James Joyce

The Dead

“The Dead” is the final short story in the 1914 collection Dubliners by James Joyce. It is the longest story in the collection. The action takes place in Dublin in 1904 at an Epiphany party held by two elderly sisters. The story focuses attention on the academic Gabriel Conroy and his discovery of his wife Gretta's memory of a deceased lover.
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    Юлияshared an impression6 years ago
    👍Worth reading
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    Удивительное достижение - так много вложить в такое короткое произведение. Заставляет задуматься про отношения, жизнь в целом и то, что на самом деле происходит в умах и сердцах наших самых близких людей, и о чём мы зачастую даже не догадываемся.

    b8jobshared an impression6 years ago
    👍Worth reading

    very much appreciated access to the text

    Ibtisam Bhattishared an impression2 years ago
    👍Worth reading
    🎯Worthwhile

    So if I read the novel, I will write again and have a nice day for you guys today, I know not what is written in the novel.

Quotes

    aarynmarezhas quoted6 years ago
    `Let us toast them all three together. Let us drink to their health, wealth, long life, happiness, and prosperity and may they long continue to hold the proud and self-won position which they hold in their profession and the position of honour and affection which they hold in our hea
    Daria Glebovahas quoted8 months ago
    The girl glanced back at him over her shoulder and said with great bitterness:

    `The men that is now is only all palaver and what they can get out of you.'

    Gabriel coloured, as if he felt he had made a mistake, and, without looking at her, kicked off his goloshes and flicked actively with his muffler at his patent-leather shoes.
    Линаhas quotedlast year
    Aunt Kate repeated that it was the rule, that was all. Mr Browne still seemed not to understand. Freddy Malins explained to him, as best he could, that the monks were trying to make up for the sins committed by all the sinners in the outside world. The explanation was not very clear, for Mr Browne grinned and said

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