CREECA Spring 2022 Weekly Lecture Series
James Joyce's Russia and the Nightmare of Paternity with José Vergara
Thursday, March 24, 2022
206 Ingraham Hall
While James Joyce’s place in the modernist pantheon has long been firmly entrenched, its resonances continue to be uncovered. In the Russian context, the Irish writer has occupied many roles since his work was first translated in the mid-1920s. This talk will trace the development not of a monolithic Joyce, but rather of five separate Russian Joyces — the versions of the author imagined by his Russian readers.