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Modernists at Odds: Reconsidering Joyce and Lawrence

Matthew J. Kochis and Heather L. Lusty


This collection pairs two canonical figures generally treated as polar opposites—James Joyce and D. H. Lawrence. Despite their well-known differences in style, personally and professionally their lives and careers bear striking similarities. Both Joyce and Lawrence wrote across genres, including essays, plays, poems, short stories, and novels and incorporated music and singing into their writing; thematically, they engage in many of the same social concerns—sterility, political apathy, spirituality, and cultural paralysis. Both authors are towering figures in twentieth-century legal history fo ... More

Keywords: James Joyce, D. H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Ulysses

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780813060477
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813060477.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Matthew J. Kochis, editor
Dickinson College

Heather L. Lusty, editor
University of Nevada, Las Vegas