There are an extraordinary number of sites on the web which concern Joyce and his works. Of these the following are both significanly scholarly while still serving as an introduction for the beginning student into the difficulties of the work:

The Brazen Head

Perhaps the most comprehensive site which includes an introduction to Joyce; an annotated critical bibliography; a link to images and musical selections related to Joyce; a series of famous quotations by and about Joyce; and links to scholarly work.

Bronze by Gold: James Joyce and Music

A site which looks to references and allusions to Joyce's work in Classical and Avant-Garde music (John Cage, Luciano Beris, Samuel Barber) and Popular, Folk, Jazz and Traditional music (Kate Bush, Syd Barrett, Van Morrison, the Pogues, Lou Reed)

A Centenniel Bloomsday at Buffalo

The online version of an exhibit featuring materials from the Joyce Collection at Buffalo; the exhibit is especially strong in publication materials.

James Joyce Resource Center

This site includes a biography, bibliography and maps, as well as extensive critical bibliographies divided into such categories as biographical, Marxist, psychoanalytic, feminist,historical/postcolonial, structuralist and poststructuralist, and semiotic. Joyce does not appear, however, under an umbrella in Caillebotte's "Rainy Day in Paris" as the (computer-adapted) artwork suggests here!

The International Joyce Foundation

A comprehensive indexing to Joyce scholarship and Joyce sites on the Web; also the informational site for the yearly International Joyce Symposium.

Hypermedia Joyce Studies

An electronic journal of scholarly and critical work on Joyce, particularly attentive to hypermedia contexts for Joyce.

The James Joyce Society

A site which tracks Joyce events world-wide. Immaculate photos on the home page trace Joyce in his time. Also includes a link to a recording of "Love's Old Sweet Song," Molly's performance of which will echo in the text of Ulysses.

Music in the Work of James Joyce

With The Brazen Head, a comprehensive source for music in Joyce, indexed by the works themselves (Portrait, Ulysses, Finnegans Wake, etc.); includes CD's of the popular songs named in the texts.

Ulysses for Dummies

. . .and to prove that you're not. When energies flag in reading this difficult work, there is always this utterly simplistic and reductive reading of the text in which each chapter is rendered as a single (animated) line drawing. An especial favorite is the scuttling crab for "Proteus."

Ulysses Vau-de-Ville: The James Joyce Playing Cards

A deck of playing cards designed by R. Fanto in 1989 with the collaboration of Joyce scholar Richard Ellmann.

 


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