Gillespie, Michael Patrick
Most widely held works by Michael Patrick Gillespie
James Joyce A to Z : the essential reference to the life and work by A. Nicholas Fargnoli ( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,169 libraries worldwide
Designed as a companion volume to the life and work of Irish novelist James Joyce including terms, people, places, and concepts arranged alphabetically in over 800 entries.
Joyce through the ages a nonlinear view ( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 810 libraries worldwide
Oscar Wilde and the poetics of ambiguity by Michael Patrick Gillespie ( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 689 libraries worldwide
Critical companion to James Joyce : a literary reference to his life and work by A. Nicholas Fargnoli ( Book )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
"James Joyce was one of the most challenging and controversial writers of the 20th century. His experiments with language and narrative structure helped redefine novelistic conventions and set new standards for prose writing. Critical Companion to James Joyce is an essential reference to everything one needs to know about Joyce and his work. Additional features include a chronology, bibliographies of primary and secondary sources, a working outline of Finnegans Wake, the Ulysses schema, and more. Critical Companion to James Joyce will guide readers through Joyce's fascinating life and work."--BOOK JACKET.
The aesthetics of chaos : nonlinear thinking and contemporary literary criticism by Michael Patrick Gillespie ( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
"Michael Patrick Gillespie employs concepts of post-Einsteinian physics as the metaphoric and dialectic foundation for an alternative method of interpreting literature. His central argument revolves around the notion that the most useful literary criticism is that which comes closest to the process of reading. He argues that since our reading is not circumscribed by Cartesian cause-and-effect principles, our literary criticism should not be bound by linear thinking. Drawing examples that range from the Book of Job to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Gillespie demonstrates how nonlinear perception vastly enhances one's ability to understand diverse forms of literature."--BOOK JACKET.
The picture of Dorian Gray : "what the world thinks me by Michael Patrick Gillespie ( Book )
8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
In some ways prefiguring the dramas in its creator's life, The Picture of Dorian Gray is a fictional model of the moral contradictions pervading late Victorian society. Oscar Wilde's Faustian tale of a beautiful young man trading his soul for the promise of eternal youth sparked controversy upon its appearance in 1890, a decade in which Wilde experienced the heights and depths of notoriety as society's wit and dandy, as its chief spokesman for the aesthetic "art for art's sake" movement, and ultimately as its embittered and destitute outcast. In The Picture of Dorian Gray: "What the World Thinks Me", Michael Patrick Gillespie contributes a penetrating analysis to Wildean studies, a volume at once accessible to students and valuable to scholars. Taking up "The Extratextual Milieu", Gillespie delineates the historical and literary contexts in which Dorian Gray appeared and traces the critical reception to it; offering close "Readings and Rereadings", he examines elements of imagination, ethics, aesthetics, and sensuality in the work. He further demonstrates that the narrative's appeal to a multitude of viewpoints allows for broad interpretations of the novel, prompting critics to see in it a range of authorial concerns and visions. Written with care, thoroughness, and grace, The Picture of Dorian Gray: "What the World Thinks Me" will be welcomed by students, librarians, and scholars. Enhancing the study's usefulness are a chronology of Wilde's life and works, a bibliography, and notes and references.
Recent criticism of James Joyce's Ulysses : an analytical review by Michael Patrick Gillespie ( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
Joycean occasions : essays from the Milwaukee James Joyce Conference by James Joyce Conference ( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Ulysses in critical perspective ( Book )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
Reading the book of himself : narrative strategies in the works of James Joyce by Michael Patrick Gillespie ( Book )
6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
Reading William Kennedy by Michael Patrick Gillespie ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
The picture of Dorian Gray : authoritative texts, backgrounds, reviews and reactions, criticism by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Presents an annotated edition of the novel about Dorian Gray, a handsome youth who is corrupted into a life of terrible evil by Lord Henry Wotton; and includes backgrounds, reviews and reactions, and a selection of critical essays.
The importance of being Earnest : authoritative text, backgrounds, criticism by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Inverted volumes improperly arranged : James Joyce and his Trieste library by Michael Patrick Gillespie ( Book )
5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
The myth of an Irish cinema : approaching Irish-themed films by Michael Patrick Gillespie ( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
"Offering close readings of Irish-themed films, Gillespie identifies a variety of interpretative approaches based on the diverse elements that define national character.".
James Joyce and the fabrication of an Irish identity ( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Foundational essays in James Joyce studies ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
A collection of lesser-known works that formed the earliest basis of ongoing scholarly inquiries in Joyce studies.
James Joyce's Trieste library : a catalogue of materials at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, the University of Texas at Austin by Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
James Joyce A to Z : an encyclopedic guide to his life and work by A. Nicholas Fargnoli ( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Oscar Wilde : life, work and criticism by Michael Patrick Gillespie ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Ambiguity Appearance (Philosophy) Bibliography Catalogs Conduct of life Conference proceedings Criticism Criticism, interpretation, etc. Didactic fiction, English Directories Drama Encyclopedias England Fables, English Fiction Foundlings Great Britain Handbooks, manuals, etc. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center History Homes Homosexuality and literature Identity (Psychology) Importance of being earnest (Wilde, Oscar) Intellectual life Ireland Ireland--Dublin Irish Americans Irish literature Italy--Trieste Joyce, James,--1882-1941 Kennedy, William,--1928- Libraries Libraries--Security measures Library materials--Conservation and restoration Literature Missouri Motion pictures Narration (Rhetoric) New York (State)--Albany Novelists, Irish Novelists, Irish--Biography Picture of Dorian Gray (Wilde, Oscar) Portraits Private libraries Self Sources Technique Ulysses (Joyce, James) Wilde, Oscar,--1854-1900