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By James Alexander Fraser

This e-book bargains a primary and accomplished re-assessment of 1 of Joyce’s so much pervasive subject matters. via exhibiting that betrayal was once imperative to how Joyce understood and depicted the problems and terrors on the center of all relationships, this book re-conceives Joyce’s method of background, politics, and the opposite. Leaving at the back of the pathologizing discourses during which Joyce’s curiosity in betrayal has been handled as an ‘obsession,’ this e-book deals a imaginative and prescient of Joyce as either dramatist and theorist of betrayal. It demonstrates that, instead of being pressured via a few subconscious urge to provide and reproduce textual betrayals, Joyce had a deep and hard-won perception of the particular dramatic energies wrapped up within the language and constructions of betrayal and again and again stumbled on how you can utilize this knowing in his work.

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