Dubliners: A Longman Cultural Edition

Dubliners: A Longman Cultural Edition

By: James Joyce (author), Sean Latham (author)Paperback

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From Longman's Cultural Edition series, this new edition of Dubliners, edited by Sean Latham, recovers the cultural complexity of James Joyce's stories, locating them amid the tumultuous debates about politics, culture, and aesthetics that helped drive Joyce out of Ireland and into the world of his imagination. The first book by one of the twentieth century's greatest writers, Dubliners comprises fifteen complexly interwoven stories that helped establish the literary revolution we now call modernism. These haunting tales illuminate the seemingly inconsequential events of everyday life, unsettling readers by opening up the subtle mysteries of selfhood, language and history.

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Contents

List of Illustrations About Longman Cultural Editions About this Edition Introduction Table of Dates Dubliners The Sisters An Encounter Araby Eveline After the Race Two Gallants The Boarding House A Little Cloud Counterparts Clay A Painful Case Ivy Day in the Committee Room A Mother Grace The Dead Contexts Life in Edwardian Dublin Currency Incomes and Expenses Pubs The Catholic Church Ireland: Home Rule and Empire John Stuart Parnell's speech in Cork, as recorded in The Cork Examiner, January 22, 1885. From Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. The Irish Revival: Culture, Politics, and Identity From W.B. Yeats, The Celtic Twilight Illustration: Programme for the Irish National Theatre Society From Douglas Hyde, "The Necessity for De-Anglicising Ireland" Frederick Ryan, "Political and Intellectual Freedom" James Joyce, "The Soul of Ireland" After the Famine: Emigration and Exile "More Starvation" from The Cork Examiner "The Depopulation of Ireland," from The Illustrated London News Illustration: "The Deserted Village of Moveen" Illustration: Population of Ireland (Republic), 1841-1946 Filson Young, "The Double Leak," from Ireland at the Cross Roads Composition and Publication Order of Composition James Joyce, "A Curious History" from Sinn Fein Unsigned Review from Times Literary Supplement Ezra Pound, "Dubliners and Mr. James Joyce" The Stories in Context The Sisters Our Weekly Story, "The Sisters," from The Irish Homestead From the 1844 Report of the Metropolitan Commissioners In Lunacy An Encounter Illustration: Cover from Pluck Araby From the 1894 Araby Catalog Thomas Moore, "Araby's Daughter" "I'll Sing Thee Songs of Araby" Caroline Norton, "An Arab's Farewell to His Steed" Eveline The Twelve Promises of the Sacred Heart of Jesus as Given to Blessed Margaret Mary Alacoque "Come with the Gypsy Bride," from The Bohemian Girl Charles Dibden, "The Lass That Loves a Sailor" Illustration: "The Second Meeting" from Clifford G. Roe's The Horrors of the White Slave Trade: The Might Crusade to Protect the Purity of Our Homes After the Race "Motor Race," from The Leicester Leader James Joyce, "Interview with a French Champion," from The Irish Times The Boarding House From Jonah Barrington, Personal Sketches and Recollections of His Own Times "I'm a Naughty Girl," from A Greek Slave Lord Byron, "On the Death of Young Lady, Cousin to the Author, and very dear to Him" Clay "I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls" from The Bohemian Girl A Painful Case From Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spake Zarathustra: A Book for All and None Grace From Dante Alighieri, The Inferno From the Deharbe Catechism Parable of the Unjust Steward (Luke 16:1-10) The Dead "Arrayed for the Bridal" "The Lass of Aughrim" Thomas Moore, "O Ye Dead" Further Reading, Viewing, and Listening Credits

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/02/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780205537365
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780205537365
  • weight: 327
  • ISBN10: 0205537367

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