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Ulysses: A Reader's Odyssey

Ulysses: A Reader's Odyssey

Mulhall, Daniel

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ISBN10: 1848408293
ISBN13: 9781848408296
Publisher: New Island Books
Published: Jan 14 2022
Pages: 324
Weight: 0.88
Height: 1.10 Width: 5.30 Depth: 8.40
Language: English
Marking the centenary of Ireland's - and possibly the world's - most famous novel, this joyful introductory guide opens up Ulysses to a whole new readership, offering insight into the literary, historical and cultural elements at play in James Joyce's masterwork.

Both eloquent and erudite, this book is an initiation into the wonders of Joyce's writing and of the world that inspired it, written by Daniel Mulhall, Ireland's ambassador to the United States and an advocate for Irish literature around the world.

One hundred years on from that novel's first publication, Ulysses: A Reader's Odyssey takes us on a journey through one of the twentieth century's greatest works of fiction. Exploring the eighteen chapters of the novel and using the famous structuring principle of Homer's Odyssey as our guide, Daniel Mulhall releases Ulysses from its reputation of impenetrability, and shows us the pleasure it can offer us as readers.

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