Ulysses Annotated has ratings and reviews. Kris said: I’ve just finished my first read of Ulysses, and it was a transcendent experience. I took. Here substantially revised and expanded, Don Gifford’s annotations to Joyce’s great modern classic comprise a specialized encyclopedia that will inform any. 14 Jan Don Gifford’s annotations to Joyce’s great modern classic comprise a specialized encyclopedia that will inform any reading of Ulysses.
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This book was a shock to me. After better equipping myself for the reread, I only found more supplemental reading I have yet to take in. I feel there is a reason for the canon, and that I am short-shrifting my development as a writer if I am unaware gifforr these books.
I’ve just finished my first read of Ulysses, and it was a transcendent experience.
Ulysses Annotated by Don Gifford
Okay, maybe I don’t remember this stuff as well as I thought. I really enjoyed it.
After which, each and every mention thereof is re-directed backwards in this fat volume to ulysess first mention with a very annoying “See pp. Certainly, if only to be able to say that I have read it, and to understand when someone makes an allusion to it. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
So the internet, more current, can be valuable as backup, used with discernment. The suggestive potential of minor details was enormously fascinating to Upysses, and the precision of his use of detail is a most important aspect of his literary method.
I know, very geeky The book’s proper title might be: This book’s historical, literary, and geographic references are indispensable in my study of Ulysses. You do not by any means need this book to enjoy Ulysses, but it does give remarkable insight into the mind behind it. I never would have guessed that just reading the annotations without the source text would make good reading, but that is certainly the case here.
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I’m not a huge book buyer, so that’s significant praise. This is not the novel. The largest portion of that is more Shakespeare. Other editions – View all Ulysses Annotated: 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 English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh. English Choose a language for shopping. Peruse this to get your head spinning. Here substantially ulyssed and expanded, Anntated Gifford’s annotations to Joyce’s great modern classic comprise a specialized encyclopedia that will inform any reading of Ulysses.
I seemed to lean on it just as heavily as I did that first time through. Notes for James Joyce’s Ulysses.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. And, I don’t know if you know this, there’s a lot of sex in Ulysses that desperately needs annotating. If you are about to re-read Ulysses, or if you share my love of historical references and context, then I recommend Gifford very highly – just don’t let your perusal of it direct your attention away from what is really important – Joyce’s writing itself.
Reviews “Teaches more than how to read a particular novel; it teaches us more profoundly how to read anything. I found myself undergoing a crash course in Irish history and Roman Catholic theology, as presented through the annotations, which also presented a problem in understanding the basic story, as I lost myself with diversions.
The introduction and headnotes to sections provide general geographical, biographical and historical background. Keep in mind that the annotations themselves are somewhat intimidating — averaging a page of notes per page of Joyce’s writing.
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Jan 09, Rachel Kasten rated aannotated it was amazing. Joyce was 40 yrs old when Ulysses was published, it is a day in the life of a husband and father of Joyce’s age at publication.
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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. He helps with backstory, referring you to characters appearing in The Annottaed, to events from Portrait.
Ulysses Annotated by Don Gifford – Paperback – University of California Press
Seidman University of California PressJan 14, – Fiction – pages 8 Reviews Don Gifford’s annotations to Joyce’s great modern classic comprise a specialized encyclopedia that will inform any reading of Ulysses. By having it around, it enhances your reading experience of Ulysses and, by extension, your experience of readin Excellent guide to Mister Joyce’s big book of the daytime When He is denied Her front door, He giffofd in Hell on earthwhen released from Hell His odyssey to Her begins again with His ever-present accompanying internal travails for She always knows when He is worthy of Her acceptance their Paradise.
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You won’t understand Ulysses without it.