Easter 1916 and Other Poems

Author: William Butler Yeats
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486114228
Format: PDF
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Compilation of all the poems from The Wild Swans at Coole (1919) and Michael Robartes and the Dancer (1921) includes "The Second Coming," "An Irish Airman Foresees His Death," many others.

Dubliners Thrift Study Edition

Author: James Joyce
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486115674
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Includes the unabridged text of Joyce's classic novel plus a complete study guide that features chapter-by-chapter summaries, explanations and discussions of the plot, question-and-answer sections, author biography, historical background, and more.

ULYSSES

Author: James Joyce
Publisher: Musaicum Books
ISBN: 8075839854
Format: PDF, ePub
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Ulysses is a modernist novel by Irish writer James Joyce. It is considered to be one of the most important works of modernist literature, and has been called "a demonstration and summation of the entire movement". Ulysses chronicles the peripatetic appointments and encounters of Leopold Bloom in Dublin in the course of an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Ulysses is the Latinised name of Odysseus, the hero of Homer's epic poem Odyssey, and the novel establishes a series of parallels between its characters and events and those of the poem (the correspondence of Leopold Bloom to Odysseus, Molly Bloom to Penelope, and Stephen Dedalus to Telemachus). Joyce divided Ulysses into 18 chapters or "episodes". At first glance much of the book may appear unstructured and chaotic; Joyce once said that he had "put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant", which would earn the novel "immortality". James Joyce (1882-1941) was an Irish novelist and poet, considered to be one of the most influential writers in the modernist avant-garde of the early 20th century. Joyce is best known for Ulysses, the short-story collection Dubliners, and the novels A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Finnegans Wake.

Dubliners

Author: James Joyce
Publisher: BookRix
ISBN: 3736800878
Format: PDF, Docs
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Dubliners is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce. They form a naturalistic depiction of Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years of the 20th century. The stories were written when Irish nationalism was at its peak, and a search for a national identity and purpose was raging; at a crossroads of history and culture, Ireland was jolted by various converging ideas and influences. They centre on Joyce's idea of an epiphany: a moment where a character experiences self-understanding or illumination. Many of the characters in Dubliners later appear in minor roles in Joyce's novel Ulysses. The initial stories in the collection are narrated by child protagonists, and as the stories continue, they deal with the lives and concerns of progressively older people. This is in line with Joyce's tripartite division of the collection into childhood, adolescence and maturity. In Dubliners Joyce rarely uses hyperbole, relying on simplicity and close detail to create a realistic setting. This ties the reader's understanding of people to their environments. He does not tell readers what to think, rather they are left to come to their own conclusions. This is even more evident when contrasted with the moral judgements displayed by earlier writers such as Charles Dickens. This frequently leads to a lack of traditional dramatic resolution within the stories. The collection as a whole displays an overall plan, beginning with stories of youth and progressing in age to culminate in The Dead. Great emphasis is laid upon the specific geographic details of Dublin, details to which a reader with a knowledge of the area would be able to directly relate. The multiple perspectives presented throughout the collection serve to contrast the characters in Dublin at this time.

Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

Author: Roddy Doyle
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440673726
Format: PDF
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Winner of the Booker Prize – Roddy Doyle’s witty, exuberant novel about a young boy trying to make sense of his changing world Look for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017 It is 1968. Patrick Clarke is ten. He loves Geronimo, the Three Stooges, and the smell of his hot water bottle. He can't stand his little brother Sinbad. His best friend is Kevin, and their names are all over Barrytown, written with sticks in wet cement. They play football, lepers, and jumping to the bottom of the sea. But why didn't anyone help him when Charles Leavy had been going to kill him? Why do his ma and da argue so much, but act like everything is fine? Paddy sees everything, but he understands less and less. Hilarious and poignant, Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha charts the triumphs, indignities, and bewilderment of a young boy and his world, a place full of warmth, cruelty, confusion and love.

James Joyce The Dover Reader

Author: James Joyce
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486801616
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Primer of influential and innovative works features A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man in its entirety, excerpts from Ulysses, the short story collection Dubliners, the play Exiles, and Chamber Music, an early book of poems.

CliffsNotes On Joyce s Dubliners

Author: Adam Sexton
Publisher: Cliffs Notes
ISBN: 9780764537158
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on Dubliners looks into a collection of stories that author James Joyce unites by place, time, and meaning. Following a portrayal of scandalous and ugly human behavior in a series of straightforward stories, this study guide provides summaries and commentaries for each of 15 linked tales, narrative prose centered in Dublin, Ireland. Other features that help you figure out this important work include Focus on the author’s education, literary style, and awards and honors A synopsis of the book’s setting, characterization, dialogue, and point of view Character analyses and critical essays An interactive quiz, plus suggested essay questions and practice projects Classic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

The Secret Sharer

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Trajectory Inc
ISBN: 163209732X
Format: PDF
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Trajectory presents classics of world literature with 21st century features! Our original-text editions include the following visual enhancements to foster a deeper understanding of the work: Word Clouds at the start of each chapter highlight important words. Word, sentence, paragraph counts, and reading time help readers and teachers determine chapter complexity. Co-occurrence graphs depict character-to-character interactions as well character to place interactions. Sentiment indexes identify positive and negative trends in mood within each chapter. Frequency graphs help display the impact this book has had on popular culture since its original date of publication. Use Trajectory analytics to deepen comprehension, to provide a focus for discussions and writing assignments, and to engage new readers with some of the greatest stories ever told. "The Secret Sharer" by Joseph Conrad is a story about a young captain's first voyage on sea where the seaman encounters and hides a fugitive.

A Mother

Author: James Joyce
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 1443440124
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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During the Irish Revival Mrs. Kearney decides to earn her family a higher social position by means of her daughter and obtains for her a contract to play a series of piano concerts. When the concerts are not as successful as Mrs. Kearney expected, she suddenly becomes concerned with the money owed to her for her daughter’s work. Critically acclaimed author James Joyce’s Dubliners is a collection of short stories depicting middle-class life in Dublin in the early twentieth century. First published in 1914, the stories draw on themes relevant to the time such as nationalism and Ireland’s national identity, and cement Joyce’s reputation for brutally honest and revealing depictions of everyday Irish life. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.