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Nora The Real Life of Molly Bloom

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ISBN-10: 0618057005

ISBN-13: 9780618057009

Edition: 1999

Authors: Brenda Maddox

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In 1904, having known each other for only three months, a young woman named Nora Barnacle and a not yet famous writer named James Joyce left Ireland together for Europe -- unwed. So began a deep and complex partnership, and eventually a marriage, which endured for thirty-seven years. This is the true story of Nora, the woman who, transformed by Joyce's imagination, became Molly Bloom, arguably the most famous female character in twentieth-century literature. It is also the story of Ireland, a social history encapsulated in the vivid recreation of Joyce and his small Irish entourage abroad. Ultimately it is the portrait of a relationship -- of Nora's complicated, committed, and at times…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 6/16/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Exit from Finn's
The Man-Killer
The Summer of 1904
Signora Joyce
Madonna and Child
Away Alone
A House of Joyces
Second Exile
Artists and Models
"Circe" Goes to Paris
In a Free State
Square Robiac
Legitimate Interests
Anna Livia
Madness in Progress, I
Madness in Progress, II
Madness in Progress, III
Flight into Zurich
Staying On
The Sound of Lions
Nora Speaking
Man of Letters