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Ulysses Annotated (1974)

by Don Gifford

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Definitely well worth the money for any Ulysses fans. It straightens out all the Dublinisms that appear in the book and really shows just how much of an index the book is. If you go into this book not knowing what you're going to get after having read the title, I don't know what to say for you. The notes are by no means comprehensive, but it feels like it's going to be a while for that sort of thing to happen. Ulysses is almost a book that was made for the internet. People have made claims for second most important Joyce book next to Richard Ellmann's pre-eminent biography. I'd argue that that book is this. ( )
  Salmondaze | Dec 11, 2014 |
This is jammed pack with analysis, some useful, some just plain too much. Overall: good. ( )
  Gregorio_Roth | Dec 5, 2014 |
This is jammed pack with analysis, some useful, some just plain too much. Overall: good. ( )
  Gregorio_Roth | Dec 5, 2014 |
This book provides amazing support for the reader (esp. first time reader) of Ulysses. I don't think I'd recommend this as a SOLE guide for a reader, but instead paired with [b:The New Bloomsday Book: A Guide Through Ulysses|595038|The New Bloomsday Book A Guide Through Ulysses|Harry Blamires|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1345208104s/595038.jpg|1929805] you will have both the macro level guide you need combined with this, the micro guide to each and EVERY reference. Very highly recommended. ( )
  wjmcomposer | Nov 5, 2014 |
This book provides amazing support for the reader (esp. first time reader) of Ulysses. I don't think I'd recommend this as a SOLE guide for a reader, but instead paired with [b:The New Bloomsday Book: A Guide Through Ulysses|595038|The New Bloomsday Book A Guide Through Ulysses|Harry Blamires|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1345208104s/595038.jpg|1929805] you will have both the macro level guide you need combined with this, the micro guide to each and EVERY reference. Very highly recommended. ( )
  wjmcomposer | Nov 5, 2014 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0520067452, Paperback)

Here substantially revised and expanded, Don Gifford's annotations to Joyce's great modern classic comprise a specialized encyclopedia that will inform any reading of Ulysses. Annotations in this edition are keyed both to the reading text of the new critical edition of Ulysses published in 1984 and to the standard 1961 Random House edition and the current Modern Library and Vintage texts.
Gifford has incorporated over 1,000 additions and corrections to the first edition. The introduction and headnotes to sections provide general geographical, biographical and historical background. The annotations gloss place names, define slang terms, give capsule histories of institutions and political and cultural movements and figures, supply bits of local and Irish legend and lore, explain religious nomenclature and practices, trace literary allusions and references to other cultures.
The suggestive potential of minor details was enormously fascinating to Joyce, and the precision of his use of detail is a most important aspect of his literary method. The annotations in this volume illuminate details which are not in the public realm for most of us.

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