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 impression7 years ago
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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 impression7 years ago
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    very much appreciated access to the text

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    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.

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    aarynmarezhas quoted7 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
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    His soul swooned slowly as he heard the snow falling faintly through the universe and faintly falling, like the descent of their last end, upon all the living and the dead.
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    It was falling, too, upon every part of the lonely churchyard on the hill where Michael Furey lay buried.

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