7. The Benstock Library as a Mirror of Joyce

edited by Rosa Maria Bollettieri Bosinelli / Franca Ruggieri – Bulzoni, Roma 2002


Rosa Maria Bollettieri Bosinelli, Franca Ruggieri Introduction: “Several Inverted Volumes Improperly Arranged” 

Section 1: Bernard Benstock and James Joyce

Giorgio Melchiori Joyce Studies in Italy

Fritz SennFrom Zurich to Forlì: How Some of It All Began

Michael O’Shea Bernard Benstock (1930-1994) and the “Dublimericks”

Paola Pugliatti “Were there schemes of wider scope?”: or, Why So Many Hats in “Hades”?

Carla Marengo Vaglio “All the World’s a fair”: Word as World in Ulysses

Franca Ruggieri Laocoon and Stephen Dedalus

Sam Whitsitt Driven by Vanity, or Drive by yourself: Rethinking Joyce’s “Araby”

Luigi Schenoni The Cast of the Mime in “Finnegans Wake” Book II, Chapter I, pp. 219.01 – 221.17

Section 2: Crime in the Library

Umberto Eco What’s Crime Fiction Doing on the Library High Road?

Maurizio Ascaril The Detective and the Mirror: A Literary Genre Discovers Itself – Maurizio AscariI

Richard Brown Intelligence Fiction as a Modernist Genre – Richard Brown

Alistair Stead Joyce on the case: “Supposing that it was his own case he told…” – Alistair Stead

Rosa Maria Bollettieri Bosinelli The Reader as Detective: Scherlockholmesing Joyce’s Texts