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‘Strandentwining Cable’: Joyce, Flaubert, and Intertextuality

Scarlett Baron


‘Strandentwining Cable’ explores the works of two of the most admired and mythologized masters of nineteenth- and twentieth-century prose: Gustave Flaubert (1821–1880) and James Joyce (1882–1941). This book is a study of their literary relationship. In six chronologically ordered chapters it carries out a detailed intertextual analysis of Joyce’s engagement with Flaubert over the entire course of his writing career. In doing this, it delineates the contours and uncovers the effects of one of the most crucially formative artistic relationships of Joyce’s life, charting the stages o ... More

Keywords: Joyce, Flaubert, modernism, intertextuality, influence, allusion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199693788
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693788.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Scarlett Baron, author
Fellow by Examination, Magdalen College, Oxford