The Economy of Ulysses: Making Both Ends Meet
Syracuse University Press, 1995 - 472 pages
This original and wide-ranging study explores the "economies" of Ulysses using a number of different critical and theoretical methods. Not only do the economic circumstances of the characters
Some of the subjects and topics covered include Joyce's own "spendthrift" background, gift exchanges and reciprocity as a fundamental means of reader/author relationship in the novel, money and language, Bloom as an "economic man," the "narrative economy" of "Wandering Rocks," the relationship between commerce and eroticism, the function of sacrifice in the creation of value, counterfeiting, forgery, and other crimes of writing, and a demonstration of how the
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Accumulating debts , Joyce uses writing as a medium of exchange that enables
him not only to collect more debts but also to recognize and pay them . Herring (
1989 , 92 ) suggests that it is “ rigidly ethnocentric ” to describe Joyce as an ...
550 – 51 ) , Joyce is simultaneously repaying Gogarty for similar behavior .
George Russell ( AE ) , who lent Joyce a pound in 1904 but valued his art too
slightly , receives his payment in the form of an unflattering portrayal as the stuffy
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Readings . 3 cassettes . Ulysses , read by James Joyce . Cassette 1 , side 2 .
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