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" No, it was not their colours: it was the poise and balance of the period itself. Did he then love the rhythmic rise and fall of words better than their associations of legend and colour? Or was it that, being as weak of sight as he was shy of mind, he... "
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - Page 194
by James Joyce - 1922 - 299 pages
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The Critical Game

John Albert Macy - Literature - 1922 - 335 pages
...color; wherefore the biographer plays through the boy's thoughts with all manner of verbal loveliness. Did he then love the rhythmic rise and fall of words...mirrored perfectly in a lucid supple periodic prose? From the fading splendor of an evening beautifully described, he tumbles into the sordid day of a house...
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James Joyce: A Critical Introduction

Harry Levin - Literary Criticism - 1960 - 256 pages
...his name and calling, is a moment he tries to make his own by drawing forth a phrase of his treas— A day of dappled seaborne clouds.— The phrase and...of an inner world of individual emotions mirrored per~ fectly in a lucid supple periodic prose. The strength and weakness of his style, by Joyce's own...
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James Joyce, the Citizen and the Artist

Charles Peake - Literary Criticism - 1977 - 369 pages
...of his destiny, there still remain some traces of this rejection of the senses as he wonders whether 'he drew less pleasure from the reflection of the...mirrored perfectly in a lucid supple periodic prose'; but this proves a false opposition as he sees his role as artist will be to forge 'out of the sluggish...
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James Joyce's Aesthetic Theory: Its Development and Application

Dolf Sörensen - Literary Criticism - 1977 - 96 pages
...pleasure from the reflection of the glowing sensible world through the prism of a language many coloured and richly storied than from the contemplation of...mirrored perfectly in a lucid supple periodic prose?" (7). How important the power and the impact of words were for Joyce becomes only really apparent in...
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Joyce's Catholic Comedy of Language

Beryl Schlossman - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 243 pages
...religious discourse is displaced toward language itself, "the rhythmic rise and fall of words . . . the contemplation of an inner world of individual...mirrored perfectly in a lucid supple periodic prose" (166-167). Stephen makes a distinction between words and things, concentrating on the musical qualities...
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The Aesthetics of Dedalus and Bloom

Marguerite Harkness - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 212 pages
...and marks his conversion to the service of art. That vision occurs only after he contemplates words: —A day of dappled seaborne clouds. The phrase and...mirrored perfectly in a lucid supple periodic prose? [P, 166-67] In this pasage Stephen attempts to separate words from "the glowing sensible world" in...
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James Joyce

Patrick Parrinder - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 262 pages
...after hue: sunrise gold , the russet and green of apple orchards, azure of waves, the grey fringed fleece of clouds. No, it was not their colours: it...mirrored perfectly in a lucid supple periodic prose? (P 166-7) The passage is at once argument and evocation. To the extent that it presents genuinely alternative...
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Society Of Mind

Marvin Minsky - Psychology - 1988 - 339 pages
...them to glow and fade, hue after hue; sunrise gold, the russet and green of apple orchards, azures of waves, the greyfringed fleece of clouds. No, it...mirrored perfectly in a lucid supple periodic prose? — JAMES JOYCE 11.1 SEEING RED What possible kind of brain-event could correspond to anything like...
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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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The Vanishing Subject: Early Psychology and Literary Modernism

Judith Ryan - Literary Collections - 1991 - 267 pages
...followed by an impressionist phase in which he falls in love with the colors and sounds of words and "the contemplation of an inner world of individual...mirrored perfectly in a lucid supple periodic prose" (p. 190). The world seems dappled and misty: "A veiled sunlight lit up faintly the grey sheet of water...
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