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Aschkenasy, Nehama. "Davin's 'Strange Woman' and Her Biblical Prototypes."
Critical Essays on James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young
Ed. Brady, Philip;
Carens, James F.
Critical Essays on
British Literature. New York:
G.K. Hall; London: Prentice Hall
Modern Language Studies 15, iv [Fall 1985]: 28-39. Overblown,
simplistic piece that points to Old Testament origins of Davin's story of
his encounter with the young woman on the lonely road. Of value in its
redirection of the story from Irish myth into archetypal stories that
reveal, through their origins, a deep-seated fear of women in Stephen.