pornographer

Samuel Roth: Infamous Modernist By Jay A. Gertzman Available Now "Scholars and citizens with an interest in modern literature and the struggle for frank expression and publication of  candid material in a free society will be captivated by Samuel Roth: Infamous Modernist. I believe every library should own a copy; it's a must-acquire. For those fascinated … Continue reading Modernism’s Literary Pirate, Poet, Pornographer

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