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Dublin's Joyce

Hugh Kenner

December, 1987
Paper, 372 pages,
ISBN: 978-0-231-06633-4
$39.00 / £27.00

One of the most important books ever written on Uylsses, Dublin's Joyce established Hugh Kenner as a significant modernist critic. This pathbreaking analysis presents Uylsses as a "bit of anti-matter that Joyce sent out to eat the world." The author assumes that Joyce wasn't a man with a box of mysteries, but a writer with a subject : his native European metropolis of Dublin. Dublin's Joyce provides the reader with a perspective of Joyce as a superemely important literary figure without considering him to be the revealer of a secret doctrine.

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About the Author

Hugh Kenner is Professor in the Department of English at Johns Hopkins University.

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