Joyce's Bed-trick: A Note on Indeterminacy in 'Ulysses'

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The article discusses three beds in 'Ulyses': Odysseus's bed; Shakespeare's 'second-best bed'; and the Bloom's travelling bed. Through a comparison of these three beds, the article argues that the 'mythic logic method' provides the basis for indeterminacy and polysemy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)445-8
Number of pages4
JournalJames Joyce Quarterly
Publication statusPublished - 1980


  • Ulysses, beds, indeterminacy

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