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Reading Joyce with Sarah Cole

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Upper East Side, Manhattan
1395 Lexington Ave
At 92nd St
New York, New York 10128
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Sarah Cole

What you'll learn in this poetry class:

Over three course meetings, we will delve into two of Joyce’s great works, Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.

We will read Dubliners, Joyce’s collection of short stories set in his home city, both as discrete stories and as a single work, with a unified shape and a set of shared concerns. Portrait, a deeply autobiographical narrative, opens up not only Joyce’s life and youth, but also literary modernism. For both works, we consider such questions as Joyce’s attitude toward Ireland and Irish nationalism, themes of youth and generationality, gender and sexuality, portrayals of the city, and Joyce’s approach to writing and to other art forms.

In addition, students interested in taking on Ulysses will find these earlier works instrumental in setting up the epic.

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