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Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Curtis - Goodreads

This is one of the most important books of my life, it may have been the age at which I read it, but it changed the way I have veiwed writing, reading, and diction more profoundly than anything I've ever encountered. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

My all-time favorite. Stream of conciousness not for everyone, but this is the most approachable of Joyce's novels. Brilliant author, brillian book. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Abby Swartz - Goodreads

On of my all time favorites. Descriptive story of young boy growing up in a Catholic Ireland - it is rumored to be Joyce's autobiography. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Sean - Goodreads

This book is astounding. It is a revolutionary work of art that breaks rules of genre. It is rare that such beauty can be created in literature. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

I first read this book in college and was so struck with Joyce's lyricism, his ability to make words sound like music that I have re-read it several times since, just to remember how beautiful ... Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Jen - Goodreads

a perfect book! Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man: Text, Criticism & Notes (Viking Critical Library)

User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

Great novel. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Jeff - Goodreads

Although you get the sense that Joyce was a truly abnormal boy, with an abnormally strong sense of good and evil, I don't think anyone could read this book without identifying with the main character in some ways. Overall, quite brilliant. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Joyce draws a broad picture of life in Ireland at the end of the 19th Century, while detailing the main character's progression through fearful Christianity toward adulthood and a rejection of ... Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Christina - Goodreads

Just reread in preparation to teach. HATED it when was assigned to read as a student. Coming to it as an adult was a joy; density/intensity of the text sucks you in. It feels bolder and more dangerous than anything modern I've read lately. Read full review


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