Bloom and the Police: Regulatory Vision and Visions in Ulysses

Devlin, Kimberly J.
September 1995
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall95, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p45
Book Review
Examines James Joyce's `Ulysses' as a police novel which engages the issues of scopic surveillance, regulation and punishment. Implications of Joyce's recasting of the mythic Lestrygonians as contemporary metropolitan constables; Self surveillance as a psychic consequence of existence in a policed society; Three interrelated fantasmics in the episode `Circe' as shown by the main character Bloom's psyche.


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