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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man [Case Studies in Contemporary…

by James Joyce, R. B. Kershner (Editor)

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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.

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I read this in high school. I liked it all right, but I like Joyce's short fiction better. I had to read it again in a class I took in the spring of 2007, but a misunderstanding in our assignments meant I fell behind and had to skip sections 3 and 4 so I could give a presentation on section 5. So I slotted the book into my list, and finally got around to reading those missing sections. They're the parts where Stephen renounces sin (following the amazing description of hell) and then, some time later, also rejects the priesthood. Which ties into what our professor told us-- Stephen has to reach a point where he doesn't make one of two choices, but rejects the choice altogether. Whatever. It's James Joyce, and he really needs to discover the quotation mark. (originally written January 2008)
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