Gilbert, Stuart. James Joyce's Ulysses. London: Faber and Faber, 1930.
Part I. Introduction
I The Narrative of Ulysses
II The Rhythm of Ulysses
2 The Seal of Solomon
3 The Omphalos
2 Ulysses and the Odyssesy
Part II. The Episodes
5. The Lotus-eaters
8 The Lestrygonians
9 Scylla and Charybdis
10 The Wandering rocks
11 The Sirens
12 The Cyclops
14 The Oxen of the Sun
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"Ulysses is a work which not only seems obscure but is also somewhat inaccessible. In writing this commentary I have borne in mind the unusual circumstances that, though Ulysses is probably the most-discussedliterary work that has appeared in our time, the book itself is hardly more than a name to many. I have, therefore, quoted freely from the text, so that those who are unable to amen their voyage á Ithaque, otherwise to the sign of Shakespeare & Co., at Paris, and acquire the original, may, despite the censorial ban, become acquainted with Mr Joyce's epic work. " (9)
Budgen, Frank. James Joyce and the Making of Ulysses. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1960. (但し、以下は1960年に発行されたものを掲載)→フランク・バッジェン『「ユリシーズ」を書くジョイス』岡野浩史訳、近代文芸社、1998年
Introduction by Hugh Kenner
Appendix: Further Recollections of James Joyce
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Here is the best possible introduction to the Joyce world - an unpretentious, reliable, highly animated guide to what the new reader will find in Ulysses.
Thousands of readers every year make the aquaintance of the Bloomsday chronicle, a book no one, least of all the author, expected us to absorb casually. A mentor is advisable: not an unreasonable prerequisite for one of the key books of the space age. Here Mr. Budgen is unexcelled. He does not sluice our minds with irrelevant ideas generated by the technical novelties of Joyce's text. His training in Impressionist painting accustomed him to the notion that the man who is fabricating a work of art employs deliberate procedures. Hence the case with which he installs his reader in a world where the bizarre modes of presentation are the book - more than an exercise in mechanics, opening as they do on every province of human life. Myth, symbol, doctrine, device, scheme, key, correspondence - all these components of Joyce's work enter Mr. Budgen's reckoning, and all of them turn out to be necessary details in a human enterprise dominated, for him, by a human being of genious.
The statements above are paraphrased from Hugh Kenner's introduction to this new edition of Mr. Budgen's invaluable book. Based on a friendship between Joyce and Budgen which began in Zurich during the First World War (when Joyce was about midway in the writing of Ulysses), this intimate account brings Joyce to life as no other study by a contemporary has ever done.
Gorman, Herbert. James Joyce. Rinehart & Company, 1939.
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1924年に出版されたJames Joyce: His First Forty Yearsの改訂版（著者校正版）