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Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism)

User Review  - Lisa (Harmonybites) - Goodreads

James Joyce's Ulysses from what I can gather is Ground Zero for all I detest in modern literature: the stream of consciousness technique with its confusing nonsequitors, the lack of quotation marks ... Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Scott Freeman - Goodreads

I struggle between 3 and 4 stars for this one. I had to work hard at this but it will stick with me for a while. Chapters 3-4 alone are worth the read. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Martin - Goodreads

I mean...obviously brilliant...and much of it was surprisingly, absolutely wonderful to read -- insightful, astute, beautiful. Another healthy part (basically all the Irish politics) flew over my head faster than a jet. And the rest was a slog. Glad I made myself read it; moving on. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Bryce Emley - Goodreads

i feel like i'd emjoy it more if i read it again. just lost interest periodically while i was reading. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Michael Henderson - Goodreads

I generally enjoyed the language of it, although the story I felt was a little vague. Toward the end I actually had trouble following it, and felt it turned into a lecture on Irish independence. Worth a read, though, it's not long. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Frank - Goodreads

"His mind bred vermin. His thoughts were lice born of the sweat of sloth." There is brilliance here, no doubt, and I feel guilty giving it three stars, but there were portions here that were a slog to ... Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

This book is full of theological and philosophical discussions. It would have to be read more than once to be fully appreciated. It is obvious that James Joyce is brilliant, but the evolution of his character Stephen was just not that interesting to me. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Lindsay - Goodreads

This book wasn't an easy one to read. It waffled on and felt overly pretentious, and the mentions of hellfire and damnation were also a bit off putting. I think at the end of the day I just didn't get it. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

CELEBRITY DEATH MATCH : STEPHEN DEDALUS VS. HOLDEN CAULFIELD (Note : this is not part of the current ongoing Celebrity Death Match series organised by Manny but I thought I would revive it as a ... Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Jaimie - Goodreads

I think I might need to read it again...and again...and again...before I can say I really like it. Read full review


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