• "Ulysses" Annotated: Notes for James Joyce's "Ulysses"

    "Ulysses" Annotated: Notes for James Joyce's "Ulysses" (Hardback) By (author) Don Gifford, By (author) Robert J. Seidman

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    DescriptionHere substantially revised and expanded, Don Gifford's annotations to Joyce's great modern classic comprise a specialized encyclopedia that will inform any reading of "Ulysses." Annotations in this edition are keyed both to the reading text of the new critical edition of "Ulysses" published in 1984 and to the standard 1961 Random House edition and the current Modern Library and Vintage texts. Gifford has incorporated over 1,000 additions and corrections to the first edition. The introduction and headnotes to sections provide general geographical, biographical and historical background. The annotations gloss place names, define slang terms, give capsule histories of institutions and political and cultural movements and figures, supply bits of local and Irish legend and lore, explain religious nomenclature and practices, trace literary allusions and references to other cultures. The suggestive potential of minor details was enormously fascinating to Joyce, and the precision of his use of detail is a most important aspect of his literary method. The annotations in this volume illuminate details which are not in the public realm for most of us.


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    Title
    "Ulysses" Annotated
    Subtitle
    Notes for James Joyce's "Ulysses"
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Don Gifford, By (author) Robert J. Seidman
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 698
    Width: 175 mm
    Height: 183 mm
    Thickness: 43 mm
    Weight: 1,429 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780520056398
    ISBN 10: 0520056396
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    BIC subject category V2: DSK
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBR
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    BIC E4L: LIT
    DC20: 823.912
    BIC subject category V2: DSBH
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    LC classification: PR6019.O9U
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: DSK, DSBH
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    maps
    Publisher
    University of California Press
    Imprint name
    University of California Press
    Publication date
    01 July 1989
    Publication City/Country
    Berkerley
    Review quote
    "["Ulysses Annotated] teaches more than how to read a particular novel; it teaches us more profoundly "how to read anything. This, I think, is the book's main virtue. It teaches us readers how to transform the brute fact of our world."--Robert N. Ross, "Western Humanities Review