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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Author: James Joyce

ISBN: 9781853260063
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 238
Published: 5 May 1992
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.4
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man portrays Stephen's Dublin childhood and youth and, in doing so, provides an oblique self-portrait of the young James Joyce.

At its centre are questions of origin and source, authority and authorship, and the relationship of an artist to his family, culture, and race.

Exuberantly inventive in its style, the novel subtly and beautifully orchestrates the patterns of quotation and repetition instrumental in its hero's quest to create his own character, his own language, life, and art: to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.

About the Author

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (2 February 1882 - 13 January 1941) was an Irish writer and poet, widely considered to be one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Along with Marcel Proust, Virginia Wolf, and William Faulkner, Joyce is a key figure in the development of the modernist novel. He is best known for his landmark novel Ulysses (1922). Other major works are the short-story collection Dubliners (19...

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