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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: Text, Criticism & Notes (Viking Critical Library)

User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

It makes you work, but...the language and style! I really geeked out on this book. My seniors read it and it was great to talk to them at this point in the year about approaches to the particular ... 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: Text, Criticism & Notes (Viking Critical Library)

User Review  - Kathleen - Goodreads

Vintage Joyce...always an experience to remember. Read full review

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

User Review  - Heath - Goodreads

Another book I haven't read cover-to-cover since high school. Happily straightforward compared to Ulysses, but with enough early SOC to make it enjoyable. The sections on SD's decline into sin and repentance seemed much more important this time, and his subtle sneers clearer. 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

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