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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

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"A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" is a 1977 film adaptation of James Joyce's novel of the same name, directed by Joseph Strick. It portrays the growth of consciousness of Joyce's semi-autobiographical character, Stephen Dedalus, as a boy and later as a university student in late nineteenth century Dublin.

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Google previewA Preface to James Joyce (2014)

Second Edition by Sydney Bolt

Structure A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is a study in egoism, and Stephen's egoism manifests itself in different forms throughout the action. Egoism itself, however, is not a motive. What motivates Stephen throughout the novel is an ...

Google previewNew Perspectives on Dubliners (1997)

by Mary Power

A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man is a novel organized as a series of such insights and ree valuations, and in a novel there is much more scope for modification and adjustment. In Dubliners, too, each incident, no matter how small, has an ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Literary Modernism (2003)

by Paul Poplawski

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is prefaced by an epigraph from Ovid's Metamorphoses (VIII, 188) evoking Daedalus and ends with an appeal to him as "Old father, old artificer." The novel radically departs from conventional modes of ...

Google previewConcise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (2006)

by Susan Ratcliffe

22 A portrait of the artist as a young man. title of book (1916) 23 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 down along the road met a nicens little boy named ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Novel (2014)

by Paul Schellinger

BRANDON KERSHNER See also James Joyce Further Reading Harkness, Marguerite, “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man”: Voices of the Text, Boston: Twayne, 1990 Joyce, James,A Portraitofthe Artist as a Young Man: Text, Criticism , ...

Google previewChristopher Isherwood Encyclopedia (2005)

by David Garrett Izzo

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is autobiographical and concerns Joyce's adolescence and youth through Stephen Dedalus, who learns that a true artist must free himself of the negative e›ects of religion, politics, and prejudice. In this it ...

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