Joyce’s Non-Fiction Writings

"Outside His Jurisfiction"

Editors: Ebury, Katherine, Fraser, James Alexander (Eds.)

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  • Represents the first ever book-length study of Joyce’s non-fiction
  • Provides a new perspective on the novels by taking other writings into consideration
  • Brings together key Joyce scholars/experts on Joyce’s criticism, politics and non-fiction writings
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About this book

This book presents a fundamental shift in the way we approach, discuss, and evaluate Joyce’s non-fictional writings. Rather than simply proposing or applying new methodologies, it historicises and reconceives the critical assumptions that have shaped scholarly approaches to these works for over half a century, showing that non-fiction as a categorical distinction, no matter how sensible it appears, crumbles under closer inspection. Bringing into conversation a group of key Joyce scholars, this volume acts not only as a vital reimagining of our critical relationship to Joyce’s non-fiction, but as a contribution to similar debates being carried out across the broad range of modernist studies.

About the authors

Katherine Ebury is Lecturer in Modern Literature at the University of Sheffield, UK. Her first monograph, Modernism and Cosmology, was published with Palgrave in 2014. Her articles have appeared in journals such as Irish Studies Review, Joyce Studies Annual and Society and Animals. She is currently working on a second book project on literary responses to capital punishment.

James Fraser is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Exeter, UK, and has previously taught at the University of Cambridge and the University of East Anglia. His first monograph, Joyce and Betrayal, was published with Palgrave in 2016. He has published articles on Joyce’s responses to portraiture and Irish discourses of heroism and is at the beginning of a book project on modernism and hospitality. He is a former Managing Editor of Modernism/modernity.

Reviews

“This collection will be a touchstone for those interested in engaging in critical questions about Joyce’s nonfiction. It accomplishes its core mission, … proving that the ‘habitual distinction between nonfiction and fiction is distinctly subordinate’ … .” (Julie McCormick Weng, James Joyce Literary Supplement, Vol. 33 (1), 2019)


“Although regularly cited, Joyce’s non-fictional writings have usually been seen as occasional and secondary.  This volume treats them comprehensively and synoptically for the first time and illuminatingly uncovers the variegated impulses motivating this work. Triumphantly, these essays prove the centrality of Joyce’s non-fiction to his artistic enterprise and firmly resituate it as part of, not ancillary to, his radical, modernist experimentation.” (Professor Anne Fogarty, University College Dublin, Ireland)

“This book will change the way we read Joyce’s career as a writer of experimental prose. Ebury and Fraser have compiled an impressive line-up of contributions that unsettle critical notions tenaciously insisting on distinguishing between Joyce’s non-fiction and his fictional writing. Because it probes how scholars establish cultural hierarchies in the assessment of modernist writing this informative, wide-ranging and timely collection should be of interest to anyone working on Joyce today.” (Professor Vike Martina Plock, University of Exeter, UK)

“With the publication of this book, it becomes impossible to lump Joyce’s writing into two discrete categories, fiction and non-fiction. The penetrating and original essays collected here by Fraser and Ebury complicate that relationship while demonstrating the value of paying serious attention to the various kinds of writing traditionally classified as non-fiction. This book is essential reading for anyone wanting a full picture of Joyce’s achievement.” (Professor Derek Attridge, University of York, UK)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Joyce’s Non-Fiction Writings
Book Subtitle
"Outside His Jurisfiction"
Editors
  • Katherine Ebury
  • James Alexander Fraser
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-72242-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-72242-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-72241-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-10176-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 230
Number of Illustrations
5 b/w illustrations
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