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The Ulysses Guide: Tours through Joyce's Dublin

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ISBN: 9781848407442
AuthorNicholson, Robert
Pub Date29/05/2019
BindingPaperback
Pages250
CountryIRL
Dewey914.183504
Publisher: New Island Books
Quick overview More than just a walking guide, The Ulysses Guide provides a guide to James Joyce's novel Ulysses by following its eighteen episodes on their original locations, and recreating the Dublin of 1904 against the background of today s streetscape.
€14.95

It explains the action of the book in terms of its settings and illuminates some of the more challenging sections of Joyce's work. This latest edition has been updated to incorporate new additions to the landscape, such as the Spire and the James Joyce Bridge, and changes to Joycean landmarks like the Ormond Hotel, Sweny's Pharmacy and Barney Kiernan's pub. New research has thrown fresh light on some puzzling moments in Ulysses and challenged traditional views on Mr Deasy's school, Bella Cohen's reputation and Stephen's morning whereabouts.

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It explains the action of the book in terms of its settings and illuminates some of the more challenging sections of Joyce's work. This latest edition has been updated to incorporate new additions to the landscape, such as the Spire and the James Joyce Bridge, and changes to Joycean landmarks like the Ormond Hotel, Sweny's Pharmacy and Barney Kiernan's pub. New research has thrown fresh light on some puzzling moments in Ulysses and challenged traditional views on Mr Deasy's school, Bella Cohen's reputation and Stephen's morning whereabouts.