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" Cranly, you do not intend to become a protestant? I said that I had lost the faith, Stephen answered, but not that I had lost selfrespect. What kind of liberation would that be to forsake an absurdity which is logical and coherent and to embrace one... "
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - Page 287
by James Joyce - 1922 - 299 pages
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Q. D. Leavis: Collected Essays:

Queenie Dorothy Leavis, Q. D. Leavis - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 356 pages
...who, on being asked whether, having lost his Catholic faith, he would become a Protestant, replied: 'What kind of liberation would that be to forsake...coherent and to embrace one which is illogical and incoherent?'25 This is of course mere assertion, and does nothing to account for all Carleton's good...
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Desperate Storytelling: Post-Romantic Elaborations of the Mock-Heroic Mode

Roger B. Salomon - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 312 pages
...might become a Protestant: "I said that I had lost the faith ... but not that I had lost selfrespect. What kind of liberation would that be to forsake an...to embrace one which is illogical and incoherent?" (PA, 243-44). The role that Stephen wants to play is that of a "being apart in every order" (PA, 161),...
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The Company We Keep: An Ethics of Fiction

Wayne C. Booth - Business & Economics - 1988 - 557 pages
...Explaining why he will not become a Protestant as he throws off the chains of Catholicism, he says, "What kind of liberation would that be to forsake...to embrace one which is illogical and incoherent?" (144). It is important, fourth, that such integrity in pursuit of freedom be exhibited in a negotiation...
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Ireland's Literature: Selected Essays

Terence Brown - English literature - 1988 - 262 pages
...to become a protestant?' I said that I had lost the faith. . . but not that I had lost self-respect. What kind of liberation would that be to forsake an...to embrace one which is illogical and incoherent? Stephen's contemptuous dismissal of Protestant Christendom was, it has generally been assumed, a direct...
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Brian Moore: A Critical Study

Jo O'Donoghue - LITERARY CRITICISM - 1991 - 266 pages
...logical absurdity for an illogical one."'13 (In A Portrait of the Artist, what Stephen actually says is: '"What kind of liberation would that be to forsake...coherent and to embrace one which is illogical and incoherent."')14 It is primarily through Brendan Tierney, also, that Moore expresses the intimate connection...
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

James Joyce - Fiction - 2012 - 192 pages
... I said that I had lost the faith Stephen answered but not that I had lost selfrespect. What kind of liberation would that be to forsake an...their minds. The air of wealth and repose diffused about them seemed to comfort their neediness. Behind a hedge of laurel a light glimmered in the window...
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Joyce, Chaos, and Complexity

Thomas Jackson Rice - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 204 pages
...protestant?" "I said that I had lost the faith," Stephen answered, "but not that I had lost selfrespect. What kind of liberation would that be to forsake an...to embrace one which is illogical and incoherent?" (p 243-44) Do you mean to say that you are not able to tell me what a surd is? (p 104) I have...
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Finding Joy in Joyce: A Readers Guide to Ulysses

John P. Anderson - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 615 pages
...doctrine; when asked about becoming a Protestant, Stephen replies in AP, "I said that I had lost the faith, but not that I had lost self respect. What kind of...liberation would that be to forsake an absurdity which is 98 logical and coherent and to embrace one which is illogical and incoherent?"18. The use in this episode...
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Modernism and the Critical Spirit

Literary Criticism - 203 pages
...faith . . . but not that I had lost selfrespect. What kind of liberation would that be to foresake an absurdity which is logical and coherent and to embrace one which is illogical and incoherent?" THE POET-PILGRIM of The Divine Comedy shows a capacity for spiritual progress because he has harnessed...
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Ethical Joyce

Marian Eide - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 199 pages
...Cranly suggests that he might change religions in order to recoup his faith, Stephen replies cynically: "What kind of liberation would that be to forsake...to embrace one which is illogical and incoherent?" (P 244). He envisions God as another imperial master and resists the idea of service to God and the...
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