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" He was alone. He was unheeded, happy and near to the wild heart of life. He was alone and young and wilful and wildhearted, alone amid a waste of wild air and brackish waters and the sea-harvest of shells and tangle and veiled grey sunlight and gaydad... "
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - Page 198
by James Joyce - 1922 - 299 pages
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Stephen D

James Joyce - Drama - 1968
...living thing new and soaring and beautiful, impalpable, imperishable. He looked northward towards Howth. He was alone. He was unheeded, happy and near to the wild heart of life. ( 7he vision of a girl appears. !He looks toward her.) A girl stood before him in midstream, alone...
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Natural Supernaturalism: Tradition and Revolution in Romantic Literature

Meyer Howard Abrams - Literary Criticism - 1973 - 550 pages
...discloses to Wordsworth his great poetic subject, the workings of the mind and imagination of man: He was alone . . . amid a waste of wild air and brackish...and gayclad lightclad figures of children and girls. . . . A girl stood before him in midstream, alone and still, gazing out to sea. She seemed like one...
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James Joyce, the Citizen and the Artist

Charles Peake - Literary Criticism - 1977 - 369 pages
...in the somewhat mawkish ecstasy when Stephen recognizes his vocation : Where was his boyhood now ? Where was the soul that had hung back from her destiny,...girls and voices childish and girlish in the air. (P 175) This is sentimental stuff:47 but Joyce could expect that such a passage would be read in the...
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Erotic Faith: Being in Love from Jane Austen to D. H. Lawrence

Robert M. Polhemus - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 363 pages
In this profoundly original and far-reaching study, Robert M. Polhemus shows how novels have helped to make erotic love a matter of faith in modern life. Erotic faith, Polhemus ...
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

James Joyce - Fiction - 2012 - 192 pages
...the grey warm air was still: and a new wild life was singing in his veins. Where was his boyhood now? Where was the soul that had hung back from her destiny,...and young and wilful and wildhearted, alone amid a Chapter IV 123 waste of wild air and brackish waters and the seaharvest of shells and tangle and veiled...
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Bloom's Old Sweet Song: Essays on Joyce and Music

Zack R. Bowen - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 151 pages
...free" (59), and the second, at the beginning of the climactic scene on the beach concluding chapter 4: "He was alone. He was unheeded, happy and near to...He was alone and young and wilful and wildhearted" (171). Now in Stephen's diary, the voices bid him to take off on another Dedalean excursion like the...
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Power to Hurt: The Virtues of Alienation

William Frank Monroe - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 243 pages
...the Artist as a Young Man, Stephen's aesthetic epiphany comes, significantly, when he is alone "alone and young and wilful and wildhearted, alone amid a waste of wild air and brackish waters." In this scene Stephen observes but does not pursue a girl who, "when she felt the presence and the...
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Exile and Creativity: Signposts, Travelers, Outsiders, Backward Glances

Susan Rubin Suleiman - Psychology - 1998 - 449 pages
...resurrection of the soul destined through art for immortality. It is there that the newborn, alone ("He was alone. He was unheeded, happy and near to the wild heart of life" [ibid.: 171]) had glimpsed his other: "A girl stood before him in midstream, alone and still, gazing...
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Objects of Desire: The Madonnas of Modernism

Beryl Schlossman - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 235 pages
...the strand, Stephen decides, "He would create proudly out of the freedom and power of his soul" and "He was unheeded, happy, and near to the wild heart...alone amid a waste of wild air and brackish waters" (P 179, 180). When Gerty preens for Bloom, her underwear is not plumage; the birdgirl on the beach...
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Living Up to the Ads: Gender Fictions of the 1920s

Simone Weil Davis - Business & Economics - 2000 - 248 pages
...female.42 A passage from James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is echoed in Waltz: He was alone. He was unheeded, happy and near to the wild heart of life. He was alone and young and willful and wildhearted, alone amid a waste of wild air and brackish waters and the seaharvest of shells.43...
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