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Harry Levin / James Joyce (1941)


Levin, Harry. James Joyce: A Critical Introduction. New York: A New Direction Book, 1941.

*翻訳:ハリー・レヴィン著 『ジェイムズ・ジョイス―その批評的解説―』飛田茂雄・永原和夫共訳、北星堂書店、1978年



Preface to the Revised Edition

 I The Uncreated Conscience
 1. Reality
 2. The City
 3. The Artist

 II The Personal Epic
 1.    The Two Keys
 2.    Montaeg
 3.    Stasis

 III The Fabulous Artficer
 1.    The Nightmare of History
 2.    The Language of the Outlaw
 3.    Richness

 Revisiting Joyce




HARRY LEVIN, born at Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1912, was educated at Harvard University, where he is now Irving Babbitt Professor of Comparative Literature and Chairman of the Department Comparative Literature. He has also taught at the Sorbonne, Tokyo University, the Salzburg Seminar in American Studies, and the University of California(Berkeley). He is a member of The National Institute of Arts and Letters, The American Philosophical Society, The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the French Legion of Honor. His other book include: The Overreacher:  Study of Christopher Marlowe; The Power of Blackness: Hawthorne, Poe, Melville; The Question of Hamlet; Contexts of Criticism; The Gates of Horn: A Study of Five French Realists, and Refractions: Essays in Comparative Literature. Among the works that he has edited are Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter, Shakespeare’s Coriolanus and Comedy of Errors, the plays of Ben Jonson, and The Portable James Joyce.