chapter  27
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A French View of Dubliners 1926

It is difficult to speak of Dubliners because these are realistic short stories, and if one maintains appearances, one would risk not being able to speak about them in a way other than by title alone. Mr. James Joyce, however, like Tchekov or Katherine Mansfield-has something which makes him very different from Maupassant, Flaubert or Huysmans. But in what exactly does this something consist?