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James Joyce

James Joyce, the twentieth century’s most influential novelist, was born in Dublin on February 2, 1882. The oldest of ten children, he grew up in a family that went from prosperity to penury because of his father’s wastrel behavior. After receiving a rigorous Jesuit education, twenty-year-old Joyce renounced his Catholicism and left Dublin in 1902 to spend most of his life as a writer in exile in Paris, Trieste, Rome, and Zurich. On one trip back to Ireland, he fell in love with the now famous Nora Barnacle on June 16, the day he later chose as “Bloomsday” in his novel... Read More

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Dubliners
Written by James Joyce, Introduction by John Banville
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | August 2012
$10.00/12.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8301-2 (0-8129-8301-7)

Introduction by John Banville
 
James Joyce was the singular figure of modernism, and to this day his grand vision looms large over contemporary literature and the entire Western canon. His stylistic innovations were revolutionary, yet nowhere is Joyce more accessible than in this volume of short stories, a brilliant collection...

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Dubliners
Written by James Joyce
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 1993
$10.00/13.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-73990-6 (0-679-73990-4)

"Don't you think there is a certain resemblance between the mystery of the Mass and what I am trying to do?...To give people some kind of intellectual pleasure or spiritual enjoyment by converting the bread of everyday life into something that has a permanent artistic life of its own."

-- James Joyce... Read more






Dubliners
Written by James Joyce
Modern Library | Hardcover | March 1993
$20.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-60049-7 (0-679-60049-3)

Dubliners was completed in 1905, but a series of British and Irish publishers and printers found it offensive and immoral, and it was suppressed.  The book finally came out in London in 1914, just as Joyce's Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man began to appear in the journal Egoist under... Read more






Dubliners
Written by James Joyce
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 1991
$21.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-40574-0 (0-679-40574-7)

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)

Though James Joyce began these stories of Dublin life in 1904 when he was twenty-two and completed them in 1907, their unconventional themes and language led to repeated rejections by publishers and delayed publication until 1914. In the century since, his story “The Dead” has come to be... Read more






Dubliners
Written by James Joyce, Introduction by Brenda Maddox
Bantam Classics | Paperback | March 1990
$4.95/6.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-21380-5 (0-553-21380-6)

James Joyce has been hailed as one of the great literary rebels of our time. He rebelled against social and literary conventions, against Catholicism, and against Dublin, the city at the center of this magnificent collection of stories.

In Dubliners, Joyce paints vivid portraits of the denizens of the city of his... Read more






Joyce: Poems and a Play
Written by James Joyce
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | February 2014
$13.50/16.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-71233-3 (0-375-71233-X)

This selection of the major poems James Joyce published in his lifetime is accompanied by his only surviving play, Exiles.

Joyce is most celebrated for his remarkable novel Ulysses, and yet he was also a highly accomplished poet. Chamber Music is his debut collection of lyrical love poems, which he... Read more






A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Written by James Joyce
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | October 1991
$21.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-40575-7 (0-679-40575-5)

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)

In his first and still most widely read novel, James Joyce makes a strange peace with the traditional narrative of a young man’s self-discovery by respecting its substance while exploding its form, thereby inaugurating a literary revolution.

Published in 1916 when Joyce was al?ready at work on Ulysses, A... Read more






A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Written by James Joyce
Bantam Classics | Paperback | January 1992
$4.95/6.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-21404-8 (0-553-21404-7)

Perhaps Joyce's most personal work, A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man depicts the intellectual awakening of one of literature's most memorable young heroes, Stephen Dedalus.  Through a series of brilliant epiphanies that parallel the development of his own aesthetic consciousness, Joyce evokes Stephen's youth, from his impressionable years as... Read more






A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Written by James Joyce
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 1993
$10.00/13.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-73989-0 (0-679-73989-0)

"I will not serve that in which I no longer believe, whether it call itself my home, my fatherland or my church: and I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defence... Read more






Ulysses
Written by James Joyce
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | October 1997
$29.00/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-45513-4 (0-679-45513-2)

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)

The most famous day in literature is June 16, 1904, when a certain Mr. Leopold Bloom of Dublin eats a kidney for breakfast, attends a funeral, admires a girl on the beach, contemplates his wife’s imminent adultery, and, late at night, befriends a drunken young poet in the... Read more






Ulysses
Written by James Joyce, Foreword by Morris L. Ernst
Modern Library | Hardcover | September 1992
$26.00/31.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-60011-4 (0-679-60011-6)

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

Considered the greatest 20th century novel written in English, in this edition Walter Gabler uncovers previously unseen text. It is a disillusioned study of estrangement, paralysis and the disintegration of society. Read more






Ulysses
Written by James Joyce
Vintage | Trade Paperback | June 1990
$16.95/(Canada) | 978-0-679-72276-2 (0-679-72276-9)

This revised volume follows the complete unabridged text as corrected in 1961. Contains the original foreword by the author and the historic court ruling to remove the federal ban. It also contains page references to the first American edition of 1934. Read more






Ulysses (Gabler Edition)
Written by James Joyce
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 1986
$21.00/(Canada) | 978-0-394-74312-7 (0-394-74312-1)

Considered the greatest 20th century novel written in English, in this edition Walter Gabler uncovers previously unseen text. It is a disillusioned study of estrangement, paralysis and the disintegration of society. Read more





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