A portrait of the artist as a young man, by James Joyce / editor, Albert Wachtel
E-Book | Salem Press | 2012

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Critical insights
Critical insights.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
On A portrait of the artist as a young man : beyond subjectivity -- the toddler Stephen theory and the quest for truth / Albert Wachtel -- A portrait of the artist as James Joyce : biography / Tara Prescott -- The Paris review perspective / Patrick Loughran for The Paris review -- An education in the unwholesome : dirt, stench, and desire in A portrait of the artist as a young man / Melissa Free -- The smithy of Stephen Dedalus's soul in A portrait of the artist as a young man : contexts for Joyce's novel / Maureen O'Connor -- Joyce, Byron, and the fall of seraphim / Albert Wachtel -- "By dint of brooding on the incident" : professional readers' responses to A portrait of the artist as a young man / Parker Douglas -- The cubist portrait / Hugh Kenner -- Epiphanies of Dublin / Richard M. Kain -- The woman of the Ballyhoura Hills : James Joyce and the politics of creativity / Marian Eide -- Joyce among the brothers / John W. Mahon -- The ordeal of Stephen Dedalus : the conflict of generations in James Joyce's A portrait of the artist as a young man / Edmund L. Epstein -- Stephen Dedalus and the chain of command / Albert Wachtel -- Stephen Dedalus and the politics of confession / Jonathan Mulrooney -- Silencing Stephen : colonial pathologies in Victorian Dublin / Tracey Teets Schwarze -- Refining the artist into existence : Pygmalion's statue, Stephen's villanelle, and the Venus of Praxiteles / Bonnie Roos -- Resources -- Chronology of James Joyce's life and times -- Works by James Joyce -- Bibliography.
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This book provides readers with a collection of essays and in-depth discussions of author, James Joyce. Joyce used for the novel's protagonist's name an alternate spelling of Stephen Daedalus, the pseudonym he himself employed in the serial publication of his first short stories. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man concerns the only partially successful struggles of young Stephen to escape the traps and misperceptions that the worlds into which he is born impose on him.
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Print version: Portrait of the artist as a young man, by James Joyce. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, ©2012 9781587658426 (DLC) 2011019120 (OCoLC)726150239
9781587658945 (electronic bk.)
1587658941 (electronic bk.)
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