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"Ulysses is usually lauded as one in every of western culture's most crucial books. This number of essays re-asserts the value and power of Joyce's huge textual content, now not since it is tough yet since it speaks so powerfully to major present-day matters: anti-Semitism, movie, melodrama, style, images, silenced girls, advertisements, and more."--Jennifer Fraser, writer of Rite of Passage within the Narratives of Dante and Joyce

June sixteen, 2004, was once the only hundredth anniversary of Bloomsday, the day that James Joyce's novel Ulysses takes position. To rejoice the get together, millions took to the streets in Dublin, following within the footsteps of protagonist Leopold Bloom. the development additionally was once marked via the Bloomsday a hundred Symposium, the place world-renowned students mentioned Joyce's seminal paintings. This quantity includes the easiest, so much provocative readings of Ulysses presented on the conference.

The individuals to this quantity urge a detailed engagement with the unconventional. they provide readings that spotlight variously at the materialist, historic, and political dimensions of Ulysses. The variety of themes coated comprise nineteenth-century psychology, army heritage, Catholic theology, the effect of early movie and tune corridor songs on Joyce, the post-Ulysses evolution of the one-day novel, and the problem of discussing any such complicated paintings among the ocean of extant criticism.


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