Books: Kaleidoscopic Recamera

TALES TOLD OF SHEM AND SHAUN— James Joyce—Black Sun Press (Paris) ($20).

A male Circe, Author James Joyce transforms upstanding, understood words into nightmarish, subconscious semblances; his latest book cannot be read, it. must be puzzled over. In his famed Ulysses, this Jabberwocky manner cropped out only in occasional shoals and semi-submerged reefs; most of it was plain sailing. But Ulysses, describing the events of one Dublin day, was a daybook. Work in Progress, of which Tales Told of Shem and Shaim are three disconnected fragments, describes the thoughts of one Dublin...

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