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About the Book

Dubliners is a collection of vignettes of Dublin life at the end of the 19th Century written, by Joyce’s own admission, in a manner that captures some of the unhappiest moments of life. Some of the dominant themes include lost innocence, missed opportunities and an inability to escape one’s circumstances.

Joyce’s intention in writing Dubliners, in his own words, was to write a chapter of the moral history of his country, and he chose Dublin for the scene because that city seemed to him to be the centre of paralysis. He tried to present the stories under four different aspects: childhood, adolescence, maturity and public life.
‘The Sisters’, ‘An Encounter’ and ‘Araby’ are stories from childhood. ‘Eveline’, ‘After the Race’, ‘Two Gallants’ and ‘The Boarding House’ are stories from adolescence. ‘A Little Cloud’, ‘Counterparts’, ‘Clay’ and ‘A Painful Case’ are all stories concerned with mature life. Stories from public life are ‘Ivy Day in the Committee Room’ and ‘A Mother and Grace’. ‘The Dead’ is the last story in the collection and probably Joyce’s greatest. It stands alone and, as the title would indicate, is concerned with death.



Contains

Sisters --
An encounter --
Araby --
Eveline --
After the race --
Two gallants --
The boarding house --
A little cloud --
Counterparts --
Clay --
A painful case --
Ivy day in the committee room --
A mother --
Grace --
The dead --
Chamber music.

Excerpts

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198 editions First published in 1914

