search for books and compare prices
cover image
Dubliners
Price
Store
Arrives
Preparing
Shipping
The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also be available. Rental copies must be returned at the end of the designated period, and may involve a deposit.
Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date August 9, 2014
Pages 138
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781500789589
ISBN-10 1500789585
Dimensions 0.50 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 0.45 lbs.
Original list price $7.99
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Dubliners is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. They form a naturalistic depiction of Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years of the 20th century. The book's publishing history is a harrowing tale of persistence in the face of frustration: between 1905, when Joyce first sent a manuscript to a publisher, and 1914, when the book was finally published, the book had been submitted 18 times, to a total of 15 publishers. 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. 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. Mogul Classics is proud to offer you the best Kindle edition of this literary classic featuring one of the most acclaimed stories of the 20th century.

Pricing is shown for items sent to or within the U.S., excluding shipping and tax. Please consult the store to determine exact fees. No warranties are made express or implied about the accuracy, timeliness, merit, or value of the information provided. Information subject to change without notice. isbn.nu is not a bookseller, just an information source.