0 15 1 - 11 2012

Molly Bloom and the Comedy of Remarriage

Camelia Raghinaru

Abstract


Drawing upon Stanley Cavell’s concept of the comedy of remarriage and Alain Badiou’s event theory, this essay argues that, in James Joyce’s Ulysses, Molly Bloom’s love-event is necessarily missed the first time, but it is reasserted in a final repetition, after the initial misrecognition of infidelity.

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