A portrait of the artist as a young man

Author: James Joyce
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
Product Code: 704596
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man represents the transitional stage between the realism of Joyce's Dubliners and the symbolism of Ulysses, and is essential to the understanding of the later work. This novel is a highly autobiographical account of the adolescence of Stephen Dedalus, who reappears in Ulysses, and who comes to realize that before he can become a true artist, he must rid himself of the stultifying effects of the religion, politics and essential bigotry of his background in late 19th century Ireland.
ISBN: 9781853260063
Publication date: 1992
Pages: 272