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Dubliners
2011, Longman
in English
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Dubliners
2011, Longman
in English
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Dubliners
2011, Dover Publications, Inc.
in English - Dover thrift study ed.
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Dubliners
2010, Longman/Pearson Education
in English - A Longman cultural ed.
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Dubliners
2010, Penguin Group UK
Electronic resource in English
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Dubliners
2009, Penguin USA, Inc.
Electronic resource in English
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Dubliners
2008, Oxford University Press, USA
Cover of: The Dubliners (Penguin Popular Classics)
The Dubliners (Penguin Popular Classics)
January 25, 2007, Penguin Books Ltd
in English
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Dubliners (Dodo Press)
July 27, 2007, Dodo Press
Paperback in English
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Dubliners
August 9, 2007, IndyPublish
Paperback in English
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Dubliners
2007, New American Library
in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Signet Classics)
Dubliners (Signet Classics)
February 6, 2007, Signet Classics
in English
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Dubliners: Library Edition
November 2007, Blackstone Audiobooks
MP3 CD in English - MP3 Una edition
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Dubliners: Library Edition
November 2007, Blackstone Audiobooks
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: Dubliners (Large Print Edition)
Dubliners (Large Print Edition)
June 11, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Paperback in English
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Dubliners
March 21, 2007, Neeland Media LLC
Paperback in English
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Dubliners
June 11, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Paperback in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Modern Classics)
Dubliners (Modern Classics)
October 3, 2006, Naxos Audiobooks
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: Dubliners (Webster's German Thesaurus Edition)
Dubliners (Webster's German Thesaurus Edition)
March 5, 2006, ICON Group International, Inc.
Paperback in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Webster's Portuguese Thesaurus Edition)
Dubliners (Webster's Portuguese Thesaurus Edition)
March 5, 2006, ICON Group International, Inc.
Paperback in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Webster's Chinese-Traditional Thesaurus Edition)
Dubliners (Webster's Chinese-Traditional Thesaurus Edition)
May 5, 2006, ICON Group International, Inc.
Paperback in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Webster's Italian Thesaurus Edition)
Dubliners (Webster's Italian Thesaurus Edition)
March 5, 2006, ICON Group International, Inc.
Paperback in English
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Dubliners: authoritative text, contexts, criticism
2006, W.W. Norton
Paperback in English
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Dubliners
2006, 1st World Library
E-book in English
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Dubliners
July 6, 2006, Waking Lion Press
Paperback in English
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Dubliners
September 1, 2006, Prestwick House, Inc.
Perfect Paperback in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Webster's Chinese-Simplified Thesaurus Edition)
Dubliners (Webster's Chinese-Simplified Thesaurus Edition)
May 5, 2006, ICON Group International, Inc.
Paperback in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Webster's Spanish Thesaurus Edition)
Dubliners (Webster's Spanish Thesaurus Edition)
February 5, 2006, ICON Reference
Paperback in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Webster's Korean Thesaurus Edition)
Dubliners (Webster's Korean Thesaurus Edition)
February 5, 2006, ICON Reference
Paperback in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners: Webster's Thesaurus Edition
January 30, 2006, Icon Reference
Paperback in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Webster's French Thesaurus Edition)
Dubliners (Webster's French Thesaurus Edition)
February 5, 2006, ICON Reference
Paperback in English
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Dubliners
July 30, 2005, 1st World Library
Hardcover in English
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Dubliners
2005, eBooksLib
eBook in English
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Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
January 13, 2005, Highbridge Audio
Audio CD in English - Abridged edition
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Dubliners
May 30, 2005, IndyPublish.com
Paperback in English
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Dubliners
November 8, 2005, bnpublishing.com
Audio CD
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Dubliners
July 11, 2005, Digireads.com
Paperback in English
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Dubliners
June 28, 2005, Pocket
Mass Market Paperback in English
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Dubliners
March 2005, Collector's Library
Hardcover - New edition
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Dubliners CD
May 10, 2005, Caedmon
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: Dubliners CD
Dubliners CD
May 10, 2005, Caedmon
in English
Cover of: Dublineses / Dubliners
Dublineses / Dubliners
October 2, 2005, Losada/ Espana
Paperback in Spanish - 1 edition
Cover of: Dublineses/ Dubliners
Dublineses/ Dubliners
June 30, 2005, Alianza
Paperback in Spanish - Tra edition
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
2004, Fictionwise, Inc.
E-book in English
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Dubliners
June 30, 2004, Kessinger Publishing
Paperback in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
2004, 1st World Library
Perfect Paperback in English
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Dubliners
September 1, 2004, 1st World Library - Literary Society
Paperback in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
2004, NuVision Publications
E-book in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Adult Classics)
Dubliners (Adult Classics)
April 30, 2003, In Audio
Audio CD in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Unabridged Classics for High School and Adults)
Dubliners (Unabridged Classics for High School and Adults)
December 2003, In Audio
MP3 CD in English - MP3 edition
Cover of: Dubliner.
Dubliner.
April 1, 2003, Suhrkamp
Paperback in German
Cover of: Dubliners (Unabridged Classics for High School and Adults)
Dubliners (Unabridged Classics for High School and Adults)
December 2003, In Audio
