A New and Complex Sensation
Essays on Joyce's "Dubliners"
Publication Date: May 2004
A New and Complex Sensation: Essays on Joyce’s “Dubliners” by Oona Frawley
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.
Is the Best English Spoken in Lower Drumcondra? – T.P. Dolan
Dublin at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century – Joseph Brady
From Dubliners to Europeans? Political Change and Political Paralysis – Michael Holmes and Alan Roughley
Epiphany as Scene of Performance – Susan Bazargan
The Humours of Dublin – Comedy in the Stories of James Joyce – Senator David Norris
Entitled to Translate – Christine O’Neill
Reconsiderations of Individual Stories:
‘Eveline’, or the Veils of Cleaning – Wanda Balzano
Fact or Fiction: Material Evidence in Dubliners – Paul Devine
Clouded Friendship: A Note on ‘A Little Cloud’ – Fritz Senn
Perversion and the Press: Victorian Self-Fashioning in ‘A Painful Case’ – Patrick Bixby
Militarism and ‘The Dead’ Thematic Examinations – Greg C. Winston,
Dubliners’ Priests – James Pribek, SJ
Whodunnit? – Peter Van De Kamp
Short Cuts of the Hibernian Metropolis: Cinematic Strategies in Dubliners – Keith Williams
Family Resemblances in Dubliners – R. Brandon Kershner
James Joyce’s Dubliners and Modernist Doubt: The Making of a Tradition – Neil Murphy
Recovering Dubliners for Postcolonial Theory – Spurgeon Thompson
Textile Dubliners – Ruth Frehner
‘You can never know women’: Framing Female Identity in Dubliners – Eugene O’Brien.
The News From Home – John McCourt
‘Superb.’ – Customer review
ABOUT THE EDITOR
Oona Frawley is a graduate of the City University of New York and now teaches in University College Dublin.