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ISBN-10: 1554811228

ISBN-13: 9781554811229

Edition: 2016

Authors: James Joyce, Keri Walsh

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This group of fifteen brief narratives connected by a place and a time, the city of Dublin at the beginning of the twentieth century, was written when James Joyce was a precocious young graduate of University College. With great subtlety and artistic restraint, Joyce suggests what lies beneath the pieties of Dublin society and its surface drive for respectability, suggesting the difficulties and despairs that were being endured on a daily basis in homes, pubs, streets, and offices of the city: underemployment, domestic violence, alcoholism, poverty, hunger, emotional and sexual repression. No writer ever took more seriously the details, history, and culture of a particular place than Joyce…    
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Book details

List price: $20.95
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Broadview Press
Publication date: 7/11/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.62" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Keri Walsh is assistant professor of literature at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California.