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James Joyce A to Z : the essential reference to the life and work

Author: A Nicholas Fargnoli; Michael Patrick Gillespie
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996. ©1995
Series: Oxford paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These encyclopedic companions are individual guides to authors and their works. Useful for students, but written with the general reader in mind, they are clear, concise, accessible, and supply the basic cultural, historical, biographical and critical information crucial to an appreciation and enjoyment of the primary works. Each is arranged in an A-Z fashion and presents and explains the terms, people, places, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Encyclopedias
Biography Encyclopedias
Named Person: James Joyce; James Joyce; James Joyce; James Joyce; Joyce, James <1882-1941>
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Nicholas Fargnoli; Michael Patrick Gillespie
ISBN: 0195110293 9780195110296
OCLC Number: 34966021
Description: xv, 304 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 26 cm.
Contents: A to Z entries --
Appendixes : I: Chronology and adaptations --
II: Ulysses III: Finnegan's wake --
IV: Family trees --
V: Periodicals --
VI: Bibliographies --
VII: Dateline.
Series Title: Oxford paperbacks.
Responsibility: A. Nicholas Fargnoli and Michael Patrick Gillespie.

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These encyclopedic companions are individual guides to authors and their works. Useful for students, but written with the general reader in mind, they are clear, concise, accessible, and supply the basic cultural, historical, biographical and critical information crucial to an appreciation and enjoyment of the primary works. Each is arranged in an A-Z fashion and presents and explains the terms, people, places, and concepts encountered in the literary worlds of James Joyce, Mark Twain, and Virginia Woolf.

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"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."-- Read more...

 
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