Baker & Taylor Features synopses of works, character descriptions, biographies of contemporaries, and explanations of literary terms and place names
Book News A reference on the life and work of the great modernist writer James Joyce (1882-1941) that manages to attain clarity and concision without sacrificing the fascination of its subject. Some 800 alphabetical entries encompass specific aspects of the author's work, and provide insight into the culture, history, biography, and criticism of his writings. Includes 34 b&w photos, bibliographies of biographical and critical studies, a chronology of Joyce's writings and publications, a timeline from Ulysses , and a working outline of Finnegan's Wake . Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.