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Joyce, Medicine, and Modernity Vike Martina Plock

Joyce, Medicine, and Modernity

Vike Martina Plock

Published January 1st 2010
ISBN : 9780813042961
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202 pages
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James Joyces interest in medicine has been well established--he attempted to embark on medical studies no fewer than three times--but a comprehensive assessment of the influence his interest in medicine had on his work has been lacking until now.InMoreJames Joyces interest in medicine has been well established--he attempted to embark on medical studies no fewer than three times--but a comprehensive assessment of the influence his interest in medicine had on his work has been lacking until now.In this wide-ranging study, author Vike Plock balances close readings of Joyces major texts with thorough archival research that retrieves principal late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century medical debates. The result is a fascinating book that details the ways in which Joyce reconciled, integrated, and blurred the paradigmatic boundaries between scientific and humanist learning.