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Hugh Kenner (1923-2003) was one of America's great literary critics. He wrote on a range of subjects, including Ezra Pound, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, T. S. Eliot, and geodesic domes. The following books by Hugh Kenner are available from Dalkey Archive Press: The Counterfeiters, Flaubert, Joyce, and Beckett: The Stoic Comedians and Joyce's Voices. — biography from Gnomon: Essays on Contemporary Literature… (more)
The Pound Era 438 copies, 5 reviews
Ulysses 146 copies
Joyce's Voices 123 copies, 1 review
The Elsewhere Community 122 copies, 4 reviews
Mazes: Essays 67 copies
Dublin's Joyce 63 copies
Wyndham Lewis 27 copies
Blast 3 (Blast Three) (No.3) (Editor) 15 copies
"Gee!" 1 copy
Ulysses (Introduction, some editions) 23,317 copies, 334 reviews
The Good Soldier (Introduction, some editions) 4,661 copies, 106 reviews
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 897 copies, 7 reviews
Axel's Castle: A Study of the Imaginative Literature of 1870-1930 (Introduction, some editions) 640 copies, 7 reviews
The Translations of Ezra Pound (Editor, some editions; Introduction, some editions) 157 copies
F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby (Bloom's Modern Critical… (Contributor, some editions; some editions; some editions) 124 copies
The State of the Language [1990] (Contributor) 90 copies, 1 review
The State of the Language [1980] (Contributor) 81 copies, 3 reviews
In Search of Anti-Semitism (Contributor, some editions) 62 copies, 2 reviews
Pound as Wuz: Essays and Lectures on Ezra Pound (Introduction, some editions) 42 copies
Praising It New: The Best of the New Criticism (Contributor) 22 copies, 1 review
Journalism: The Democratic Craft (Contributor) 13 copies
T.S. Eliot (Bloom's Major Poets) (Contributor) 11 copies
Harold Bloom's Shakespeare (Contributor) 11 copies
Inward Journey (Contributor) 11 copies
G.K. Chesterton (Bloom's Modern Critical Views) (Contributor, some editions) 9 copies
Beckett at 60: a festschrift (Contributor) 7 copies
Desmond Egan: Selected Poems (Introduction; Editor) 7 copies
Ezra Pound's Cantos: A Casebook (Casebooks in Criticism) (Contributor, some editions) 5 copies
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Kenner wrote books of scholarly criticism on some of the most difficult authors in literature (Joyce, Pound, Eliot); literary history; a book on cartoonist Chuck Jones; geodesic math; and a user's guide to the Heathkit H100/Zenith Z-100 computer. He was also a columnist for Art & Antiques and Byte magazine.
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