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Title:
Joyce and Dante : the shaping imagination
Author:
Reynolds, Mary T.
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Publication Information:
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1981]

©1981
Physical Description:
xix, 375 pages : facsimiles ; 25 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780691064468
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Book

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Mary Reynolds studies the rhetorical and linguistic maneuvers by which Joyce related his work to Dante's and shows how Joyce created in his own fiction a Dantean allegory of art. Dr. Reynolds argues that Joyce read Dante as a poet rather than as a Catholic; that Joyce was interested in Dante's criticism of society and, above all, in his great powers of innovation.

Originally published in 1981.

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