(Proceedings of the XXIInd International James Joyce Symposium)

eds. David Vichnar, David Spurr, Michael Groden 
ISBN 978-80-7308-416-5 (paperback) 334pp
Publication date: June 2012
Price: € 12.00 (not including postage)

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This collection of essays, drawn from the sessions, plenaries, and roundtable discussions of the XXIInd International James Joyce Symposium that took place in June, 2010, in Prague, covers a range of subjects from the Joyce/Kafka intertext and the Prague Linguistic Circle, to recent advances in the genetic criticism of Joyce. Contributors: Hans E. Jahnke, Daniel Ferrer, Steve McCaffery, Jean-Michel Rabate, Richard Brown, Catherine Flynn, Katharine Streip, Christine O’Neill, Vincent J. Cheng, Katarzyna Bazarnik, Mary Libertin, Liliane Rodriguez, Benoit Tadie, Robbert-Jan Henkes, Lawrence Stanley, Cliff Mak, Mia McIver, Cat Gubernatis Dannen, Onno Kosters, Thomas Jackson Rice, Greg Winston, Andre Topia.

Michael Groden is Distinguished University Professor in the Department of English at the University of Western Ontario. He is the author of “Ulysses” in Progress (1977) and “Ulysses” in Focus: Genetic, Textual, and Personal Views (2010), general editor of The
James Joyce Archive (63 volumes, 1977-79), compiler of James Joyce’s Manuscripts: An Index (1980), and co-editor of The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism (2005) and Genetic Criticism: Texts and Avant-Texts (2004).

David Spurr is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Geneva. His works include Conflicts in Consciousness: T.S. Eliot’s Poetry and Criticism (1984), The Rhetoric of Empire (1993), Joyce and the Scene of Modernity (2003), and
Architecture and Modern Literature (2012). His essays on Joyce have appeared in PMLA, the Journal of Modern Literature, MLN, the James Joyce Quarterly, European Joyce Studies, and Études Littéraires.

David Vichnar is the editor of the online journal Hypermedia Joyce Studies, and of the essay collections Hypermedia Joyce (with Louis Armand; 2010), Thresholds: Essays on the International Prague Poetry Scene (edited, 2011) and, most recently, Praharfeast: James Joyce in Prague (with Michael Groden & David Spurr; 2012).


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