Bundel met vijftien verhalen waarin de hoofdpersonen op een of andere manier ten prooi vallen aan 'paralyse': een (geestelijke) verlamming die hun leven hopeloos frustreert en die veroorzaakt lijkt te worden door de sociale en religieuze mores van de Ierse samenleving in Dublin aan het begin van de twintigste eeuw.
Subject
Dublin
Title
Dubliners
Author
James Joyce
Illustrator
Martina Merlini
Adapter
Janet Borsbey Ruth Swan
Language
English
Edition
1
Publisher
Recanati: Eli, 2012
126 p. : ill. + cd
Note
Vereenvoudigde uitg. (1800 hoofdwoorden)
ISBN
9788853607980 (paperback)

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About James Joyce

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish novelist, short story writer, poet, teacher, and literary critic. He contributed to the modernist avant-garde movement and is regarded as one of the most influential and important writers of the 20th century. Joyce is best known for Ulysses (1922), a landmark work in which the episodes of Homer's Odyssey are paralleled in a variety of literary styles, most famously stream of consciousness. Other well-known works are the short-story collection Dubliners (1914), and the novels A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916) and Finnegans Wake (1939). His other writings include three books of poetry, a play, his published letters and occasional journalism.

Joyce was born in Dublin into a middle-class family. A brilliant student, he attended the Jesuit Clongowes Wood College in County Kildare, then, briefly, the Christian Brothe…Read more on Wikipedia