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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Author: James Joyce
Series: Penguin Modern Classics
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Presents the portrait of Stephen Dedalus' Dublin childhood and youth, his quest for identity through art and his gradual emancipation from the claims of family, religion and Ireland itself.

Author description

James Joyce was born in Dublin in 1882, but exiled himself to Paris at twenty as a rebellion against his upbringing. He only returned to Ireland briefly from the Continent but Dublin was at heart of his greatest works, Ulysees and Finnegans Wake. He lived in poverty until the last ten years of his life and was plagued by near blindness and the grief of his daughter's insanity. He died in 1941.

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General Fields

  • : 9780141182667
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : January 2000
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 16mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 700
  • : 384
  • : Modern fiction; Classic fiction
  • : James Joyce