Books: Portrait of an Artist

JAMES JOYCE—Herbert Gorman-Farrar & Rinehart—($3.50).

The utmost type of heroism, which alone is worthy of the name, must be described, merely, as complete self-faithfulness: as integrity. On this level the life of James Joyce has its place, along with Blake's and Beethoven's, among the supreme examples. It is almost a Bible of what a great artist, an ultimately honest man, is, and is up against.

Of what that is, Joyce himself has given such intense and definitive statement—directly in A Portrait of the Artist as a Voting Man, by implication in every word he has...

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