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Stephen hero

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It was originally rejected on grounds of indecency--so the story goes-- by twenty publishers, whereupon Joyce threw the manuscript in the fire, but Mrs. Joyce rescued several unburnt portions. Although Joyce later entirely rewrote his novel of a young Irishman's rebellion against church, country and family, this early version is beautifully composed, the mood being more discursive and personal than inA Portrait. Many episodes later cut for the sake of good novelistic form, especially autobiographical episodes of sensual and family life, are fully presented, with some of the most vivacious dialogue Joyce ever wrote. Between them, the two versions give us a clear example of Joyce's literary development as well as many details of his life. This edition ofStephen Hero for the first time printed the five missing pages of the novel found among the papers in the Joyce Collection of the Cornell University Library. These pages fill gaps in the text as edited in 1956 by John J. Slocum and Herbert Cahoon and also extend the narrative. The main text ofStephen Hero is a connected, nearly self-contained passage of 383 manuscript pages which turned up soon after Joyce's death. It was first edited by Theodore Spencer and published by New Directions in 1944. In this edition, introductions by the successive editors discuss the literary and bibliographical aspects of this important early work by one of the great modern masters.
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Grouped Work ID1bffa1be-d2ef-48a0-f8b8-6c3d52dddc49
Grouping Titlestephen hero
Grouping Authorjames joyce
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-09-01 20:42:06PM
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auth_author2Joyce, James, 1882-1941.
authorJoyce, James, 1882-1941.
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display_descriptionThis early version of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man in which Stephen Daedalus rebels against church, country and family, is taken from an incomplete manuscript and is supported by literary and bibliographical notes.
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ils:.b10019029BookBooksEnglishNew Directions, 1963]253 p. : group port., facsims. ; 21 cm.
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subject_facetArtists -- Ireland -- Dublin -- Fiction
Autobiographical fiction
Dublin (Ireland) -- Fiction
Young men -- Ireland -- Dublin -- Fiction
title_displayStephen hero
title_fullStephen hero / edited from the MS. in the Harvard College Library by Theodore Spencer. A new ed., incorporating the additional MS. pages in the Yale University Library and the Cornell University Library, edited by John J. Slocum and Herbert Cahoon
title_shortStephen hero
Young men