Famous Authors (1996)

Genres - History, Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Literary Studies  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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You'll meet Irish literary giant James Joyce in the 30-minute documentary The Famous Author Series: James Joyce -- A Concise Biography. The film documents Joyce's background, career, and personal life through commentary, portraits, and archival documents. The author's political and social philosophies are discussed within the context of some of his works including A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Finnegan's Wake, and Ulysses.

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Irish [nationality], linguistics, Modernism, stream-of-consciousness