Books tagged: james joyce

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Dr. Jew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,700. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The story of Dr. Jew, an unscrupulous lecher who will go to any length to achieve fame and power in a diseased world of glitter. A dark comedy of a reality not unlike our own, with hints of William Faulkner, William S. Burroughs, Vladimir Nabokov, and the most lurid pulp fiction.
A Little Circle Of Kindred Minds: Joyce In Paris
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011 by Green Lamp Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
When James Joyce arrived in Paris in 1920, he intended staying a week. Instead he remained for twenty years during which he published both Ulysses and Finnegans Wake. A Little Circle of Kindred Minds: Joyce in Paris looks at Joyce’s relationship with the artists, writers and muscians who lived in Paris during his years there, looking most especially at the Irish.
The Rogue Barrister
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011 by Calumet. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A golf course developer is indicted on several counts of racketeering, among other seedy crimes, and calls on an old friend—the Rogue Barrister—to defend his case. The Rogue Barrister, though, is more interested in promoting his record label and his microbrewing business than he is anything else. The verdict is shortly delivered: The golfer is sentenced to do hard time at Cook Counting.
Study Guide: Finnegan’s Wake (A BookCaps Study Guide)
Series: Study Guides, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The perfect companion to James Joyce’s "Finnegan's Wake," this study guide contains a analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. We all need refreshers every now and then.
James Joyce Reincarnated: The WordGuru, Glen Kealey
Price: Free! Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
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In Canada there lives a most interesting man whose creativity, radical use of language, strange themes and wide range of thought are comparable only to James Joyce in his late period. But what is the difference and the value of Joyce having been a playful, literary author rather than a serious, deadpan guru? This study investigates.
The Life and Times of James Joyce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
James Joyce's life was just as complicated as his books; find out more about the man in this short biography about the life and times of James Joyce.
18 Plays For Untalented Actors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,440. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Everything you need to begin your lifestyle as an actor: 18 short plays by Robert Crayola. "These scenes were designed with the neophyte actor in mind. Most theater requires effort, practice, timing, and skill. Not these scenes... I have so infused these scenes with my genius that it's a wonder you even need to show up." -- Robert Crayola, from the Introduction
Finn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sure, the Irish took over politics in Orange County, Southern California, long ago. We all know that--and inside politics--the winning and losing--it still goes on. So, if there is another Finnegan--another wake--that should come as no surprise.
Salt and Emerald - a hesitant solo voyage round Ireland and the Irish
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 138,760. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Much more than adventurous travel, this book is an exploration of Ireland and her people, past and present. Observed with humour, sensitivity and insight, it is an engrossing account of encounters and experiences - astonishingly diverse - by a seasoned travelwriter. Everything from Dervla Murphy to the Mary Celeste. A journey packed with fact and anecdote that carries you along like the tide.
Marshall McLuhan's Page 69 Test
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 238,910. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Marshall McLuhan, prophet of the modern media age, recommends that the reader turn to page 69 of any book and read it. If you like that page, buy the book. In addition to helping you to figure out what to read in an era of seemingly limitless content, with over 450 specially selected titles, the Page 69 Test allows you to discover many new books and authors in a brief but interesting encounter.