Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of James Joycewhich are Ulysses andA Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. James Joycecontributed to the modernist avant-garde and is regarded as one of the most influential and important authors of the 20th century. Joyce is best known for Ulysses, a landmark work in which the episodes of Homer's Odyssey are paralleled in a variety of literary styles, most famously stream of consciousness. His other writings include three books of poetry, a play, his published letters and occasional journalism. Novels selected for this book: - Ulysses -A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.