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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

James Joyce - Author

Seamus Deane - Editor/introduction

Seamus Deane - Notes by

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ISBN 9780142437346 | 384 pages | 25 Mar 2003 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.71in | 18 - AND UP
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The great portrait of modern "Irishness"

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man portrays Stephen Dedalus's Dublin childhood and youth, providing an oblique self-portrait of the young James Joyce. At its center are questions of origin and source, authority and authorship, and the relationship of an artist to his family, culture, and race. Exuberantly inventive, this coming-of-age story is a tour de force of style and technique.

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