This can certainly make Joyce more accessible and an easier read.
Again, this is one of my favorite books of Joyce criticism, and no other work has both so influenced and reflected my reading of Joyce.
I am reading Finnegans Wake and I think this book will be valuable to me for a better understanding of the James Joyce's work.
By far the best appreciation of Joyce that I have ever read. Mr. Burgess is magnificent with his details, relating them to context and presenting them with his own half sardonic,... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Miranda Martin
Anthony Burgess' Re Joyce is an excellent guide to anyone who is re-reading the works of James Joyce or are discovering him for the first time. Read morePublished 20 months ago by MJHDO10
I am reading Finnegans Wake and I think this book will be valuable
to me for a better understanding of the James Joyce's work.
Burgess is very smart, and he's probably a better scholar of Joyce than writer himself. This book has great insight into Ulysses which I enjoyed learning after reading Ulysses for... Read morePublished on October 13, 2008 by A. D. hodgson
Burgess is a novelist of tremendous linguistic energy and inventiveness, one who searches out many worlds, scholarly and not. Read morePublished on January 20, 2005 by Shalom Freedman