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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 ...
More than any other novel, Ulysses has the quality Flaubert sought when he
desired 'to give verse-rhythm to prose, yet to leave it prose and very much prose,
and to write about ordinary life as histories and epics are written Joyce bodies
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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
The Southern Novel Between the Wars
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