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Author Joyce, James, 1882-1941.

Title A portrait of the artist as a young man / James Joyce ; edited with an introduction and notes by Jeri Johnson
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (lv, 289 pages)
Series Oxford world's classics
Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Contents Cover; Contents; Abbreviations; Introduction; Composition and Publication History; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of James Joyce; A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN; Appendix: List of Selected Variants; Explanatory Notes
Summary Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road and this moocow that was coming down along the road met a nicens little boy named baby tuckoo 'So begins one of the most significant literary works of the twentieth century, and one of the most innovative. Its originality shocked contemporary readers on its publication in 1916 who found its treating of the minutiae of daily life indecorous, and its central character unappealing. Was it art or was it filth?The novel charts the intellectual, moral, and sexual development of Stephen Dedalus, from his childh
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Artists -- Fiction.
Young men -- Fiction.
Dublin (Ireland) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Autobiographical fiction.
Fictional autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Johnson, Jeri, editor
ISBN 0191560391 (electronic bk.)
9780191560392 (electronic bk.)