Books: Traveling Joyce

THE PORTABLE JAMES JOYCE (760 pp.) —Introduction and Notes by Harry Levin—Viking ($2).

FABULOUS VOYAGER: JAMES JOYCE'S ULYSSES (299 pp.)—Richard M. Kain—University of Chicago ($4).

Last week travelers could carry, in one trim volume, much of the best work of a prodigious literary traveler—the proud, pawky Irish genius whose explorations often needed a map to follow. This week (he latest map was also provided, in a new book-length study of James Joyce's famous Ulysses.

Years before Joyce died in Zurich (Jan. 13, 1941), he had been recognized as, at least, the greatest living experimenter...

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