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
Résultats 1-3 sur 26
Gifford claims that , given the standard of living in Dublin in 1904 , this sum is not
as paltry as it seems , although it is certainly not large . He calculates Stephen ' s
wages as equivalent to about $ 388 per month in 1985 U . S . dollars ( Gifford ...
historical convergence of military and economic power that England represents
to Stephen and from which he tries to awaken by living solely in the present .
Richard Ellmann comments that “ the evidence of ( Stephen ' s ] wakefulness ( in
As andra polytropon ( man of many turns ) Bloom is a kind of living dialogue , a
place where names and ideologies intersect and create a dynamic interchange ,
enabling the text describing him to permit a cooperative dialogue of opposite ...
Avis des internautes - Rédiger un commentaire
Miser and Spendthrift
15 autres sections non affichées
Autres éditions - Tout afficher
American Magic and Dread: Don DeLillo's Dialogue with Culture
Aucun aperçu disponible - 2000