The James Joyce Universe

The James Joyce Universe
Wednesday 25 May 2011

Danis Rose and Stacey Herbert on: ‘THE JAMES JOYCE UNIVERSE’
 
When: 3:30-5pm, Friday 27 May
Where: Seminar Room 1, Sir Roland Wilson Building
Facilitated by: Katherine Bode
 
The James Joyce Universe is a networked digital scholarly resource involving a range of projects – or ‘planets’ – and a consortium of scholars and institutions. Danis Rose and Stacey Herbert will help us explore their ‘planets’.
 
Danis Rose will discuss and demonstrate The Finnigans Wake Hypertext, a comprehensive interlinked databank of all manuscripts and documents attesting to the genesis and development of the work, and the critical apparatus for the new Houyhnhnm edition of Finnegans Wake. In addition to Joyceans, Danis’s talk will interest textual editors, genetic scholars, electronic text creators and technicians.
 
Stacey Herbert will discuss and demonstrate The Joyce Biography, a complete analytical bibliography, publication history, census, and virtual library of all lifetime editions. It is also the ‘front door’ to the Universe. Stacey’s talk will interest book historians, material modernism scholars and librarians.
 
Danis Rose of Dublin, Ireland is co-editor with John O’Hanlon of the new critically-established text of Joyce’s ‘Finnegans Wake’ (Houynhnhnm Press, 2010) and is principal editor of the forthcoming Finnegans Wake hypertext. His publications include The James Joyce Archive: 28-63 (New York, 1977-78; with Hayman and O’Hanlon); The Index Manuscript (Colchester, 1978); Understanding Finnegans Wake (New York, 1982, with O’Hanlon); The Lost Notebook (Edinburgh, 1989; with O’Hanlon); The Textual Diaries of James Joyce (Dublin, 1995); Ulysses: A New Reader’s Edition (Mousehole, 2004).
 
Stacey Herbert is the creator of and principal contributor to The James Joyce Bibliography, a multimedia, digital resource comprising thedescriptive bibliography and publication histories of the life-time works of James Joyce. She took her doctorate in Comparative Literature at University of Buffalo where she worked as researcher, librarian and curator in their Poetry/Rare Books Collection. Stacey has lectured and published on modernist book history, and curated international exhibitions of books, manuscripts and ephemera of Joyce, WB Yeats, Beckett. She is based in Dublin.
 
Links to more information on the projects:
http://jamesjoycebibliography.wordpress.com/
http://houyhnhnmpress.com

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