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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Norton Critical Editions)

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'\'\\\'This Norton Critical Edition is based on Hans Gabler\\\\\\\"s acclaimed text and is accompanied by his introduction and textual notes. John Paul Riquelme provides detailed explanatory annotations. \\\\\\\'Backgrounds and Contexts\\\\\\\' is thematically organized to provide readers with a clear picture of the novel\\\\\\\"s historical, cultural, and literary inspirations. Topics include \\\\\\\'Political Nationalism: Irish History, 1798-1916,\\\\\\\' \\\\\\\'The Irish Literary and Cultural Revival,\\\\\\\' \\\\\\\'Religion,\\\\\\\' and \\\\\\\'Aesthetic Backgrounds.\\\\\\\' \\\\\\\'Criticism\\\\\\\' begins with John Paul Riquelme\\\\\\\"s helpful essay on the novel\\\\\\\"s structural form and follows with twelve diverse interpretations by, among others, Kenneth Burke, Umberto Eco, Hugh Kenner, Maud Ellmann, Joseph Valente, and Marian Eide. A Selected Bibliography is also included.\\\'\''

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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is one of the twentieth century's great coming-of-age novels.

Synopsis:

'\'\\\'A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Manis one of the twentieth century\\\\\\\"s great coming-of-age novels.\\\\n

\\\'\''

Synopsis:

This Norton Critical Edition is based on Hans Gabler's acclaimed text and is accompanied by his introduction and textual notes. John Paul Riquelme provides detailed explanatory annotations. "Backgrounds and Contexts" is thematically organized to provide readers with a clear picture of the novel's historical, cultural, and literary inspirations. Topics include "Political Nationalism: Irish History, 1798-1916," "The Irish Literary and Cultural Revival," "Religion," and "Aesthetic Backgrounds." "Criticism" begins with John Paul Riquelme's helpful essay on the novel's structural form and follows with twelve diverse interpretations by, among others, Kenneth Burke, Umberto Eco, Hugh Kenner, Maud Ellmann, Joseph Valente, and Marian Eide. A Selected Bibliography is also included.

About the Author

John Paul Riquelme is Professor of English at Boston University. He is the author of Teller and Tale in Joyce's Fiction: Oscillating Perspectives and Harmony of Dissonances: T.S. Eliot, Romanticism, and Imagination. He is editor of the two Bedford literary reprints--Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Dracula.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393926798
Editor:
Riquelme, John Paul
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Editor:
Riquelme, John Paul
Editor:
Gabler, Hans Walter
Author:
Joyce, James
Author:
Riquelme, John Paul
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Artists
Subject:
Young men
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Subject:
Autobiographical fiction
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Series:
Norton Critical Editions
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
8.4 x 5.1 x 1.2 in 1.085 lb

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"Synopsis" by , A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is one of the twentieth century's great coming-of-age novels.
"Synopsis" by , '\'\\\'A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Manis one of the twentieth century\\\\\\\"s great coming-of-age novels.\\\\n

\\\'\''

"Synopsis" by , This Norton Critical Edition is based on Hans Gabler's acclaimed text and is accompanied by his introduction and textual notes. John Paul Riquelme provides detailed explanatory annotations. "Backgrounds and Contexts" is thematically organized to provide readers with a clear picture of the novel's historical, cultural, and literary inspirations. Topics include "Political Nationalism: Irish History, 1798-1916," "The Irish Literary and Cultural Revival," "Religion," and "Aesthetic Backgrounds." "Criticism" begins with John Paul Riquelme's helpful essay on the novel's structural form and follows with twelve diverse interpretations by, among others, Kenneth Burke, Umberto Eco, Hugh Kenner, Maud Ellmann, Joseph Valente, and Marian Eide. A Selected Bibliography is also included.
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