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A Reader's Guide to James Joyce
This text is designed to help readers to approach the difficult writings of James Joyce. Years of teaching Joyce's works and writing about them gave Tindall an authoritative and comprehensive knowledge about all of the pieces, from Dubliners to Finnegan's Wake. Tindall's summary and interpretation of the books in the Joyce canon emphasises allusions, relationships, and par ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published April 1st 1995 by Syracuse University Press
(first published January 1st 1959)
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For: Joyce enthusiasts, people that like reading clever enlightening essays about clever enlightening books. His overview portions in the essays on Ulysses and Finnegan's Wake were exceptional. Dubliners was a little so-so (though I did quote the "A Little Cloud" essay for a multimedia James Joyce project), but his random tangents on Portrait are great.