6 December 2016: ‘Published in 1916: James Joyce’s ‘A portrait of the artist as a young man’, National Library of Ireland Dublin 2
On Tuesday 6 December 2016 the National Library of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2, hosted a public lecture by Prof. Hans Walter Gabler (Munich). The National Library holds James Joyce’s holograph fair copy of A portrait of the artist as a young man. Commemorating the centenary of the novel’s publication as a book presented an occasion to explore the manuscript for its clues to the work’s conception, gestation and consolidation into the narrative by which James Joyce reached first full maturity in his innovative art of modernist writing.
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