Dotter of Her Father's Eyes

Dotter of Her Father's Eyes

eBook - 2012
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Part personal history, part biography, Dotter of Her Father's Eyes contrasts two coming-of-age narratives: that of Lucia, the daughter of James Joyce, and that of author Mary Talbot, daughter of the eminent Joycean scholar James S. Atherton. Social expectations and gender politics, thwarted ambitions and personal tragedy are played out against two contrasting historical backgrounds, poignantly evoked by the atmospheric visual storytelling of award-winning graphic novel pioneer Bryan Talbot. Produced through an intense collaboration seldom seen between writers and artists, Dotter of Her Father's Eyes is smart, funny and sad. It is an essential addition to the evolving genre of graphic memoir. --Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Books, a division of Dark Horse Comics, Incorporated, 2012.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781621152019
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: data file
1 online resource (89 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color))
Additional Contributors: Talbot, Bryan - Artist
Alternative Title: Daughter of her father's eyes

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mclarjh
Aug 18, 2015

Realistic illustrations, reminds me of a memory notebook; type is small and a little difficult to read. Story is okay.

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uncommonreader
Apr 11, 2015

Graphic novel; memoir, contrasting, in almost every way, the life of Joyce's daughter and the life of the daughter of a Joycean scholar. A lot is communicated through the text and graphics in a short 88 pages.

Donna_R Feb 10, 2013

Deserves all the awards and attention it is getting. Combines the author's story with that of Lucia Joyce and from the two creates an involving emotional memoir of sorts.

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