Dubliners, about Joyce's native city, is faithful to his country, seeing it unflinchingly and challenging every precedent and piety in Irish literature. The stories in Dubliners show us truants, seducers, hostesses, corrupt politicians, failing priests, struggling musicians, poets, patriots, and many more simply striving to get by.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man falls between the realism of Dubliners and the symbolism of Ulysses. The novel is a highly autobiographical account of the youth of Stephen Dedalus, 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 life in late 19th century Irel...show more
Format Paperback | 1488 pages
Dimensions 154 x 234 x 62mm | 1,220.16g
Publication date 01 Jan 2012
Publisher Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Publication City/Country Herts, United Kingdom
Edition statement UK ed.