Dubliners is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce that was first published in 1914.


See a complete list of the characters in Dubliners and in-depth analyses of Gabriel Conroy in “The Dead," Eveline in “Eveline,” Farrington in “Counterparts,” the narrator in “Araby,” and Little Chandler in "A Little Cloud."

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the literary devices in Dubliners, from the major themes to motifs, symbols, and more.


Go further in your study of Dubliners with historical and literary context essays, an essay on the significance of the ending of “The Dead,” as well as mini essays and suggested essay topics.

Further Study

Go further in your study of Dubliners with background information on James Joyce and the collection, movie adaptations, links to resources on the web, and suggestions for further reading.