Tradition and dream: the English and American novel from the twenties to our time
A survey of twentieth-century English and American fiction covers the works of Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, Sinclair Lewis, John Steinbeck, Norman Mailer, and Iris Murdoch
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And this was necessary if Joyce was to succeed in convincing us of the truth and
reality of a character who must utter such a sentence as : ' Welcome, O life! I go to
encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the ...
By basing his story on Homer, Joyce is attempting to express the universal in the
particular; Bloom, Marion Bloom and Stephen become modern versions of
archetypal figures — and for good measure Joyce makes them versions not of ...
It does not invariably result in this, and often the act of reading Finnegans Wake
brings to mind Frank O'Connor's revealing anecdote about visiting Joyce in Paris.
There was a picture of Cork in the hallway. I could not detect what the frame was
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As with the predecessor, 'Tradition and Dream' is just a great piece of literary history. But it's better than the earlier history (which dealt with English fiction until about 1914) for a few reasons ... Read full review
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