August 2014 Summer Classic 2 - James Joyce

  • August 27, 2014 · 7:30 PM
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Hey Hipsters and Bibliophiles,

Polls have closed! The winner-up and so taking the lead for the August Summer Classic Read:

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is a semi-autobiographical novel by James Joyce. The story describes the formative years of the life of Stephen Dedalus, a fictional alter ego of Joyce and an allusion to the consummate craftsman of Greek mythology, Daedalus. Joyce's novel traces the intellectual and religio-philosophical awakening of young Stephen Dedalus as he begins to question and rebel against the Catholic and Irish conventions with which he has been raised. One of the greatest novels of the twentieth century.


A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is available on Amazon.com, however, I encourage you all to support your local independent book store or library:

City Paper's List of Independent Bookstores
Google Map/Listing of Independent Bookstores in Philly

PLEASE ONLY RSVP IF YOU INTEND TO SHOW UP, more than 3 no shows in a row will result in a temporary ban from RSVP-ing until you can assure me you will actually attend.  We are having far too many people RSVP and then not showup and people changing their RSVP at the last possible minute preventing other members from being able to attend.

You will notice that that if you RSVP "Yes," you'll be charged to attend. This is to help me cover my costs as Organizer and reduce the number of no-shows we have at meetings. Please keep in mind I'm only giving refunds if the meeting is canceled or rescheduled, not if you change your mind about attending.

Thinking about coming when the Meetup is FULL? Read/click here.


Happy Reading!

Michelle

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  • Joyce

    Excellent discussion, which gave me a deeper appreciation of the inventiveness and artistry of James Joyce.

    1 · August 28

  • Michelle

    Great meeting and discussion on a serious book. With all the myth of the difficulty of Joyce, I'm glad we could face it together with such an awesome discussion.

    1 · August 28

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