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James Joyce's Dublin Houses and Nora Barnacle's Galway

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ISBN: 9781843510826
AuthorIgoe, Vivian
Pub Date05/07/2007
BindingPaperback
Pages156
Quick overview Puts the author's life in the context of his childhood and early formative years. This book concentrates on the numerous places his family lived - it also pinpoints the haunts of Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus. It is of interest to Joycean pilgrims and students of Irish literature alike.
€12.99

"James Joyce's Dublin Houses" puts the author's life in the context of his childhood and early formative years. It is the first concise survey of its kind and concentrates on the numerous places the Joyce family lived - it also pinpoints the haunts of Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus. Vivien Igoe, an expert on Joyce, explains the background and origins of both Joyce and Nora Barnacle, who inspired the principal female character in "Ulysses" and "Finnegans Wake." While this book will be of interest to Joycean pilgrims and students of Irish literature alike, it is also aimed at the general reader to provide a useful interpretative aid to Dubliners and a portrait of the artist as a young man.

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"James Joyce's Dublin Houses" puts the author's life in the context of his childhood and early formative years. It is the first concise survey of its kind and concentrates on the numerous places the Joyce family lived - it also pinpoints the haunts of Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus. Vivien Igoe, an expert on Joyce, explains the background and origins of both Joyce and Nora Barnacle, who inspired the principal female character in "Ulysses" and "Finnegans Wake." While this book will be of interest to Joycean pilgrims and students of Irish literature alike, it is also aimed at the general reader to provide a useful interpretative aid to Dubliners and a portrait of the artist as a young man.

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