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Author Backus, Margot Gayle, 1961-

Title Scandal work : James Joyce, the new journalism, and the home rule newspaper wars / Margot Gayle Backus.

Publication Info. Notre Dame, Indiana : University of Notre Dame Press, [2013]


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Description 1 online resource (326 pages)
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: James Joyce and the political sex scandal: "The cracked lookingglass of a servant" -- Unorthodox methods in the home rule newspaper wars: Irish nationalism, Phoenix Park, and the fall of Parnell -- Investigative, fabricated, and self-incriminating scandal work: from "the maiden tribute of modern Babylon" to the Oscar Wilde trials -- James Joyce's early scandal work: "never write about the extraordinary" -- Reinventing the scandal fragment: "smiling at Wild(e) Irish" -- The protracted labor of the new journalist sex scandal: "lodged in the room of infinite possibilities" -- James Joyce's self-protective self-exposure: confessing in a foreign language -- (Re)fusing sentimentalism and scandal: "poor Penelope. Penelope rich" -- Dublin's tabloid unconscious: "a hairshirt of purely Irish manufacture" -- Coda: Jamming the imperial circuitry: "the readiest channel nowadays".
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Joyce, James, 1882-1941 -- Political and social views.
Sex scandals -- Great Britain -- History.
Home rule -- Ireland.
Sensationalism in journalism -- Great Britain.
English newspapers -- Great Britain -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Backus, Margot Gayle. Scandal work : James Joyce, the new journalism, and the home rule newspaper wars. Notre Dame, Indiana : University of Notre Dame Press, [2013] xvii, 304 pages 9780268022372 (DLC) 2013022744
ISBN 9780268022372 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0268022372 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780268075910 (e-book)

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