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Renascent Joyce

Daniel Ferrer, Sam Slote, and André Topia

Abstract

Although Joyce is often associated with the Middle Ages, his writing derives some of its most important characteristics from the Renaissance; this is the first book-length study devoted to this aspect. Joyce's relation to some of the great Renaissance figures (Shakespeare, Bruno, Rabelais, et al.) and to some lesser known works (Hypnerotomachia Poliphili) is reconsidered. The point is not to document new sources but to suggest new ways of reading Joyce, a re-nascent Joyce through a Renaissance Joyce, while questioning (and historicizing) the very concept of a historical Renaissance, which impl ... More

Keywords: Joyce, Renaissance, Middle Ages, history, revival, genetic process, translation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780813042459
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813042459.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel Ferrer, editor

Sam Slote, editor

André Topia, editor

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