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James Joyce and the Difference of Language - Laurent Milesi

James Joyce and the Difference of Language

By: Laurent Milesi (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 11th August 2003
ISBN: 9780521623377
Number Of Pages: 248

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This collection of essays offers an original look at Joyce's writing by placing his language at the intersection of various critical perspectives: linguistics, philosophy, feminism, psychoanalysis, postcolonialism and intertextuality. Combining detailed textual analysis and theoretically informed study, an international team of leading scholars explores how Joyce's experiments with language repeatedly challenge our ways of reading. Drawing on current debates in Joyce scholarship, literary studies and critical theory, this volume comprehensively examines the critical diversity of Joyce's use of language.

Contributors
Acknowledgments
References and abbreviations
Introduction: language(s) with a difference
Syntactic glides
'Cypherjugglers going the highroads': Joyce and contemporary linguistic theories
Madonnas of modernism
Theoretical modelling: Joyce's women on display
The lapse and the lap: Joyce with Deleuze
'Sound sense'; or 'tralala'/'moocow': Joyce and the anathema of writing
Language, sexuality and the remainder in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Border disputes
Errors and expectations: the ethics of desire in Finnegans Wake
Ex sterco Dantis: Dante's post-Babelian linguistics in the Wake
No symbols where none intended: Derrida's war at Finnegans Wake
Works cited
Index
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ISBN: 9780521623377
ISBN-10: 0521623375
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 11th August 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.54