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Author Utell, Janine, 1975-
Title James Joyce and the revolt of love [electronic resource] : marriage, adultery, desire / Janine Utell
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (x, 177 p.)
Series New directions in Irish and Irish American literature
New directions in Irish and Irish American literature
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-171) and index
Introduction: Joyce's sexual/textual ethics -- Nora and Marthe -- Katharine and Parnell -- Beyond the margins of marriage in Exiles and Giacomo Joyce -- Part I: Ulysses and adultery: Wandering -- Part II: Ulysses and adultery: Homecoming -- The solid man saved by his sillied woman : reconciliation and radical alterity in Finnegans Wake
James Joyce and the Revolt of Love is a study of marriage, adultery, and desire. Beginning with contextual and biographical background and using a vocabulary drawn from postmodern ethics and the philosophy of love, this book examines the representation of marital and extramarital relations in Joyce's texts. Janine Utell claims that Joyce uses these relations to imagine a different kind of love, one based in a radical acceptance of the otherness of the beloved. Through Joyce's explosion of conventional narrative, particularly the marriage plot, we learn a new way to read and a new way to love
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Palgrave
Link Print version: Utell, Janine, 1975- James Joyce and the revolt of love. 1st ed. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 9780230105126 (DLC) 2010001962 (OCoLC)500819561
Subject Joyce, James, 1882-1941 -- Criticism and interpretation
Marriage in literature
Adultery in literature
Desire in literature
Man-woman relationships in literature
Ethics in literature
Love in literature
1882-1941
Criticism and interpretation
Joyce, James
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh. bisacsh
Electronic books
Alt Author Palgrave Connect (Online service)
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