A Portrait of the Artist as A Young Man

Joyce, James, 1882-1941 (Book - 2003 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
A Portrait of the Artist as A Young Man

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"The chronicle of Stephen Dedalus's Dublin childhood and youth offers an oblique self-portrait of the young James Joyce. Exuberantly inventive, this coming-of-age story is a tour de force of style and technique"--Provided by publisher.
Authors: Joyce, James, 1882-1941
Statement of Responsibility: James Joyce ; edited with an introduction and notes by Seamus Deane
Title: A portrait of the artist as a young man
Publisher: New York, N.Y. :, Penguin Books,, 2003
Characteristics: xlii, 329 p. ;,20 cm.
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Report This Jun 19, 2012
  • bluemerlecollie rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Been there. Done that. To quote the Grateful Dead, "What a long, strange trip it's been".

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  • dulynoted rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I very much enjoyed this, although I found that many passages from the last section of the book escaped me. But certainly a worthwhile read.

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  • Algonquin_Lisa rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A much more accessible work for someone who wants to try reading Joyce. Definitely easier than Ulysses! Prose is gorgeous, well worth any effort it takes to get through it.


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