Audio CD in English - CD & Book edition
Cover of: Dubliners (Unabridged Classics for High School and Adults)
Dubliners (Unabridged Classics for High School and Adults)
December 2003, In Audio
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
2003, Folio Society
in English - Corrected text / with an explanatory note by Robert Scholes.
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners: the corrected text
2003, The Folio Society
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
2003, Barnes & Noble World Digital Library
eBook in English
Cover of: Les Gens de Dublin
Les Gens de Dublin
March 1, 2003, Pocket
Mass Market Paperback in French
Cover of: Dubliners (Audiofy Digital Audiobook Chips)
Dubliners (Audiofy Digital Audiobook Chips)
2003, Audiofy/Sound Room
Cards in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Washington Square Press Enriched Classic)
Dubliners (Washington Square Press Enriched Classic)
February 2002, Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media
Turtleback in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
2001, Wordsworth Classics
Paperback in English
Cover of: Dubliner.
Dubliner.
January 1, 2001, Suhrkamp
Hardcover in German
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Dubliners
2001, Cambridge University Press
Paperback in English - 5th printing
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Dubliners
2001, Dover Publications
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
2001, G.K. Hall
in English
Cover of: Dubliner.
Dubliner.
February 1, 2000, Fischer (S.), Frankfurt
Hardcover in German
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
2000, Oxford University Press
in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Penguin Modern Classics)
Dubliners (Penguin Modern Classics)
February 3, 2000, Penguin Books Ltd
in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Penguin Modern Classics)
Dubliners (Penguin Modern Classics)
April 27, 2000, Penguin Audiobooks
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
2000, Random House Publishing Group
Electronic resource in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Collected Works of James Joyce)
Dubliners (Collected Works of James Joyce)
May 2000, Classic Books
Library Binding
Cover of: The Dubliners (Penguin Student Editions)
The Dubliners (Penguin Student Editions)
March 30, 2000, Penguin Books Ltd
Cover of: Dubliners (Penguin Student Editions)
Dubliners (Penguin Student Editions)
March 30, 2000, Penguin Books Ltd
Cover of: Dŏbŭllin saramdŭl
Dŏbŭllin saramdŭl
1999, Munye Chʻulpʻansa
in Korean - 880-02 Che 3-pʻan.
Cover of: Dubolin ren =
Dubolin ren =: Dubliners
1999, Mao dou ying chu ban she yu xian gong si, fa xing Cheng bang wen hua shi yeh gu fen yu xian gong si
in Chinese - 880-02 Chu ban.
Cover of: Dubliners (Modern Classics)
Dubliners (Modern Classics)
May 1999, Naxos Audiobooks Ltd.
Audio Cassette in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: Dubliners (Modern Classics)
Dubliners (Modern Classics)
November 1999, Naxos Audiobooks
Audio Cassette in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1999, Barnes & Noble
Paperback in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
October 7, 1999, Penguin Books Ltd
in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Enriched Classics)
Dubliners (Enriched Classics)
May 1, 1998, Pocket
Mass Market Paperback in English
Cover of: Na mairbh
Na mairbh
1997, Foillseacháin Inis Gleoire
in Irish
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
March 1997, Penguin Books
Hardcover in Spanish
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1996, Penguin Books
Paperback in English - Updated and revised edition
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1996, Penguin
in English
Cover of: Listen & Read James Joyce's Dubliners
Listen & Read James Joyce's Dubliners
April 15, 1996, Dover Publications
Paperback in English - Bk&Cassett edition
Cover of: James Joyce's Dubliners
James Joyce's Dubliners: an illustrated edition with annotations
1995, St. Martin's Griffin
in English - 1st St. Martin's Griffin ed.
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
February 1995, Penguin Audiobooks
Audio Cassette
Cover of: Dubliner.
Dubliner.
June 1, 1995, Suhrkamp
Paperback in German
Cover of: James Joyce's Dubliners
James Joyce's Dubliners: an annotated edition
1995, Sinclair-Stevenson
in English
Cover of: Dubliner.
Dubliner.
September 1, 1994, Reclam, Ditzingen
Hardcover in German
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
October 1994, Secker & Warburg
Cover of: Dubliniler.
Dubliniler.
1994, Iletisim
in Turkish
Cover of: Dubliners =
Cover of: Dubliners
Cover of: "Dubliners" and Selected Stories
"Dubliners" and Selected Stories
June 1, 1994, Audio Book Contractors
Audio Cassette in English
Cover of: The Dead
The Dead
October 1993, Commuter Library
Library Binding in English
Cover of: Gens de Dublin
Gens de Dublin
June 23, 1993, Flammarion
Mass Market Paperback in French
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
November 1, 1993, Highbridge Audio
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1993, The Modern Library
Hardcover in English - Modern Library ed.
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1993, Penguin Books
Paperback in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1993, Garland Pub.
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1993, Wordsworth Editions
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1993, The Modern Library
Hardcover in English - Modern Library ed.
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1993, Penguin Books
Paperback in English - Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
December 1992, Blackstone Audiobooks
Audio Cassette in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1992, Lilliput
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1992, A. Sutton, Gill and Macmillan
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1992, Penguin Books
in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Everyman's Library Classics)
Dubliners (Everyman's Library Classics)
September 26, 1991, Everyman's Library
Hardcover - New Ed edition
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1991, Knopf, Distributed by Random House
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1991, Dover Publications
Paperback in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Signet Classics)
Dubliners (Signet Classics)
April 3, 1991, Signet Classics
in English
Cover of: Dubliňané
Dubliňané
1990, Odeon
in Czech
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1990, Bantam Books
in English
Cover of: Dubliners (Paladin Books)
Dubliners (Paladin Books)
June 9, 1988, Flamingo
Paperback - New Ed edition
Cover of: Gente di Dublino
Gente di Dublino
1988, Mondadori
in Italian
Cover of: Gens De Dublin
Gens De Dublin
November 1, 1988, Pocket
Mass Market Paperback in French
Cover of: Dubliners
