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Cannibal Joyce
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Cannibal Joyce

Thomas Jackson Rice

Abstract

The author of this book uses the concept of cannibalism (what he calls “dismemberment, ingestion, and reprocessing”) to describe Joyce's incorporation of so many literary and cultural allusions, both “high” and “popular.” Beginning with examples of actual and symbolic cannibalism that fascinated Joyce — the Donner party, the Catholic Eucharist — the author moves on to the ways Joyce appropriated language and elements of material culture into his work. This book offers a wide range of connections and insights. A look at Berlitz's approach to teaching language leads to an examination of Joyce's ... More

Keywords: cannibalism, Joyce, language, Berlitz, Joseph Conrad, disjunction, modernism, condom

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780813032191
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813032191.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas Jackson Rice, author
University of South Carolina

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