Cóilín Owens

in James Joyce's Painful Case

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780813031934
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813038759 | DOI:

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This chapter discusses the unconscious agendum of Mr. Duffy, the main character of “A Painful Case” and the only mature celibate intellectual created by James Joyce. It focuses on the works of the philosopher, Arthur Schopenhauer, in an attempt to have one final look at that agendum.

Keywords: agendum; Mr. Duffy; A Painful Case; James Joyce; Arthur Schopenhauer

Chapter.  2707 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards)

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