James Joyce by Richard Ellmann (1959) hardcover book


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Richard Ellmann - James Joyce

New York: Oxford University Press, 1959. First edition, third printing (1961). Hardcover. 8vo. Navy blue cloth binding. Xi, 842 pp. Good condition. Light wear to edges of covers and textblock. No markings to pages. Dust jacket is very good with just a small amount of rubbing along periphery.

Let's be clear: this is a seriously heavy duty biography that barely has time for photographs (and allots a mere three hundred pages to explicating the crucial shame displacement motivations behind Finnegans Wake) so looky-loos best look somewhere else. This is for professional scholars only!

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