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Ulysses (Ireland into film) free pdf James Joyce, interested in drama from his youth, encountered early Italian cinema in Trieste and subsequently worked to establish the first movie-house in Dublin in 1909. He eventually discussed his cinematographic writing techniques with the great Russian filmmaker, Sergei Eisenstein. But although Joyce considered the possibilities of filming his famous 1922 novel at various times in his life, Ulysses was not brought to the screen until independent filmmaker Joseph Strick released his adaptation in 1967. Margot Norris discusses the challenges that Ulysses, one of the greatest and most difficult novels of the twentieth century, posed to the filmmaker, along with the production and censorship problems that Strick encountered before the film was released to great contemporary critical acclaim. Though rigorously faithful to Joyce's language, Strick's decision to set the story in 1960s Dublin subtly shifted its political focus while producing an intensified humanistic interpretation of Joyce's novel.

About Margot Norris

Margot Norris is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine. Her books include The Decentered Universe of Finnegans Wake (1976), Beasts of the Modern Imagination: Darwin, Nietzsche, Kafka, Ernst, and Lawrence (1985), Joyce's Web (1992), Writing War in the Twentieth Century (2000) and Suspicious Readings of Joyce's 'Dubliners' (2003).

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Author : Margot Norris
Publisher : Cork University Press
Data Published : 01 July 2004
ISBN : 1859182933
EAN : 9781859182932
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 102 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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