A New and Complex Sensation

Essays on Joyce's "Dubliners"

Edited by: Oona Frawley


Recontextualizing Dubliners – T.P. Dolan

Is the Best English Spoken in Lower Drumcondra? – Joseph Brady

Dublin at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century – Michael Holmes and Alan Roughley

From Dubliners to Europeans? Political Change and Political Paralysis – Susan Bazargan

Epiphany as Scene of Performance – Senator David Norris

The Humours of Dublin – Comedy in the Stories of James Joyce – Christine O’Neill

Entitled to Translate Reconsiderations of Individual Stories – Wanda Balzano

‘Eveline’, or the Veils of Cleaning – Paul Devine

Fact or Fiction: Material Evidence in Dubliners – Fritz Senn

Clouded Friendship: A Note on ‘A Little Cloud’ – Patrick Bixby

Perversion and the Press: Victorian Self-Fashioning in ‘A Painful Case’ – Greg C. Winston

Militarism and ‘The Dead’ Thematic Examinations – James Pribek,

SJ Dubliners’ Priests – Peter van de Kamp

Whodunnit? – Keith Williams

Short Cuts of the Hibernian Metropolis: Cinematic Strategies in Dubliners – R. Brandon

Kershner Family Resemblances in Dubliners – Neil Murphy

James Joyce’s Dubliners and Modernist Doubt: The Making of a Tradition – Spurgeon Thompson

Recovering Dubliners for Postcolonial Theory – Ruth Frehner

Textile Dubliners – Eugene O’Brien

‘You can never know women’: Framing Female Identity in Dubliners Endpiece – John McCourt.

This eclectic and probing collection of essays celebrates the centenary of the first publication of stories from James Joyce’s ‘Dubliners’ in 1904. Since its publication in book form in 1914, ‘Dubliners’ has become one of the truly definitive short-story collections in world literature. ‘A New and Complex Sensation‘ presents twenty fresh and exciting perspectives that explore the multiple layers and enduring power of Joyce’s short fiction.


Weight 0.5 kg

May 2004


234 x 156 mm, 251pp