A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

A Norton Critical Edition

James Joyce author John Paul Riquelme editor


Publisher:WW Norton & Co

Published:12th Jul '21


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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man cover

This Norton Critical Edition includes:

  • Hans Walter Gabler’s acclaimed text of Joyce’s 1916 coming-of-age novel, accompanied by Gabler’s introduction and textual notes.
  • Preface and revised and expanded explanatory annotations by John Paul Riquelme.
  • Other writings by James Joyce closely related to A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, new to the Second Edition.
  • Nine illustrations
  • “Backgrounds and Contexts” including a wealth of materials, topically organised: “Political Nationalism: Irish History, 1798–1916”, “The Irish Literary and Cultural Revival”, “Religion” and “Aesthetic Backgrounds”.
  • Twelve major critical assessments, seven of them new to the Second Edition.
  • A chronology and a selected bibliography.

About the Series

Read by more than 12 million students over fifty-five years, Norton Critical Editions set the standard for apparatus that is right for undergraduate readers. The three-part format—annotated text, contexts and criticism—helps students to better understand, analyse and appreciate the literature, while opening a wide range of teaching possibilities for instructors. Whether in print or in digital format, Norton Critical Editions provide all the resources students need.

"A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is a work essential to a complete understanding of the Modernist movement. The Norton Critical Edition presents Joyce’s novel impeccably edited by Hans Walter Gabler and a series of background and critical essays astutely chosen by John Paul Riquelme. It will enhance any high school, college, or graduate course in which it is taught." -- Michael Patrick Gillespie, Florida International University

ISBN: 9780393643947

Dimensions: 213mm x 130mm x 33mm

Weight: 464g

560 pages

Second Edition