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I have been reading, ‘Dubliners’ by James Joyce and wanted to hear what others thought of,’ An Encounter. Maybe jjoyce day I will come back to it. To me, the characters seemed to be quite unaware of their shortcomings, or their contribution to a dreadful outcome, such as in “A Painful Case”. Unfortunately, the stories that I felt little to no connection with outweighed the positive stories in this collection.


No doubt this is my lack rather than the author’s. I decided to read ‘Dubliners’ as I wanted a short and simple way into Joyce’s work.

I feel like if I had grown up in RoI or was living there when this book was written then I would be able to get this collection of short stories but instead I just wanted it to be over. Una visione molto pessimistica del mondo.

My expectations weren’t high when I picked up this book because I have always been a bit wary of Joyce’s books and I wasn’t wrong. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This is in line with Joyce’s tripartite division of the collection into childhood, adolescence and maturity. Tutti i racconti sono fortemente simbolici, caratteristica che dunlineses apprezzo molto.

These facts should be noted by historians of censorship; they are not reasons for reading the stories. Araby was a bittersweet tale of youthful amour; A Little Cloud was an interesting and somewhat painful tale of resentment and regret in life; A Mother was frustrating in its portrayal of inequality and advantageous swindling jamfs the naive; and The Dead was a story that although seemed to be carefree and happy at first, ended up as a sad and lonely shell of a tale.


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He then returned to submitting the manuscript to other publishers, and in Grant Richards once again agreed to publish the book, using the page proofs saved from Maunsel as copy. After graduation dublinesfs the twenty-year-old Joyce went to Paris, where he worked as a journalist, teacher and in other occupations under difficult financial conditions. Therefore, it lacked flow. Without any clear evidence of thematic unity, logic of plot, or closure, Joyce prevents any conclusive critical analysis.

View all 13 comments. Some stories were really good but the majority were just boring. Reading Ulysses has always been a pending tick on my to-read list and somewhere I read that many characters from Dubliners make an appearance in it. But, it just isn’t representative of the Joyce that I love.

In these short stories, Joyce describes with great vividness the lives of the ordinary residents of Dublin. Some of the stories felt like they happened in my backyard. View all 9 comments.

Joyce is a tedious git. The first two stories in this book failed to capture jamew, and I was worried I would become switched off and complacent for the rest of the book. Ulysses will not be discarded, after all: I fell asleep whi Jyce book from my project quite successful until now to read more classics. James Joyce, Irish novelist, noted for his experimental use of language in such works as Ulysses and Finnegans Wake I wanted to enjoy this as much as Ulysses, but it was closer to The Portrait for me, which I didn’t particularly like.


The University of Western Ontario. He hints at an explanation- poverty, religion, lack of education, resistance to change, but to me, the book would have been more satisfying if that explanation was dublinesez solid.

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I chose the Dubliners because I knew I would never have the will and patience to finish Ulysses. Published by Bibliotex first published It goes without saying that an early work of Joyce shows promise, but it’s still hard to believe that this is the same author capable of, apparently, what most scholars consider the greatest novel of the 20th Century, Ulysses. Books by James Joyce. Joyce managed to save one copy, which he obtained “by ruse”. I was about half-way through when I decided to put it down, so am giving it 2.

It offers great glimpses into the daily lives of the people of Dublin. Joyce offered to pay the printing costs himself if the sheets were turned over to him and he was allowed to complete the job elsewhere and distribute the book, but when Joyce arrived at the printers they refused to surrender the sheets.

Even the characters are unpleasant or uninteresting. The narrator wanted an adventure and he got one – it just wasn’t the exotic experience he wished for but one from real life. Open Preview See a Problem?