The Dead

The Dead

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by James Joyce
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0979660793

ISBN-13: 9780979660795

Pub. Date: 10/17/2008

Publisher: Coyote Canyon Press

The Dead is a literature & fiction classic short story written in 1914 by Irish novelist and poet James Joyce. The classic short story centers on Gabriel Conroy, a university professor, on the night of the Morkan sisters' annual dance and dinner in the first week of January 1904, a celebration of the Feast of Epiphany. James Joyce contributed to the modernist

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The Dead is a literature & fiction classic short story written in 1914 by Irish novelist and poet James Joyce. The classic short story centers on Gabriel Conroy, a university professor, on the night of the Morkan sisters' annual dance and dinner in the first week of January 1904, a celebration of the Feast of Epiphany. James Joyce contributed to the modernist avant-garde, and is regarded as one of the most influential and important authors of the twentieth century. The Dead is a widely popular short story and it has been adapted into a 1967 one act play, a 1997 movie, and a 1999 Broadway musical. The Dead is the final short story in the 1914 anthology collection Dubliners by James Joyce. At 15,952 words, it was the longest story in the anthology collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780979660795
Publisher:
Coyote Canyon Press
Publication date:
10/17/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
80
Sales rank:
416,050
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

Table of Contents

About the Series
About This Volume

PART ONE: "THE DEAD": THE COMPLETE TEXT

Introduction: Biographical and Historical Contexts

The Complete Text [1967 Viking Compass Edition, prepared by Robert Scholes]

PART TWO: "THE DEAD": A CASE STUDY IN CONTEMPORARY CRITICISM

A Critical History of "The Dead"

Psychoanalytic Criticism and "The Dead"
What Is Psychoanalytic Criticism?
Psychoanalytic Criticism: A Selected Bibliography A Psychoanalytic Perspective:
Daniel R. Schwarz, Gabriel Contoy's Psyche: Character as Concept in Joyce's "The Dead"

Reader-Response Criticism and "The Dead"
What Is Reader-Response Criticism?
Reader-Response Criticism: A Selected Bibliography A Reader-Response Perspective:
Peter J. Rabinowitz, "A Symbol of Something": Interpretive Vertigo in "The Dead"

New Historicism and "The Dead"
What Is New Historicism?
New Historicism: A Selected Bibliography A New Historicist Perspective:
Michael Levenson, Living History in "The Dead"

Feminist Criticism and "The Dead"
What Is Feminist Criticism?
Feminist Criticism: A Selected Bibliography A Feminist Perspective:
Margot Norris, Not the Girl She Was at All: Women in "The Dead"

Deconstruction and "The Dead"
What Is Deconstruction?
Deconstruction: A Selected Bibliography A Deconstructionist Perspective:
John Paul Riquelme, For Whom the Snow Taps: Style and Repetition in "The Dead"

Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms

About the Contributors

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Geesh I though chu was dea<_>d!!! Whew! Thank god that didn't happen! Where'd you dissappear to?!