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Ulysses and Us by Declan Kiberd
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really liked it
bookshelves: nonfiction, read-in-2012, literary-criticism

I read this alongside Ulysses and it was quite a big help in figuring out what the heck was going on in the book. His premise is about bringing back Joyce's connection to the "common man" and everyday life rather than just all the academic theory connected with Ulysses. It's pretty readable as far as literary criticism goes, but that's not to say that I understood all his discussion about Joyce's meaning in his work.
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Reading Progress

October 12, 2011 – Started Reading
October 12, 2011 – Shelved
May 12, 2012 – Shelved as: nonfiction
May 12, 2012 – Shelved as: read-in-2012
May 12, 2012 – Shelved as: literary-criticism
May 12, 2012 – Finished Reading

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