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James Joyce's a Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man A Casebook

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ISBN-10: 0195150767

ISBN-13: 9780195150766

Edition: 2003

Authors: Mark A. Wollaeger, James Joyce

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James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man: A Casebook offers a comprehensive introduction to a landmark in modern fiction. The essays collected here will help first-time readers, teachers, and advanced scholars gain new insight into Joyce's semi-autobiographical story of an Irish boy's slow and difficult discovery of his artistic vocation. The epitome of the modernist Bildungsroman, or novel of education, Joyce's novel was controversial from the moment of its publication in 1916, and Mark Wollaeger's introduction provides an overview of the composition and early reception of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man as well as a survey of some of the recurrent issues debated by…    
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Book details

List price: $45.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/27/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Introduction
The Portrait in Perspective
The Problem of Distance in A Portrait of the Artist
The Style of the Troubled Conscience
A Portrait of the Artist
The Challenge: "ignotas animum" (An Old-fashioned Close Guessing at a Borrowed Structure)
The Name and the Scar: Identity in The Odyssey and A Pertrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Stephen's Diary in Joyce's Portrait--The Shape of Life
Framing, Being Framed, and the Janus Faces of Authority
Thrilled by His Touch: The Aestheticizing of Homosexual Panic in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Portrait of an Aesthete
The Woman of the Ballyhoura Hills: James Joyce and the Politics of Creativity
"Goodbye Ireland I'm Going to Gort": Geography, Scale, and Narrating the Nation
Between Stephen and Jim: Portraits of Joyce as a Young Man
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