James Joyce, Ulysses, and the Construction of Jewish Identity: Culture, Biography, and 'the Jew' in Modernist Europe
Cambridge University Press, 24 սեպ, 1998 թ. - 324 էջ
Representations of "the Jew" have long been a topic of interest in Joyce studies; in James Joyce, Ulysses, and the construction of Jewish identity Neil R. Davison argues that Joyce's lifelong encounter with pseudo-scientific, religious, and political discourse about "the Jew" forms a unifying component of his career. Davison offers new biographical material to support the claim that "the Jew" was a dynamic aspect of Joyce's imagination from youth to adulthood, and presents a detailed reading of Ulysses to show how Joyce draws on Christian folklore, Dreyfus Affair propaganda, Sinn Fein politics, and theories of Jewish sexual perversion and financial conspiracy.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewՀաճախորդի կարծիքը - PhoebeReading - LibraryThing
Davison provides a thorough background to the Irish, European, and conceivably Joycean conception of Judaism within the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, and reflects on how these ... Read full review
Այլ խմբագրություններ - View all
allusion Angiolina anti-clericism anti-Jewish anti-Semitism appears arguments Arnold asserts assimilation became become believes Belvedere Bloom Bloom's Jewishness Brentani Byrne Catholic character Christian Church Clongowes course culture Cyclops Deasy's deicidal discourse Disraeli Dlugacz Dodd Dreyfus Dreyfus Affair Dublin Ellmann encountered English episode essay Europe European father Ferrero Fishberg French Gogarty Gogarty's Griffith Hebraic Hebraism and Hellenism Hebrew Ibid imagination influence Ireland Irish Irishman Italo Svevo Ivanhoe James Joyce Jesuit Jewish identity Jewish nature Jewry Jews of Ireland JJII Joyce read Joyce's Judaism later Leopold Bloom letter literary Livia London Louis Hyman modern Moreover myth Nadel nationalism nationalist Nietzsche Nietzsche's Nitti novel Paris Parnell perceived perception persecution political Portrait protagonists race racial recognized religious representations represents rhetoric role Schmitz secular Semitic sense Sinn Fein social Stanislaus Stanislaus Joyce Stephen stereotype struggle suggests theories throughout translated Trieste Ulysses University College University Press Weininger Weininger's writing York Zionism