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A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man
By James Joyce

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A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man by James Joyce ranked # 3 on The Modern Library's Top 100 Novels list as selected by its Board Members.

A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man by James Joyce - Just The Good Stuff A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is an autobiographical coming-of-age novel by James Joyce, first serialized in The Egoist between 1914-1915 and published in book form in 1916.

It is the story of the growth and education of Stephen Dedalus, an alter ego for Joyce named after the Grecian mythological craftsman Daedalus. The work pioneers some of Joyce's modernist techniques that would later come to fruition in Ulysses and Finnegans Wake.

The book is set in Joyce's native Ireland and deals with many Irish issues such as the quest for autonomy and the role of the Catholic church.

The book is most noted for its stream-of-consciousness style. Stylistically, the novel is mostly written as a third person narrative, though towards the end of the book dialogue and finally journal entries by Stephen are relied on instead to mirror his alienation from society.




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