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Title Conversations with James Joyce / Arthur Power ; foreword by David Norris.
Author Power, Arthur, author, interviewer.
Publication McLean IL : Dalkey Archive Press, 2020.
Copyright date ©1999
Edition First Dalkey Archive edition.
Description xiii, 109 pages ; 22 cm.
Call # B JOYCE P
Series John F. Byrne Irish literature series
John F. Byrne Irish literature series.
Summary "A memoir of one of the most important novelists of the twentieth century, never before published in North America. 'In the ordinary sense Joyce was not a conversationalist,' writes Arthur Power, author of Conversations with James Joyce. An aspiring painter and art critic, Power (of the famous whiskey family) struck up a strained, somewhat prickly friendship with the master of exile, silence, and cunning at the Bal Bullier in Paris, in the year of 1921. This volume is Power's record of the two men's encounters and conversations, whose subjects ranged from Irish literature to American politics, and from Assyrian monuments to the individual 'odor of a country,' which, Joyce assured his wide-eyed interlocutor, was 'the gauge of its civilization.' Here is a rare glimpse of the private Joyce to Power's great surprise, not a brash bohemian, but a steadily working, sharp-tongued, elusive man"-- Provided by publisher.
Note "First published 1974 by Millington Ltd, London. Published in 1999 by Lilliput Press."
Subject Joyce, James, 1882-1941 -- Interviews.
Joyce, James, 1882-1941. (OCoLC)fst00035968
Novelists, Irish -- 20th century -- Interviews.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Fiction -- Authorship.
Fiction -- Authorship. (OCoLC)fst00923713
Intellectual life. (OCoLC)fst00975769
Novelists, Irish. (OCoLC)fst01039746
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
1900-1999
Genre Interviews. (OCoLC)fst01423832
Addl. Author Joyce, James, 1882-1941, interviewee.
Norris, David, 1944- writer of foreword.
ISBN 9781628972719 paperback alkaline paper
1628972718 paperback alkaline paper

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