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Dubliners, A Longman Cultural Edition

Dubliners, A Longman Cultural Edition

By: 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.

Contents

List of IllustrationsAbout Longman Cultural EditionsAbout this EditionIntroductionTable of Dates DublinersThe SistersAn EncounterArabyEvelineAfter the RaceTwo GallantsThe Boarding HouseA Little CloudCounterpartsClayA Painful CaseIvy Day in the Committee RoomA MotherGraceThe Dead ContextsLife in Edwardian DublinCurrencyIncomes and ExpensesPubsThe Catholic Church Ireland: Home Rule and EmpireJohn 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 IdentityFrom W.B. Yeats, The Celtic TwilightIllustration: Programme for the Irish National Theatre SocietyFrom 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 NewsIllustration: "The Deserted Village of Moveen"Illustration: Population of Ireland (Republic), 1841-1946Filson Young, "The Double Leak," from Ireland at the Cross Roads Composition and PublicationOrder of CompositionJames Joyce, "A Curious History" from Sinn FeinUnsigned Review from Times Literary SupplementEzra Pound, "Dubliners and Mr. James Joyce" The Stories in ContextThe SistersOur Weekly Story, "The Sisters," from The Irish HomesteadFrom the 1844 Report of the Metropolitan Commissioners In Lunacy An EncounterIllustration: Cover from Pluck ArabyFrom the 1894 Araby CatalogThomas Moore, "Araby's Daughter""I'll Sing Thee Songs of Araby"Caroline Norton, "An Arab's Farewell to His Steed" EvelineThe Twelve Promises of the Sacred Heart of Jesus as Given to Blessed Margaret Mary Alacoque"Come with the Gypsy Bride," from The Bohemian GirlCharles 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 LeaderJames Joyce, "Interview with a French Champion," from The Irish Times The Boarding HouseFrom Jonah Barrington, Personal Sketches and Recollections of His Own Times"I'm a Naughty Girl," from A Greek SlaveLord 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 CaseFrom Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spake Zarathustra: A Book for All and None GraceFrom Dante Alighieri, The InfernoFrom the Deharbe CatechismParable 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

  • ISBN13: 9780205537365
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780205537365
  • weight: 363
  • ISBN10: 0205537367

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