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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
"Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road and this moocow that was coming down along the road met a nicens little boy named baby tuckoo." So begins one of the most significant literary works of the twentieth century, and one of the most innovative. Its originality shocked contemporary readers on ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780192839985
ISBN-10: 0192839985
Publication Date: 1/16/2001
Pages: 352
Edition: New Ed
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Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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The novel is a highly autobiographical account of the adolescence and the youth of Stephan Daedalus, 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 essentialbigotry of this background in late 19th century Ireland. (on back)
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