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Sam Slote is Professor in the School of English at Trinity College Dublin. He is the author of Joyce’s Nietzschean Ethics (2013). He is the director of the Trinity Centre for Beckett Studies and is the founding co-director of the Samuel Beckett Summer School. He is the co-author of Annotations to James Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’ (2022). In addition to Joyce and Beckett, he has written on Virginia Woolf, Vladimir Nabokov, Raymond Queneau, Dante, Mallarmé, and Elvis.


B.A. Wesleyan University

M.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Authored Books

Annotations to James Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’ (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022).

Joyce’s Nietzschean Ethics (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).

 A Centennial Bloomsday at Buffalo (Buffalo: The Poetry Collection, 2004).

 Ulysses’ in the Plural: the Variable Editions of Joyce’s Novel (Dublin: The National Library of Ireland, 2004).

 The Silence in Progress of Dante, Mallarmé, and Joyce (New York: Peter Lang, 1999).

Edited Books

James Joyce, Ulysses, eds. Sam Slote, Marc A. Mamigonian, and John Turner (London: Alma Classics, 2012; second edition 2015; third edition 2017).

Edited Collections

 Derrida and Joyce: Texts and Contexts, eds. Andrew J. Mitchell and Sam Slote (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2013).

 Renascent Joyce, eds. Daniel Ferrer, Sam Slote, and André Topia (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2013).

 How Joyce Wrote ‘Finnegans Wake’: A Chapter-by-Chapter Genetic Guide, eds. Luca Crispi and Sam Slote (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2007).

 Genitricksling Joyce, eds. Sam Slote and Wim Van Mierlo (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1999).

 Probes: Genetic Studies in Joyce, eds. David Hayman and Sam Slote (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1995).

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