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Exiles

James Joyce
Edited by Keri Walsh

December 2020

ISBN: 9780198800064

192 pages
Paperback
196x129mm

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Oxford World's Classics

Price: £8.99

James Joyce's only surviving play has divided Joyceans for a century. Illuminating the themes of performance that are so prominent throughout Joyce's fiction, Exiles sees Joyce staking his claim definitively within the European theatrical tradition.

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James Joyce's only surviving play has divided Joyceans for a century. Illuminating the themes of performance that are so prominent throughout Joyce's fiction, Exiles sees Joyce staking his claim definitively within the European theatrical tradition.

  • An Introduction which focuses on issues of gender, sexuality, and performance as well as considering the nationalist and sectarian contexts of Dublin in 1912, the year of the play's setting.
  • Exiles is an important work in the field of Joyce studies, it illuminates the themes of performance that are so prominent throughout Joyce's fiction.
  • The events of Exiles drew on Joyce's own experiences of sexual jealousy that always accompanied his return visits to Dublin.
  • Includes chronology, bibliography, and explanatory notes.

About the Author(s)

James Joyce

Edited by Keri Walsh, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Institute of Irish Studies, Fordham University

Keri Walsh is Associate Professor of English and Director of the Institute of Irish Studies at Fordham University in New York. She is the editor of James Joyce's Dubliners (Broadview Press, 2016) and The Letters of Sylvia Beach (Columbia University Press, 2010.)

Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Composition and Publication History
    Select Bibliography
    A Chronology of James Joyce
    EXILES
    Appendix A: 'Ibsen's New Drama'
    Appendix B: 'The Day of the Rabblement'
    Explanatory Notes

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