James Joyce's Ulysses (EAS3167)

30 credits

This module offers you the opportunity to acquire a detailed and intimate reading knowledge of Joyce’s Ulysses, a key text in the development of literary modernism. In reading Ulysses episode by episode, the course will provide an in-depth analysis of Joyce’s formal and stylistic innovations. Additionally, as each week will focus on a particular theoretical or historical debate surrounding Joyce’s text, you are introduced to a variety of critical readings that have emerged in Joyce studies over the years: Homeric Joyce, psychoanalysis, feminism, Marxism, new historicism, postcolonialism, cultural studies, ecocriticism, and genetic criticism.