James Joyce revolutionized twentieth-century writing with his "stream of consciousness" technique. While ingeniously innovative and experimental, he was also a keenly precise chronicler of the people, places, and sounds of his native Dublin. In Dubliners, a cast of 15 internationally famous stage and screen actors perform stories that make up a brilliant journey over a human landscape that captures the bleakest of despair to the most blinding of epiphanies.
"Great Stories, Poor Performance"
James Joyce's Dubliners is a collection of short stories about the lives of the people of Dublin around the turn of the century. Each story describes a small but significant moment of crisis or revelation in the life of a particular Dubliner, sympathetically but always with stark honesty. Many of the characters are desperate to escape the confines of their humdrum lives, though those that have the opportunity to do so seem unable to take it.
"An approachable Joyce"
Dubliners is a collection of short stories by James Joyce that was first published in 1914. The 15 stories were meant to be a naturalistic depiction of the Irish middle-class life in and around Dublin in the early years of the 20th century. The stories were written at a time when Irish nationalism was at its peak and a search for a national identity and purpose was raging; at a crossroads of history and culture, Ireland was jolted by various converging ideas and influences.
"Brilliant stories about Dubliners"
The 15 short stories that make up James Joyce's Dubliners give a realistic account of the life in and around Dublin, Ireland, in the early 20th century. In many of the short stories within the work, Joyce includes the Irish struggle for self-identity through epiphanies from the main characters.
This collection of 15 stories was first published in 1914. James wrote them as descriptions of middle class life in Ireland but in each story one or more characters has an "epiphany," - a moment where the character has a speical moment of illumination. Many of the characters in these stories later appear in his novel, Ulysses.
These vivid portraits of the author's native city weave a tapestry of Dublin and its people, yet also poignantly mourn the decline of Irish culture and civilization. Published in 1914, the collection was decried by some as obscene, but Joyce saw the work as "a chapter in the moral history" of Ireland. The stories present a vision of Dublin's claustrophobia and psychological paralysis, but the work's heaviness is balanced by an eccentric assortment of characters and the author's dry, often unexpected humor.
"Good reading, but muffled sound"
TV actor Charles Keating provides superb narratives of "Araby", "Eveline", and "Counterparts" from Joyce's brilliant collection of stories, rich with memorable characters and displaying his genius for the subtleties and nuances of language.
James Joyces classic collection of short stories about life in Dublin in the early 20th century.
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Dublineses (en inglés, "Dubliners") el primer libro de Joyce, es una colección de relatos cortos escrita por el escritor irlandés. Los quince relatos son una representación, en ocasiones satírica, de las clases media y baja irlandesas, en el Dublín de principios del siglo XX. Joyce, quien sería más adelante pionero en el uso del monólogo interior como recurso narrativo, utiliza en esta obra un estilo realista para ofrecer una descripción de los personajes y la ciudad.
James Augustine Aloysius Joyce was born in 1882 in Dublin but spent most of his life living with Nora Barnacle in various parts of Europe. Apart from a collection of verse, Dubliners was his first published work in 1914. In Dubliners, Joyce portrays quite brilliantly human relationships in Ireland at the turn of the century. His characters are so vital and exciting and the stories so fresh, evocative, and entertaining that they could well have been written today.
"not the right order"
Dubliners is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. They form a naturalistic depiction of Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years of the 20th century. The initial stories in the collection are narrated by child protagonists, and as the stories continue, they deal with the lives and concerns of progressively older people. This is in line with Joyce's tripartite division of the collection into childhood, adolescence, and maturity.
La Casa de Huespedes, por James Joyce, tiene como escenario una pension en Dublin. Narra la relacion entre la hija de la duena y uno de los pensionistas. La historia es el reflejo de las opciones de muchas mujeres de escasos recursos.
In his first published work in prose, James Joyce paints vivid portraits of the people of Dublin, his city of birth, in a collection of stories whose larger purpose, he said, was to depict a "moral history of Ireland". From the first story, in which a young boy encounters death, to the haunting final story involving the middle-aged Gabriel, the book gives an unflinching and realistic portrayal of "dear, dirty Dublin" in the early 20th-century.
"Sometimes Davidson works, sometimes not"
Holding none of the difficulties of Joyce's most powerful and moving prose. Holding none of the difficulties of Joyce's later novels, such as Ulysses, Dubliners is, in its way, just as radical. These stories introduce us to the city which fed Joyce's entire creative output, and to many of the characters who made it such a well of literary inspiration.
From a child grappling with the death of a fallen priest, to a young woman’s dilemma over whether to elope to Argentina with her lover, to the dance party at which a man discovers just how little he really knows about his wife, these 15 stories bring the gritty realism of existence in Joyce’s native Dublin to life. With Dubliners, James Joyce reinvented the art of fiction, using a scrupulous, deadpan realism to convey truths that were at once blasphemous and sacramental.
Es la historia de las artimanas de dos hombres para obtener beneficios financieros de mujeres de clase trabajadora. (este comentario carece de tildes por restricciones de Amazon) It's the story of two friends and their plans to obtain financial benefits from working class women.
Un Triste Caso, por James Joyce es la historia del affaire entre un hombre soltero y una mujer casada, al estilo de Ana Karenina, pero contada desde el punto de vista del hombre. Un excelente cuento para el analisis de sus personajes y su inesperado final. (Este comentario no tiene tildes debido a restricciones de Amazon)
Es quizas el cuento mas famoso de James Joyce.... Es una critica del famoso autor a la sociedad Irlandesa. La historia es simple: una cena en casa de tres hermanas viejas y solteras. La musica es un ingrediente indispensable de la obra, como lo es Gabriel el sobrino de las ancianas. El nombre original The Dead, puede traducirse como un solo muerto o varios.
"Después de la Carrera" puede entenderse superficialmente como la historia de un grupo de mozalbetes de distintas nacionalidades que viven una vida disipada, compitiendo en carreras de autos y jugando a las cartas. Sin embargo, la historia es un simbolismo sobre distintas naciones y su rol en la carrera politica que vivia el mundo en los tiempos de Joyce, muy similar a la nuestra, actual.