A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
A Paperback edition by James Joyce in English (May 5, 1992)
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With an Introduction and Notes by Dr. Jacqueline Belanger, University of Cardiff.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man represents the transitional stage between the realism of Joyce's Dubliners and the symbolism of Ulysses, and is essential to the understanding of the later work.
This novel is a highly autobiographical account of the adolescence of Stephen Dedalus, who reappears in Ulysses, and 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 background in late 19th century Ireland.
Written with a light touch, this is perhaps the most accessible of Joyce's works.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Paperback edition by James Joyce
- James Joyce
- Introduction by
- Jacqueline Belanger
- Series edited by
- Dr. Keith Carabine
- Wordsworth Classics, Wadsworth Collection
- Wordsworth Editions Ltd
- Publication date
- May 5, 1992
- New edition
- Product dimensions
- 127 x 197 x 15mm