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Suggestions for Further Reading

Bosinelli, Rosa Bollettieri, and Harold F. Mosher, eds. Rejoycing: New Readings of Dubliners . Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 19 98.

Ellmann, Richard. James Joyce. New York: Oxford University Press, 19 82

Garrett, Peter, ed. Twentieth Century Interpretations of Dubliners : A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 19 68.

Gifford, Don. Joyce Annotated: Notes for Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man . 2nd rev. ed. Berkeley: University of California Press, 19 82.

Herring, Phillip. “Dubliners: The Trials of Adolescence.” In James Joyce: A Collection of Critical Essays, edited by Mary T. Reynolds. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 19 9 3.

Norris, Margot. Suspicious Readings of Joyce’s Dubliners. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 20 03.

Torchiana, Donald T. Backgrounds for Joyce’s Dubliners . Boston: Allen & Unwin, 19 86.

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Double Meaning in The Boarding House

by Nethraprasad, February 09, 2013

"She knew he had a good screw for one thing and she suspected he had a bit of stuff put by."
I think this contains a double meaning which shows clever use of language by James Joyce.


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The Dead

by kikoy777, July 18, 2013

Good analysis to a very complex piece or writing!


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The Boy

by Jumiry, August 23, 2013

The anonymity of the boy is suggestive of the overall theme of the story, the insignificance of the individual in the larger society. The boy is unnamed because as the story demonstrates in any number of ways, he is unimportant. He lives with relatives who are not his parents which suggests a problem; it is likely the parents have made the crossing and are not yet established to bring the child over, though another possibility is that they have died as a result of the harshness of Irish life. Other suggestions of insignificance include the i... Read more


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