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Dubliners - Oxford World Classics James Joyce

Dubliners - Oxford World Classics

James Joyce

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Dubliners was completed in 05, but British & Irish publishers & printers found it so offensive & immoral it was suppressed.It finally came out in London in 14, just as Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man began to appear in the journalMoreDubliners was completed in 05, but British & Irish publishers & printers found it so offensive & immoral it was suppressed. It finally came out in London in 14, just as Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man began to appear in the journal Egoist under Ezra Pounds auspices. The 1st three stories might be incidents from a draft of Portrait of the Artist & many of the characters who figure in Ulysses 1st appear here, but this isnt a book of interest only because of its relationship to Joyces life & mature work. Its one of the great story collections in the English language--a brilliant, unflinching, often tragic portrait of early 20th-century Dublin. The book, which begins & ends with a death, moves from stories of my childhood thru tales of public life. Its larger purpose, Joyce said, was as a moral history of Ireland.SistersEncounterArabyEvelineAfter the raceTwo GallantsBoarding houseLittle cloudCounterpartsClayPainful caseIvy day in the committee roomMotherGraceDead