James Joyce A to Z : The Essential Reference to the Life and Works
- Paperback | 320 pages
- 193.04 x 243.84 x 20.32mm | 589.67g
- 21 Nov 1996
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
- black & white illustrations
"This unique volume...gathers an impressive amount of information about Joyce in one tidy package. This is a delightful and helpful volume...A worthy candidate for serious literature collections."-- Library Journal"Browsers will find previously unknown material, as well as new light on what they have already grasped."--Times Literary Supplement"Unexpected and thought-provoking essays such as the one on Henri Matisse or the compelling explication on "Oxen of the Sun" contribute to this must-have encyclopedia for Joyce lovers on the run." --Literature in Transition
About Nicholas Fargnoli
A. Nicholas Fargnoli is Professor of Theology and English at Molloy College in Rockville Centre, New York. He is vice president of the James Joyce Society and founder of the Finnegans Wake Society of New York that meets regularly at the historic Gotham Book Mart in New York City.Michael Patrick Gillespie is Professor of English at Marquette University. He is the author of Reading the Book Himself: Narrative Strategies in the Works of James Joyce (1989).
Back cover copy
Meant to be used while reading Joyce's work, James Joyce A to Z is written primarily for the reader first encountering Joyce, but will be of great use even to scholars.