The Dead

The Dead

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by James Joyce
     
 

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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

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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:
9781470096809
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
02/18/2012
Pages:
54
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

One of the 20th century's greatest writers, James Joyce was born in Dublin in 1882, and his native city is at the heart of his best-known books: Ulysses, Finnegans Wake, and the short story collection Dubliners. His flowing, sometimes musical, often challenging prose has provoked and inspired generations of readers. He died in 1941.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
February 2, 1882
Date of Death:
January 13, 1941
Place of Birth:
Dublin, Ireland
Place of Death:
Zurich, Switzerland
Education:
B.A., University College, Dublin, 1902
Website:
http://www.jamesjoyce.ie

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The Dead (A Novella) 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Why so expensive?
Matthew Bolton More than 1 year ago
I thought the classics are suppose to be free