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    DescriptionDon Gifford's annotations to Joyce's great modern classic comprise a specialized encyclopedia that will inform any reading of "Ulysses". 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. 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. Annotations are keyed not only to the reading text of the critical edition of "Ulysses", but to the standard 1961 Random House edition, and the current Modern Library and Vintage texts.


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    Title
    "Ulysses" Annotated
    Subtitle
    Notes for James Joyce's "Ulysses"
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Don Gifford, Contributions by Robert J. Seidman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 694
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 31 mm
    Weight: 948 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780520253971
    ISBN 10: 0520253973
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    BIC subject category V2: DSK
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    DC22: 823.912
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DSBH
    LC classification: PR
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET090
    Ingram Theme: CULT/IRELND
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004120
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 15
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25740
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    B&T General Subject: 495
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    Abridged Dewey: 820
    BISAC V2.8: REF008000
    BIC subject category V2: 2AB
    B&T Approval Code: A25834000
    Thema V1.0: DSK, DSBH
    Edition
    20, Special edition
    Edition statement
    2nd revised and expanded ed
    Illustrations note
    maps
    Publisher
    University of California Press
    Imprint name
    University of California Press
    Publication date
    14 January 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Berkerley
    Author Information
    Internationally renowned Joyce scholar Don Gifford (1919--2000) was Professor of English and American Studies at Williams College and author of Joyce Annotated: Notes for Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and The Farther Shore: A Natural History of Perception.
    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
    Back cover copy
    "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 to transform the brute fact of our world."--Hugh Kenner