An Encounter: Short Story - eBook  -     By: James Joyce
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An Encounter: Short Story - eBook

HarperPerennial Classics / 2014 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: HarperPerennial Classics
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9781443440158
ISBN-13: 9781443440158

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Bored of the lack of adventure at school, two boys decide to cut class and head for the shore. They encounter many people and social events along the way, until they finally meet an older man who gives them a long speech on Sir Walter Scott, corporal punishment, and other distressing topics, much to their dismay.

Critically acclaimed author James Joyce’s Dubliners is a collection of short stories depicting middle-class life in Dublin in the early twentieth century. First published in 1914, the stories draw on themes relevant to the time such as nationalism and Ireland’s national identity, and cement Joyce’s reputation for brutally honest and revealing depictions of everyday Irish life.

HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

Author Bio

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce was born in Dublin in 1882. One of the most influential writers of the 20th Century, Joyce's life was punctuated by poverty, critical controversy and self-imposed exile. Joyce was one of the pioneering figures of modernism and counted W.B. Yeats and Ezra Pound amongst his earliest supporters. Before his death in 1941, Joyce had published Ulysses, Finnegan's Wake, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Dubliners; works that today are recognized as amongst the greatest achievements in literature.

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