visión de conjunto:Críticas `a superlatively good biography of Joyce. It assembles with a mastery Joyce himself would have admired a great mass of published and unpublished testimony...It is informed by critical comment of high quality.' Frank Kermode Observer.`It is deeply erudite and tremendously comprehensive but more than that it is compellingly readable and beautifully written.' Times Literary Supplement.`One of the great critical biographies of our generation.'Guardian.''Perhaps the greatest literary biography ever ... Ellmann achieves a prodigious feat of scholarship.' ___The Observer___`wonderfullyintelligent elated always amusing.' Stephen Spender ___Books___`Perhaps the greatest literary biography ever written...Ellmann achieves a prodigious feat of scholarship one even more comprehensive than (and as readable as) his recent life of Wilde.' ___Observer___'major scholarly work ... a new bench-mark for biography as a major vehicle of literary scholarship'John Batchelor British Book News September 1993 Reseña del editor Richard Ellmann has revised and expanded his definitive work on Joyce's life to include newly discovered primary material including details of a failed love affair a limerick about Samuel Beckett a dream notebook previously unknown letters and much more. Contraportada The fresh material deals with most aspects of Joyce's life: his writings and his attitude towards them his experiences of love and desire his domestic travails his political views. Biografía del autor The late Richard Ellman was Goldsmiths' Professor of English at Oxford University. He was the author of many books including a distinguished biography of Oscar Wilde published posthumously.