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The Aesthetics of Dedalus and Bloom

Harkness, Marguerite

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ISBN 10: 0838750508 / ISBN 13: 9780838750506
Published by Bucknell University Press, Lewisburg, PA, 1984
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 212 pp, acknowledgments, abbreviations, introduction, 1. The Artist as a Young Man; 2. Priest of Eternal Imagination; 3. Transmuting the Daily Bread; 4. The Failures of Aestheticism; 5. Joyce and Stephen; 6. Trauma and Response; 7. Advertisement and Realism: Leopold Bloom; 8. Adman meets Aesthete; conclusion, works cited, index. First Edition, 1984. Scarce Title. "This book explores Jomes Joyce's struggle to come to terms with the aesthetic outlooks current at the beginning of the twentieth century by examining his portrayal of their dangers and attractions in his two most fully realized characters, Stephen Dedalus in Portrait of the Artist as a Young Mand and Leopold Bloom in Ullysses. The author finds that he interaction between choices about art and social or personal choices allows the study of Joyce's figures of the artist both as indications of historical, aesthetic influence and context and as holistic dramatizations of the dominant modes of art in the early twentieth century." from the jacket flap. Not Price Clipped. Inked name on front pastedown. Only the faintest edge wear to dj and boards, else, Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 000198

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Title: The Aesthetics of Dedalus and Bloom

Publisher: Bucknell University Press, Lewisburg, PA

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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This study explores James Joyce's struggle to come to terms with the aesthetic outlooks current at the beginning of the century by examining his portrayal of their dangers and attractions in his two most fully realized characters, Stephen Dedalus in Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Leopold Bloom in Ulysses.

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