Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: James Joyce

Narrated By: Gerry O'Brien

Publisher: Authors Republic

Date: November 2016

Duration: 8 hours 52 minutes


A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is the first novel of Irish writer James Joyce. A Kunstlerroman in a modernist style, it traces the religious and intellectual awakening of young Stephen Dedalus, a fictional alter ego of Joyce and an allusion to Daedalus, the consummate craftsman of Greek mythology. Stephen questions and rebels against the Catholic and Irish conventions under which he has grown, culminating in his self-exile from Ireland to Europe. The work uses techniques that Joyce developed more fully in Ulysses (1922) and Finnegans Wake (1939).