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James Joyce in 90 Minutes

Great Writers in 90 Minutes

by Paul Strathern Author · Simon Vance Narrator

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From a young age, James Joyce showed a precocious and original intellect and a confidence in his own artistic destiny. He would indeed go on to transform the nature of modern literature, employing a unique stream-of-consciousness technique rich in symbolism and wordplay. Through his art, the Dublin native sought to reveal the radiance and meaning that lurks in the everyday world—"the soul of the commonest object”—evoking a heightened sense of consciousness within the grit of common life.

James Joyce in 90 Minutes offers a concise, expert account of Joyce’s life and ideas and explains their influence on literature and on man’s struggle to understand his place in the world. The book also includes a list of Joyce’s chief works, a chronology of his life and times, and recommended reading for those who wish to delve deeper.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Blackstone Publishing
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2018
Series:
Great Writers in 90 Minutes

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 49.5 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 49.5 MB

Paul Strathern (Author)

Paul Strathern earned a degree in philosophy at Trinity College, Dublin, and has lectured in philosophy and mathematics. The author of many nonfiction books and of articles for numerous publications, he has also written several novels and has won ...

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