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Portrait Of An Artist As A Young Man

  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is semi-autobiographical, following Joyce's fictional alter-ego through his artistic awakening. The young artist Steven Dedelus begins to rebel against the Irish Catholic dogma of his childhood and discover the great philosophers and artists. He follows his artistic calling to the continent.

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1916
  • Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time Published in 1916, James Joyce's semiautobiographical tale of his alter ego, Stephen Dedalus, is a coming-of-age story like no other. A bold, innovative experiment with both language and structure, the work has exerted a lasting influence on the contemporary novel. 'Joyce...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2000
  • Consistently ranked as one of the best novels ever written, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is Irish author James Joyce's most autobiographical work. It tells the story of the intellectual and philosophical journey of Stephen Dedalus, a young Catholic man and later an artist, as he questions his upbringing in the Church and Irish society....

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • One of the most significant literary works of the twentieth century, and one of the most innovative. Young Irish Catholic, Stephen Dedalus, rejects religion and national ties to develop unfettered as an artist. Stronly autobiographical, the novel is one of the founding texts of Modernism and the precursor of Ulysses.

    Publisher : OUP Oxford
    published : 2008
  • A masterpiece of modern fiction, James Joyce?s semiautobiographical first novel follows Stephen Dedalus, a sensitive and creative youth who rebels against his family, his education, and his country by committing himself to the artist?s life. ?I will not serve,? vows Dedalus, ?that in which I no longer believe?and I will try to express myself in...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2006
  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is a nearly complete rewrite of the abandoned novel Stephen Hero, the original manuscript of which Joyce partially destroyed in a fit of rage during an argument with Nora, who asserted that it would never be published. A K nstlerroman, or story of the personal development of an artist, it is a biographical coming-of-age...

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    published : 2008
  • James Joyce?s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is a semi-autobiographical novel chronicling the spiritual and intellectual awakening and rebellion of Stephen Dedalus against the conventions into which he was born. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man was ranked by Modern Library as the third greatest English-language novel of the 20th...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2012
  • "I will not serve that in which I no longer believe, whether it call itself my home, my fatherland or my church: and I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defence the only arms I allow myself to use -- silence, exile, and cunning." James Joyce's supremely innovative fictional...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2016
  • ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP The compelling, semiautobiographical story of an artist and his relationship to his culture, his family, and his inner self. EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES: A concise introduction that gives readers important background information A chronology of the author's life and...

    Publisher : Simon & Schuster
    published : 2016
  • James Joyce's first novel follows the life of Stephen Dedalus, an artistic and fiercely individual young man. Along the way, Stephen learns to negotiate the 'snares of the world', to avoid the pitfalls of his dysfunctional family, his terrifying and repressive boarding school, and the various beautiful young ladies who capture his heart. A Portrait...

    Publisher : Pan Macmillan
    published : 2017
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