James Joyce: A Biography download free [PDF and Ebook] by Gordon Bowker

James Joyce: A Biography download free [PDF and Ebook] by Gordon Bowker year 2012
  • Book name: James Joyce: A Biography
  • Author: Gordon Bowker
  • Release date: 2012/9/6
  • Publisher: ORION PUBLISHING CO
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780753828601
  • Rating: 8.05 of 10
  • Votes: 308
  • Review by: Jillian Riley
  • Review rating: 7.55 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/18
  • Total pages: 624
  • Includes a PDF summary of 50 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Long-awaited and comprehensive biography of the great Irish author James JoyceJames Joyce was one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century, but he was not immediately recognised as such; rather he lived in exile in the cosmopolitan Europe of the 1920s in a bid to escape the suffocating atmosphere and parochial prejudices of his native Dublin. His unstinting dedication to authorship picks him out as a writer in the romantic tradition. He battled poverty and financial dependency for much of his adult life, as well as near-blindness from 1917 and the grief of his daughter Lucia's mental illness. He suffered too the slings and arrows of uncomprehending critics especially for his influential Ulysses, which was banned in both Britain and America. Drawing on considerable new material that has only recently become available, Gordon Bowker's biography attempts to get beyond the exterior life to explore the inner landscape of an extraordinary writer who continues to influence and fascinate, well over a century after his birth.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 35H11M12S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Studies: From C 1900 -, Biography: Literary, Literary Studies: Fiction, Novelists & Prose Writers
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 21.51 USD
  • Dimensions: 138x218x44mm
  • Weight: 606g
  • Printed by: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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