Sunday, January 15, 2012

Stories: Ventures into Unknown Territory 40:70


Araby by James Joyce (1914)

Length - Five Pages
Genre: Irish Fiction 

Short Summary-No Spoiler
  A young innocent boy from Dublin yearns to write of an adventure that will capture the heart of his exotic neighbor.  The neighbor makes the writer dream of the Araby Market.  The events that happen in the market are found in the short story Araby by James Joyce.




Where to Find It part of Dubliners by James Joyce 
Find more Info on the Wikipedia Article on the Story.
Tidbits:
  1. The Poem The Arab's Farewell to his Steed (mentioned in Araby) speaks of the price that adventures may bring to ones treasured possessions.



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