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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
$11.00/13.00(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, Afterword by Malachy McCourt, Introduction by Edna O'Brien
Signet | Paperback | February 2007
$5.95/7.95(Canada) | 978-0-451-53041-7 (0-451-53041-1)

James Joyce's groundbreaking collection of short stories about the beloved city of his birth.

Perhaps the greatest short story collection in the English language, James Joyce’s Dubliners is both a vivid and unflinching portrait of “dear dirty Dublin” at the turn of the twentieth century and a moral history of a nation... Read more






Dubliners
Written by James Joyce, Edited by Robert Scholes and A. Walton Litz
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | August 1996
$21.00/28.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-024774-9 (0-14-024774-2)

This Vintage Classics edition of James Joyce’s groundbreaking story collection has been authoritatively edited by scholars Hans Walter Gabler and Walter Hettche and includes a chronology, bibliography, and afterword by John S. Kelly. Also included in a special appendix are the original versions of three of the stories as well as... Read more






Dubliners
Written by James Joyce, Introduction by Terence Brown, Noted by Terence Brown
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | June 1993
$11.00/13.50(Canada) | 978-0-14-018647-5 (0-14-018647-6)

A definitive edition of perhaps the greatest short story collection in the English language

James Joyce’s Dubliners is a vivid and unflinching portrait of “dear dirty Dublin” at the turn of the twentieth century. These fifteen stories, including such unforgettable ones as “Araby,” “Grace,” and “The Dead,” delve into the heart of the city...

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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)

This Vintage Classics edition of James Joyce’s groundbreaking story collection has been authoritatively edited by scholars Hans Walter Gabler and Walter Hettche and includes a chronology, bibliography, and afterword by John S. Kelly. Also included in a special appendix are the original versions of three of the stories as well as... 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, Introduction by John Kelly
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 1991
$23.00/30.99(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






Dubliners
Written by James Joyce, Illustrated by Roman Muradov, Foreword by Colum McCann, Introduction by Terence Brown, Noted by Terence Brown
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | May 2014
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-310745-3 (0-14-310745-3)

For the centennial of its original publication, an irresistible Deluxe Edition of one of the most beloved books of the 20th century—featuring a foreword by Colum McCann, the bestselling author of Let the Great World Spin and TransAtlantic

Perhaps the greatest short story collection in the English language, James Joyce’s Dubliners is a vivid and unflinching portrait... Read more






Finnegans Wake
Written by James Joyce
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | December 1999
$24.00/32.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-118126-4 (0-14-118126-5)

 

Having done the longest day in literature with his monumental Ulysses, James Joyce set himself even greater challenges for his next book — the night.

"A nocturnal state...That is what I want to convey: what goes on in a dream, during a dream." The work, which would exhaust two decades of his...

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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






The Portable James Joyce
Written by James Joyce, Edited by Harry Levin
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | November 1976
$20.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-015030-8 (0-14-015030-7)

The Portable James Joyce, edited and with an introduction by Harry Levin, includes four of the six books on which Joyce's astonishing reputatuion is founded: A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man; his Collected Poems (including Chamber Music); Exiles, Joyce's only drama; and his volume of short stories, Dubliners... Read more






A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Written by James Joyce, Illustrated by Roman Muradov, Foreword by Karl Ove Knausgaard, Noted by Seamus Deane
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | May 2016
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-310824-5 (0-14-310824-7)

For the centennial of its original publication, a beautiful Deluxe Edition of one of Joyce’s greatest works—featuring an introduction by Karl Ove Knausgaard, author the New York Times bestselling six-volume autobiographical novel My Struggle, which has been likened to a 21st-century Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
 
The first, shortest, and... Read more






A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Written by James Joyce
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | June 1999
$14.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-14-028328-0 (0-14-028328-5)

James Joyce's first and most widely read novel, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is the story of Stephen Dedalus, a young man struggling to decide between a religious vocation and an artistic one. The aftermath of the struggle that is so poignantly and unflinchingly recorded forms a... Read more






A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Written by James Joyce, Introduction by Richard Brown
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | October 1991
$23.00/31.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-40575-7 (0-679-40575-5)

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 already at work on Ulysses, A Portrait of the...

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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Written by James Joyce
Bantam Classics | Paperback | January 1992
$5.95/7.95(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
$11.00/14.00(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






A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Written by James Joyce, Edited by Chester G. Anderson
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | June 1977
$20.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-015503-7 (0-14-015503-1)

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man portrays Stephen Dedalus’s Dublin childhood and youth, providing an oblique self-portrait of the young James Joyce. At its center are questions of origin and source, authority and authorship, and the relationship of an artist to his family, culture, and race. Exuberantly inventive... Read more






A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Written by James Joyce, Introduction by Seamus Deane, Noted by Seamus Deane
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | March 2003
$11.00/13.50(Canada) | 978-0-14-243734-6 (0-14-243734-4)

James Joyce's coming-of-age story, a tour de force of style and technique

The first, shortest, and most approachable of James Joyce’s novels, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man portrays the Dublin upbringing of Stephen Dedalus, from his youthful days at Clongowes Wood College to his radical questioning of all convention. In... Read more






A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Written by James Joyce, Illustrated by Jessica Hische
Penguin Books | Hardcover | May 2013
$25.00/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-312431-3 (0-14-312431-5)

From A to Z, the Penguin Drop Caps series collects 26 unique hardcovers—featuring cover art by Jessica Hische

It all begins with a letter. Fall in love with Penguin Drop Caps, a new series of twenty-six collectible and hardcover editions, each with a type cover showcasing a gorgeously illustrated letter of... Read more






A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Written by James Joyce, Introduction by Langdon Hammer
Signet | Paperback | June 2006
$4.95/5.95(Canada) | 978-0-451-53015-8 (0-451-53015-2)

A masterpiece of modern fiction, James Joyce’s semiautobiographical first novel follows Stephen Dedalus, a sensitive and creative youth who rebels against his family, his education, and his country by committing himself to the artist’s life.

“I will not serve,” vows Dedalus, “that in which I no longer believe…and I will try... Read more






Ulysses
Written by James Joyce, Introduction by Craig Raine
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
$17.00/0.00(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
$22.00/0.00(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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