Cover of: Dubliner
Dubliner
1987, Suhrkamp
in German
Cover of: Dubliner. ( Neue Folge, 434).
Dubliner. ( Neue Folge, 434).
January 1, 1987, Suhrkamp
Paperback in German
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1986, Penguin Books
Paperback in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1986, Dolmen Press
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1985, Triad Panther / Granada Publishing
Mass Market Paperback in English - Reprint
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners: text, criticism, and notes
1984, Penguin Books
Paperback in English
Cover of: The dead
The dead: from Dubliners
1982, K.D. Duval [and] C.H. Hamilton
in English
Cover of: The Dead
The Dead: from Dubliners
1982, Kulgin D. Duval and Colin H. Hamilton
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1982, Viking Press, Penguin Books
in English - Centennial ed
Cover of: Arabic translation of selected short stories from James Joyce's "Dubliners"
Cover of: Gens de Dublin
Gens de Dublin
1980, Plon
in French
Cover of: Gens de Dublin
Gens de Dublin
1980, Plon
in French
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1980, Franklin Library
in English - A limited ed.
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1979, Franklin Library
in English - A limited ed.
Cover of: Dubliners
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1977, Volk und Welt
in German
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners: a facsimile of proofs for the 1914 edition
1977, Garland Pub.
Hardback in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Cover of: Dubliners
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1977, Granada
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners: text, criticism, and notes
1977, Penguin Books
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1976, Penguin
Cover of: Gens de Dublin
Gens de Dublin
February 22, 1974, Gallimard
Paperback in French
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
December 1974, Macmillan Education Ltd
Paperback - Abridged edition
Cover of: Gente di Dublino
Gente di Dublino
1971, Mondadori
in Italian
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1969, Viking Press
Cover of: Dubliner
Dubliner
1969, Suhrkamp
in German
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1969, The Modern Library
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners: Text, Criticism, and Notes
1969, The Viking Press
Paperback in English - The Viking Critical Library Edition
Cover of: Dubliners.
Dubliners.
1969, Viking Press
in English
Cover of: Dubliners.
Dubliners.
1969, Viking Press
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1968, Viking Press
in English - Viking Compass ed.
Cover of: Dubliners [the corrected text with an explanatory note by Robert Scholes]
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners: New Edition
December 13, 1968, Viking Adult
Hardcover - New edition
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners: New Edition
February 2, 1968, Penguin (Non-Classics)
Paperback
Cover of: Dubliners [the corrected test with an explanatory note by Robert Scholes]
Cover of: Dubliners
Cover of: Dubliners
Cover of: Dubliners.
Dubliners.
1967, J.Cape
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1967, Cape
in English
Cover of: Oameni din Dublin
Oameni din Dublin
1966, Editura pentru Literatură Universalâ
in Romanian
Cover of: Gente di Dublino.
Gente di Dublino.
1964, A. Mondadori
in Italian - [3. ed. riv.
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1962, Viking Press
in English - Compass Books ed.
Cover of: Dublin
Dublin: novellen
1961, Fischer Bücherei
in German
Cover of: Dubliners.
Dubliners.
1961, Penguin Books in association with J. Cape
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1954, J. Cape
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners: the corrected text
1954, Cape
in English - New ed.
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1954, Modern Library
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1954, Cape
in English - New ed.
Cover of: Gens de Dublin.
Gens de Dublin.
1950, Librairie Plon
in French
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1950, The Modern Library
in English
Cover of: Dubliners.
Dubliners.
1947, Cape, published for British Publishers Guild
in English
Cover of: Dubliners.
Dubliners.
1927, J. Cape
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1926, The Modern library
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1926, The Modern library
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1925, Huebsch
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1922, The Egoist Press
Hardcover in English - [2nd ed.]
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1916, B. W. Huebsch
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
January 1916, Books On Tape
Audio Cassette in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
January 1, 1916, Viking Adult
Hardcover
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1914, G. Richards
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1914, G. Richards
Hardcover in English
Cover of: James Joyce's Dubliners
James Joyce's Dubliners
1993 October, St. Martin's Press
Hardcover in English - An illustrated ed., with annotations; 1st U.S. ed.
Cover of: The dead
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1991 April, Signet Classic
Mass Market Paperback in English - First Signet Classic Printing
Cover of: DUBLINERS.
DUBLINERS.
Publish date unknown, FOLIO SOCIETY
in Undetermined
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
Publish date unknown, AccessBooks
in English - Giant print ed.
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners: A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man
Publish date unknown, Barnes Noble Books
Hardcover
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1917 April, B.W. Huebsch
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
1993 February, Vintage International
Paperback in English - 1st Vintage international ed.
Cover of: Dubliners
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
Publish date unknown, Chatto Education
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
- Modern Library ed.
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
2013 February 27, LibriVox
Digital Audio in English - Version 2
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
Publish date unknown, The Modern Library
in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
2009 June 17, LibriVox
Digital Audio in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
2001 September, Project Gutenberg
Epub in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
2011 February 20, Project Gutenberg
Digital Audio in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
Paperback in English
Cover of: Dubliners
Dubliners
2012 February, HarperPerennial Classics
Epub in English

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