Overview

Dubliners

Return to overview »

You are looking at 1-20 of 22 entries

  • Type: Overview Page x
clear all

View:

After the Race

After the Race  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
(1904), a story in James Joyce's Dubliners (1914). Jimmy Doyle, a butcher's son, attends a motor-race with other young men more cosmopolitan than he, and struggles to keep up with them in hilarity ...
Araby

Araby  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
A story in James Joyce's Dubliners (1914), written in 1905.
Bernard MacLaverty

Bernard MacLaverty  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
(1942– ),novelist and short‐story writer, born in Belfast. He worked as a laboratory technician for ten years before reading English at The Queen's University, Belfast. He then moved to Scotland, ...
Boarding House

Boarding House  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
A story in James Joyce's Dubliners (1915), written in 1905. Bob Doran, clerk in a vintner's business, is trapped into marriage to Polly Mooney, the daughter of a domineering lodging-house keeper.[...]
Clay

Clay  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
A story in James Joyce's Dubliners (1914), written in 1905. It centres on Maria, a marginalized woman in a society dominated by family and religion.
Counterparts

Counterparts  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
A short story in James Joyce's Dubliners (1914), written in 1905. Farrington, an inefficient copy-clerk in a law office, is bullied by his immediate superior, Mr Alleyne. Returning home drunk ...
Dead

Dead  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
The final story in James Joyce's Dubliners (1914), written in 1907. Gabriel Conroy and his wife Gretta attend his aunt's annual Epiphany Night party. Gabriel, a literary journalist, is worried ...
An Encounter

An Encounter  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
A story in James Joyce's Dubliners (1914), written in 1905. Three schoolboys plan a day of ‘miching’ (truancy), inspired by comicbook adventures, but only the narrator and Mahoney appear at ...
epiphany

epiphany  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Religion
The manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles as represented by the Magi; the festival commemorating this on 6 January. The name is recorded from Middle English, and comes ultimately from Greek ...
Eveline

Eveline  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
A story in James Joyce's Dubliners (1914). A girl keeping house for her father meets a sailor who asks her to leave Ireland with him. She agrees to go, but her courage fails her at the moment of ...
Grace

Grace  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
A story in James Joyce's Dubliners (1914), written in 1905. Mr Kernan, a commercial traveller, falls drunkenly down the steps of the lavatory in a pub. At home in bed ...
Grant Richards

Grant Richards  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
 (1872–1948) British publisher.Richards wrote (1890–96) for W. T. Stead’s Review of Reviews before setting up his own firm. He published, in well-designed books, many important writers of the ...
Ivy Day in the Committee Room

Ivy Day in the Committee Room  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
A story in James Joyce's Dubliners (1914). A group of hired canvassers are gathered in the office of a nationalist candidate in the municipal elections on the anniversary of Parnell's ...
James Joyce

James Joyce  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
(1882–1941),novelist, born at Rathgar, Dublin, educated at University College, Dublin, where Gogarty was a fellow student. Early influences included Gerhard Hauptmann, Dante, G. Moore, Ibsen, and ...
John Banville

John Banville  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
(1945– ),novelist and journalist, born in Wexford, literary editor of the Irish Times from 1989. His fiction is characterized by a densely referential style and by a preoccupation with the act of ...
A Little Cloud

A Little Cloud  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
A story in James Joyce's Dubliners (1914), written in 1906. Little Chandler is going to meet his former friend Ignatius Gallaher, now a London journalist. In a fashionable eating-house, Gallaher ...
A Mother

A Mother  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
A story in James Joyce's Dubliners (1914), written in 1905, in which Mrs Kearney relaunches her social aspirations in the atmosphere of the Irish literary revival.
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog  

(1940),a collection of stories by Dylan Thomas.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man  

An autobiographical novel by J. Joyce, first published in the Egoist, 1914–15.It describes the development of Stephen Dedalus (who reappears in Ulysses in a slightly different incarnation) from his ...
Sisters

Sisters  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
The initial story in James Joyce's Dubliners (1914). It establishes the theme of spiritual paralysis with a clerical example.

View: