James Joyce, Politics, and the Jews:
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Compiled by Ralph Dumain

Joyce & the Jews:

Cheyette, Bryan. Constructions of “the Jew” in English Literature and Society: Racial Representations, 1875-1945. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993. See chapter 6. Modernism and Ambivalence: James Joyce and T. S. Eliot.

Davison, Neil R. James Joyce, Ulysses, and the Construction of Jewish Identity: Culture, Biography, and “the Jew” in Modernist Europe. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Hildesheimer, Wolfgang. Jewishness of Mr. Bloom = Das Judische an Mr. Bloom: englisch, deutsch. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1984.

Levi, Neil. Modernist Form and the Myth of Jewification. New York: Fordham University Press, 2014.

Nadel, Ira B. Joyce and the Jews: Culture and Texts. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1989.

Reizbaum, Marilyn. James Joyce’s Judaic Other. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1999.


Connor, Steven. “‘I ... AM.A’: Addressing the Jewish Question in Joyce’s Ulysses,” in The Jew in the Text: Modernity and the Construction of Identity, edited & introduced by Linda Nochlin & Tamar Garb (London:Thames and Hudson, 1995), pp. 219-217.

Glanville, Jo. “On James Joyce, Ulysses, and the Irish Jewish Community,” Literary Hub, August 17, 2022.

Levitt, Morton P. “‘The Greatest Jew of All’: James Joyce, Leopold Bloom and the Modernist Archetype,” Papers on Joyce 10/11 (2004-2005), pp. 143-162.

Jews in Ireland

Keogh, Dermot. Jews in Twentieth-Century Ireland. Cork: Cork University Press, 1998.

Ó Gráda, Cormac. Jewish Ireland in the Age of Joyce: a Socioeconomic History. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006.

Joyce’s Politics

Fairhall, James. James Joyce and the Question of History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Gibson, Andrew. Joyce’s Revenge: History, Politics, and Aesthetics in Ulysses. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

_____________. Strong Spirit: History, Politics and Aesthetics in the Writings of James Joyce 1898-1915. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Manganiello, Dominic. Joyce’s Politics. London; Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1980.

McGee, Patrick. Joyce beyond Marx: History and Desire in ‘Ulysses’ and ‘Finnegans Wake’. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2001.

Rabaté, Jean-Michel. James Joyce and the Politics of Egoisḿ. Cambridge, U.K.; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Williams, Trevor L. Reading Joyce Politically. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1997.

James Joyce’s Ulysses: The Film: Running Commentary
by Ralph Dumain

Theodor W. Adorno on modernism, Georg Lukács, James Joyce (1)

Theodor W. Adorno on modernism, Georg Lukács, James Joyce (2)

The Approach to Literature [sections 5-7] by T. A. Jackson

The Cyclical Night: Irony in James Joyce and Jorge Luis Borges
by L. A. Murrilo

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James Joyce & Esperanto:
Selected Bilingual Bibliography / Elektita Dulingva Bibliografio

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