Hermione Lee reviews Carol Loeb Schloss’s
new book about Lucia Joyce here.
Here’s an excerpt from this interesting
review - two actually:
“ 'Lucia Joyce': No She Said No” :
“I quote so much because this sort of fervid
glop is served up on many pages. It is a
rhetoric that damages the book's credibility,
making it read more like an exercise in wish
fulfillment than a biography.......
......The best feature of Shloss's book is its
vivid, informed description of these experi-
mental dance groups in 1920's Europe, and
her account of how Lucia came into contact
with modernism and surrealism while her
father was writing the ''Wake.''
I did NOT get this book for Christmas, should
anyone be wondering.
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