A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Heftet)

Serie: Signet Classics 


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2006
Forlag: Penguin Putnam Inc
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Signet Classics
ISBN/EAN: 9780451530158
Omtale A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
A masterpiece of modern fiction, James Joyce s semiautobiographical first novel follows Stephen Dedalus, a sensitive and creative youth who rebels against his family, his education, and his country by committing himself to the artist s life. I will not serve, vows Dedalus, that in which I no longer believe and I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can. Likening himself to God, Dedalus notes that the artist remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails. Joyce s rendering of the impressions of childhood broke ground in the use of language. He took on the almost infinite English language, Jorge Luis Borges said once. He wrote in a language invented by himself....Joyce brought a new music to English. A bold literary experiment, this classic has had a huge and lasting influence on the contemporary novel. With an Introduction by Langdon Hammer"

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