By James Joyce
The portrayal of Stephen Dedalus's Dublin formative years and adolescence, his quest for identification via artwork and his sluggish emancipation from the claims of kinfolk, faith and eire itself, is usually an indirect self-portrait of the younger James Joyce and a common testomony to the artist's 'eternal imagination'.
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Enriched Classics) by James Joyce