A portrait of the artist as a young man.by James Joyce (Original Classics)

A portrait of the artist as a young man.by James Joyce (Original Classics)

by James Joyce
     
 

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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man represents the transitional stage between the realism of Joyce's Dubliners and the symbolism of Ulysses, and is essential to the understanding of the later work.
The novel is a highly autobiographical account of the adolescence and youth of Stephen Dedalus, who reappears in Ulysses, and who comes to realize that before he can…  See more details below

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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man represents the transitional stage between the realism of Joyce's Dubliners and the symbolism of Ulysses, and is essential to the understanding of the later work.
The novel is a highly autobiographical account of the adolescence and youth of Stephen Dedalus, who reappears in Ulysses, and who comes to realize that before he can become a true artist, he must rid himself of the stultifying effects of the religion, politics and essential bigotry of his background in late 19th century Ireland.
Written with a light touch, this is perhaps the most accessible of Joyce's works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781530478392
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
03/10/2016
Pages:
142
Sales rank:
748,735
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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