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Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Trish - Goodreads

In high school I was assigned this book. I may have been the only one in the class to get through it. I remember I liked it very much, though it is unlikely I had much to say about it. Being from an ... Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Momina Masood - Goodreads

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman "Already in the preface to Richard Wagner it is asserted that art—and not morality—is the true metaphysical activity of man; several times in the book ... Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Riku Sayuj - Goodreads

First thoughts: Novel - executed in the fine tradition of the autobiographical novels of the European romantic movement. Artist - an Epicurean with a studied bookish air and an affected intellectual ... 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  - Ms. Manal - Goodreads

Reading it was a torture Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Zahed - Goodreads

I have to probably re read it many times to get the grasp of it. Was a daunting task. But will pay another visit to it soon. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Stephen Daedalus spreads his waxen wings in an attempt to escape the Hiberno-Centric universe! Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

Better than Ulysses! 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  - Isabella Rodriguez - Goodreads

Finally. Not my favorite narrative, but very insightful of the modern era in literature. Some passages are just divine and the perspective of the young artist wanting to break free from the convention of family and religion. Read full review

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