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A. S. W. Rosenbach

A. S. W. Rosenbach  

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(1876–1952),Philadelphia dealer in rare books and manuscripts, and prominent collector, whose writings include The Unpublishable Memoirs (1917), a satire on bibliomania; Books and Bidders (1927); A ...
Alfred Noyes

Alfred Noyes  

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(1880–1959),poet, playwright, novelist, and anthologist, who held violently anti‐Modernist views on literature; his own collections of verse (many of them about seafaring) include Drake (1908), an ...
Andrei Bely

Andrei Bely  

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(1880–1934)Russian novelist, poet, and literary theorist, born in Moscow, who became a key figure in the Russian symbolist movement. In 1904 he met Aleksandr Blok, with whom he was ...
Anthony Burgess

Anthony Burgess  

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1917–1993)British author.Born and educated in Manchester, Burgess served in the British army during World War II. He then spent a period as a teacher before becoming an education officer in Malaya ...
Bloom, Leopold, Molly

Bloom, Leopold, Molly  

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Characters in Joyce's Ulysses.
burlesque

burlesque  

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In the Restoration and eighteenth-century English theatre the word ‘burlesque’ was applied to plays like Fielding's Tragedy of Tragedies and Sheridan's The Critic, which were parodies of contemporary ...
Darantière

Darantière  

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Dijon printing house founded in 1870 by Victor Darantière. In 1921, his grandson Maurice, printer to Adrienne Monnier’s Maison des amis des livres, was entrusted by Sylvia Beach with the ...
Declan Kiberd

Declan Kiberd  

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(1951– )Critic and theorist of Irish literature. Born in Leopold Bloom's Eccles Street in Dublin (see Ulysses), Kiberd attended primary school in Clontarf, where he was taught by John McGahern. ...
Dedalus, Stephen

Dedalus, Stephen  

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A character in J. Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Ulysses.
Egoist

Egoist  

(1914–19),originally the New Freewoman: An Individualist Review, founded by Harriet Shaw Weaver and Dora Marsden. It published articles on modern poetry and the arts, and from being a feminist paper ...
epiphany

epiphany  

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The manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles as represented by the Magi; the festival commemorating this on 6 January. The name is recorded from Middle English, and comes ultimately from Greek ...
F. R. Leavis

F. R. Leavis  

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(1895–1978)British literary critic and university teacher. He was made a CH in 1978.Leavis was educated at Cambridge, first at the Perse School and then at Emmanuel College, where he taught from ...
Finnegans Wake

Finnegans Wake  

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A prose work by J. Joyce, published 1939. It is written in a unique and difficult style, making use of puns and portmanteau words (using at least 40 languages besides English), and a very wide range ...
Garland Publishing

Garland Publishing  

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Founded in 1969 by Gavin Borden, the New York firm initially reprinted 18th-century literary criticism; by the late 1970s, its chief business was academic reference books, although its facsimile and ...
Hades

Hades  

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Son of Cronus and Rhea and husband of Persephone, is ‘Lord of the dead’ and king of the Underworld, the ‘house of Hades’, where he rules supreme. After Homer, Hades is not only the god of the dead, ...
Harriet Shaw Weaver

Harriet Shaw Weaver  

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(1876–1961),editor, publisher and benefactor, born in Cheshire. As editor of the Egoist, she saw Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man through serial publication (1914–15); when Joyce could ...
Hiberno-English

Hiberno-English  

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The term applied to those varieties of English which were and are spoken, and sometimes written, in Ireland. These varieties are also sometimes referred to as Anglo-Irish or Irish-English. They ...
Hugh MacDiarmid

Hugh MacDiarmid  

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1892–1978)Scottish poet and writer.The son of a postman, Hugh MacDiarmid was born in Langholm and attended Langholm Academy before going on to Edinburgh University. He served in the army during World ...
James Joyce

James Joyce  

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(1882–1941),novelist, born at Rathgar, Dublin, educated at University College, Dublin, where Gogarty was a fellow student. Early influences included Gerhard Hauptmann, Dante, G. Moore, Ibsen, and ...
John Quinn

John Quinn  

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(1870–1924)American lawyer, collector, and patron. Quinn was of Irish ancestry and came to collecting through purchasing manuscripts of Irish literary works. He did not start collecting paintings and ...

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