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    Description"Joyce fans should thank their lucky stars." -"The New York Times"Arguably the most influential writer of the twentieth century, James Joyce continues to inspire writers, readers, and thinkers today. Now Edna O'Brien, herself one of Ireland's great writers, approaches the master as only a fellow countryman can. From Joyce's adolescence through his travels abroad to the publication of "Ulysses"-the scandalous masterpiece that was initially banned in the U nited States but later hailed as one of the most brilliant novels of the twentieth century-O'Brien traces the arc of Joyce's remarkable life. Her biography is a tribute, at once affectionate and stern, from a contemporary writer to one of our most significant literary ancestors.


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    Title
    James Joyce
    Subtitle
    A Life
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Edna O'Brien
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 179
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 136 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780143119937
    ISBN 10: 0143119931
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25710
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.5
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    LC classification: PN
    BISAC V2.8: BIO007000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/LATE18
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET090
    Ingram Theme: CULT/IRELND
    BIC subject category V2: BGL
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ERLY20
    Abridged Dewey: 809
    B&T Approval Code: C25104845, P25106501
    Thema V1.0: DNBL
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Penguin Books
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books
    Publication date
    29 November 2011
    Author Information
    Edna O'Brien is the author of numerous books, including "The Country Girls Trilogy, The Light of the Evening, Byron in Love," and "House of Splendid Isolation." She is the recipient of the James Joyce Ulysses Medal. She lives in London, England.