James Joyce, History, Politics, & Marxism: A Bibliography

Compiled by Ralph Dumain


Ahearn, Edward J. Marx and Modern Fiction (New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 1989), Chapter 3: London and Dublin, pp. 76-118.

Cornwell, Neil. James Joyce and the Russians. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire; London: The Macmillan Press Ltd, 1992.

Fairhall, James. James Joyce and the Question of History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Gibson, Andrew. Joyce’s Revenge: History, Politics, and Aesthetics in Ulysses. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

_____________. Strong Spirit: History, Politics and Aesthetics in the Writings of James Joyce 1898-1915. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

James Joyce: The Augmented Ninth: Proceedings of the Ninth International James Joyce Symposium, Frankfurt, 1984, edited by Bernard Benstock. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1988. See “Joyce and Marxism,” pp. 309-345:

Herr, Cherlyl. “Joyce and Marxism: Prefatory Note,” pp. 309-311.
Williams, Trevor L. “Dominant Ideologies: The Production of Stephen Dedalus,” pp. 312-322.
McCormack, W. J. “James Joyce, Cliché, and the Irish Language,” pp. 323-336.
King, Mary C. “Ulysses: The Dissolution of Identity and the Appropriation of the Human World,” pp. 327-345.

James Joyce and the Difference of Language, edited by Laurent Milesi. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Joyce and the Subject of History, edited by Mark A. Wollaeger, Victor Luftig, and Robert Spoo. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996.

Contents:
The History of Now: Commodity Culture and Everyday Life in Joyce / Garry Leonard
History as Nightmare: Joyce’s Portrait to Christy Brown / R. Brandon Kershner
History as Text in Reverse / Fritz Senn
James Joyce and the Cosmopolitan Sublime / Joseph Valente
Reading Ulysses: Agency, Ideology, and the Novel / Mark A. Wollaeger
“Nestor” and the Nightmare: The Presence of the Great War in Ulysses / Robert Spoo
What Shouts in the Street: 1904, 1922, 1990-93 / Daniel Moshenberg
Literary Tourism and Dublin’s Joyce / Victor Luftig
“Fantastic histories”: Nomadology and Female Piracy in Finnegans Wake / Vicki Mahaffey
The Critical History of Finnegans Wake and the Finnegans Wake of Historical Criticism / Margot Norris
Ireland from the Outside / Cheryl Herr
Bibliography of Criticism on Joyce and History / Robert Spoo

Macdonald, Dwight. “James Joyce” (1959), in Against the American Grain (1962), new introduction by John Simon (New York: Da Capo Press, 1983), pp. 123-142.

Manalili, Maper Anne. Marxist Themes in James Joyce’s A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man.

Manganiello, Dominic. Joyce’s Politics. London; Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1980.

McGee, Patrick. Joyce beyond Marx: History and Desire in ‘Ulysses’ and ‘Finnegans Wake’. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2001.

Murphy, Sean P. James Joyce and Victims: Reading the Logic of Exclusion. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press; London: Associated University Presses, 2003.

Nolan, Emer. James Joyce and Nationalism. London; New York: Routledge, 1995.

Rabaté, Jean-Michel. James Joyce and the Politics of Egoism. Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Re: Joyce: Text, Culture, Politics; edited by John Brannigan, Geoff Ward, and Julian Wolfreys. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Macmillan; New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998. Contents.

Segall, Jeffrey. “Between Marxism and Modernism, or How to Be a Revolutionist and Still Love ‘Ulysses’,” James Joyce Quarterly, vol. 25, no. 4, Summer, 1988, pp. 421-444.

Segall, Jeffrey. Joyce in America: Cultural Politics and the Trials of Ulysses. Berkeley; Los Angeles; Oxford: University of California Press, 1993.

Chapter 1: “James Joyce or Socialist Realism?” Marxist Aesthetics and the Problem of Ulysses
Chapter 3:  Between Marxism and Modernism— Joyce and the Dissident Left

Tall, Emily. “Eisenstein on Joyce: Sergei Eisenstein’s Lecture on James Joyce at the State Institute of Cinematography, November 1, 1934,” James Joyce Quarterly, vol. 24, no. 2, Winter, 1987, pp. 133-142.

Turner, Jason. Marxism’s Influence in James Joyce’s Ulysses, transcripts [with slide show], 4 May 2014.

Williams, Trevor L. Reading Joyce Politically. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1997.

See also companion bibliographies: James Joyce, Politics, & the Jews: Select Bibliography and James Joyce & Hungary: Selected Bibliography.


John Carey on James Joyce’s Leopold Bloom: For and Against the Masses

The Approach to Literature [sections 5-7] by T. A. Jackson

Theodor W. Adorno on modernism, Georg Lukács, James Joyce (1)

Theodor W. Adorno on modernism, Georg Lukács, James Joyce (2)

Literature and Dialectical Materialism by John Strachey

“James Joyce” (Excerpts)
by Dwight Macdonald (with comments by RD)

James Joyce & Hungary: Selected Bibliography

James Joyce, Politics, & the Jews: Select Bibliography

James Joyce: Special Topics: Bibliography, Links, Quotes

James Joyce & Esperanto: Selected Bilingual Bibliography / Elektita Dulingva Bibliografio

Marx and Marxism Web Guide


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