James Joyce and Cinematicity: Before and After Film

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    Abstract

    In this book, Keith Williams explores Victorian culture’s emergent ‘cinematicity’ as a key creative driver of Joyce’s experimental fiction, showing how Joyce’s style and themes share the cinematograph’s roots in Victorian optical entertainment and science. The book reveals Joyce’s references to optical toys, shadowgraphs, magic lanterns, panoramas, photographic analysis and film peepshows. Close analyses of his works show how his techniques elaborated and critiqued their effects on modernity’s ‘media-cultural imaginary’.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEdinburgh
    PublisherEdinburgh University Press
    Number of pages304
    ISBN (Electronic)9781474463850, 9781474402491
    ISBN (Print)9781474402484
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2020

    Keywords

    • Experimental writing
    • Intermediality
    • James Joyce
    • optical science
    • shadowgraphy
    • visual form

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    • Cinema and Its Others

      Williams, K. & Miller, N. A., 22 Mar 2023, James Joyce Literary Supplement (JJLS), 36, 1, p. 55-61 8 p.

      Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

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    • 28th International James Joyce Symposium 12-18th June 2022

      Williams, K. & Ryan Kelley, H., Oct 2022, James Joyce Broadsheet, 123, p. 1-2 2 p.

      Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

    • Ulysses - A Magic Lantern Odyssey

      Williams, K., Brooker, J., Brooker, C., Arthur, J. & Miller, H., 2022

      Research output: Non-textual formPerformance

    • Ulysses: A Magic Lantern Odyssey

      Keith Williams (Presenter), Jeremy Brooker (Contributor), Carolyn Brooker (Contributor), Jules Arthur (Contributor) & Hannah Miller (Contributor)

      23 Jun 2022

      Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - festival/exhibition

    • Ulysses: A Magic Lantern Odyssey

      Keith Williams (Presenter), Jeremy Brooker (Contributor), Carolyn Brooker (Contributor), Jules Arthur (Contributor) & Hannah Miller (Contributor)

      10 Jun 202211 Jun 2022

      Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - festival/exhibition

    • Ulysses: A Magic Lantern Odyssey

      Keith Williams (Presenter), Jeremy Brooker (Contributor), Carolyn Brooker (Contributor), Jules Arthur (Contributor) & Hannah Miller (Contributor)

      13 Jun 2022

      Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - festival/exhibition

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