The Dead is one of James Joyce’s rare and genuine masterpieces; an enchanting work of artistry deserving of the label in a thousand different ways. It can be found on countless lists of the finest works of the 20th century, and is one of his major achievements.
JAMES JOYCE (1882-1941), one of the greatest authors of the twentieth century, transformed the art of fiction. The author of numerous novels and poems, including Ulysses, Finnegan’s Wake, and Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man, he is considered, along with Virginia Woolf, Marcel Proust, and William Faulkner, to be a central figure in the development of the modern novel.
PHILIP DOSSICK is the New York Times critically acclaimed writer and director of the motion picture The P.O.W. He has written for television, including the outstanding drama, Transplant, produced by David Susskind for CBS. His most recent books include Aztecs: Epoch Of Social Revolution, Sex And Dreams, Mark Twain In Seattle, The Naked Citizen: Notes On Privacy In The Twenty-First Century, and Raymond Chowder And Bob Skloot Must Die.