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“The true-born Englishman” and the Irish bull: Daniel Defoe in the “Oxen of the Sun” episode of Ulysses (2016)
Book
Davison, S. (2016). “The true-born Englishman” and the Irish bull: Daniel Defoe in the “Oxen of the Sun” episode of Ulysses. In D. van Hulle, & R. Crowley (Eds.), New quotatoes: Joycean exogenesis in the digital ageBrill. doi:10.1163/9789004319622_009

This essay uses evidence from the notes that Joyce made in preparation to recapitulate the historical development of English prose style in the “Oxen of the Sun” chapter of Ulysses to identify the traces of Defoe’s works that appear in the text of th... Read More

Intertextual relations: James Joyce and William Shakespeare in Angela Carter’s Wise Children (2015)
Journal Article
Davison, S. (2015). Intertextual relations: James Joyce and William Shakespeare in Angela Carter’s Wise Children. Contemporary Women's Writing, doi:10.1093/cww/vpv020. ISSN 1754-1476

Angela Carter’s feminist appropriation of William Shakespeare’s plots in Wise Children (1991) is well recognized. This article proposes that the novel also makes sustained references to the life and work of James Joyce and thereby provides a crucial... Read More