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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
Masterpiece of semiautobiographical fiction reveals a powerful portrait of the coming of age of a young man of unusual intelligence, sensitivity and character. Telling portrayals of an Irish upbringing and schooling, the Catholic Church and its priesthood, Parnell and Irish politics, sexual experimentation and its aftermath, and problems with ar...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780451525444
ISBN-10: 0451525442
Publication Date: 6/4/1991
Pages: 256
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Publisher: Signet Classics
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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