[ilds] genetic criticism

PETER BALDWIN delospeter at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 16 02:32:13 PST 2011


Has anyone had any luck contacting the publisher at the email on the order form to order a copy from overseas?
 
I got no reply to my email
 
Peter Baldwin
 
> Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2011 21:53:28 -0800
> From: gifford at ualberta.ca
> To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
> Subject: Re: [ilds] genetic criticism
> 
> Hello all,
> 
> The evil empire of Facebook reports a very usual number of "hits" to the 
> essay title below... In the spirit of "boosting" Corinne's book, let me 
> know directly if you want a copy of the specific paper -- it's the worst 
> essay in the book, by far (entirely due to my work, not my co-author), 
> so if you're kind enough to like that essay, you should definitely order 
> the whole book from Univ. Presses Paris Ouest... The rest of it is very 
> fine work indeed.
> 
> :)
> 
> Best,
> James
> 
> 15/02/11 1:57 PM, James Gifford wrote:
> > Hi Bruce,
> >
> > I've attached the advert and order form for Corinne's book here. It's
> > hot off the presses and only reached my hands last week -- it's worth
> > getting for those interested in the scholarly matters or for anyone who
> > was in the Paris 2008 conference.
> >
> > My piece is:
> >
> > Gifford, James and Michael Stevens. "A Variant of Lawrence Durrell's
> > Livia; or, Buried Alive & the Composition of Monsieur; or, the Prince of
> > Darkness." /Lawrence Durrell at the Crossroads of Arts and Sciences/.
> > Eds. Corinne Alexandre-Garner, Isabelle Keller-Privat, & Murielle
> > Philippe. Paris: Presses Universitaires de Paris Ouest, 2010. 173-193.
> >
> > I dug up some intended revisions to /Monsieur/ that were too late for
> > the print run, and Stevens and I contend that this influenced his first
> > visions of /Livia/, a fragment of which was received by /The Malahat
> > Review/ and published as "Gog and Magog." He revised again to bury his
> > tracks, but it seems to set out the Avignon Quintet's vision in plainer
> > terms than is usually the case.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > James
> >
> > On 15/02/11 1:40 PM, Bruce Redwine wrote:
> >> James,
> >>
> >> You've probably posted this before. Please do so again. What are the
> >> titles of Alexandre-Garner's book and your essay?
> >>
> >>
> >> Bruce
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On Feb 15, 2011, at 11:04 AM, James Gifford wrote:
> >>
> >>> Yes, Michael is a very fine scholar, and I think he was born within
> >>> shouting distance of the Canadian border, so the Northward pull must
> >>> have been irresistible. The bookcases of his home have been featured in
> >>> some Canadian magazines as well... He does good work.
> >>>
> >>> I have a piece in Corinne's most recent book that gently muses over
> >>> genetic criticism, which is still largely a French activity outside of
> >>> the Joyce scholarship. My co-author Michael Stevens, a young scholar at
> >>> Trinity College Dublin, did very good work on that piece. The Joyce
> >>> scholars are doing more with genetic criticism than anyone else in 20th
> >>> Century literature, so far as I can see.
> >>>
> >>> Cheers,
> >>> James
> >>>
> >>> On 15/02/11 10:46 AM, Bruce Redwine wrote:
> >>>> The 4 February 2011 issue of /The Time Literary Supplement/ has several
> >>>> good reviews (re Nabokov, plagiarism, Joyce). In particular is Sarah
> >>>> Davison's very interesting article on two recent publications on Joyce.
> >>>> Her review of Michael Groden's book on JJ focuses on topics recently
> >>>> touched upon by the ILDS List. Namely, "genetic criticism" (the
> >>>> evolution of a manuscript and assessing that importance), which
> >>>> seems to
> >>>> be of interest to James and Charles, and the impact of an author's work
> >>>> on a reader, which many List participants have related with respect to
> >>>> Lawrence Durrell. The latter I find intriguing as an approach to
> >>>> writing
> >>>> and publication — an indication that scholarship is breaking out of its
> >>>> narrow confines and finds it acceptable to relate the personal. I have
> >>>> ordered Groden's book. Michael Groden is Canadian, and that should
> >>>> please many, James especially.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Bruce
> >>>>
> >>
> >>
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