Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


James Joyce

No description

elorah lala

on 12 February 2015

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of James Joyce

James Joyce
-jessica louissaint
"James Joyce - Biography." The European Graduate School. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Feb. 2015.

Works Cited
Menand, Louis. "Silence, Exile, Punning." The New Yorker. N.p., 2 July 2012. Web. 4 Feb. 2015.
"Joyce, James Augustine Aloysius." Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (2014): 1p. 1.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia. Web. 4 Feb. 2015.
Life Events
-born in Dublin, Ireland. (1882 - 1941)
-(Dublin used predominantly in Joyce’s writings)

-By age 11, (due to the loss of his father's job ) the family would eventually become impoverished.
-University College of Dublin @ age 21

-After, moved to Paris & planned on studying medicine.

-His mother was diagnosed with cancer, & he returned to Ireland.

-@ 22, eloped with Nora Barnacle & moved throughout europe for job opportunities
-Trieste, Italy

-@33, was drafted into the Austro-Hungarian war. Influential students petitioned the imperial government so he could leave the war.
-was given a visa to leave & relocated in Zurich

-@38, moved back to Paris

-@58, fled to Zurich to escape the Nazi invasion

-died @ 59 after surgical complications from a surgery
-At 9, composed “Et Tu Healy.”

-received education @ Clongowes Wood College until the family’s financial state devolved (11)

-(16yrs old) studied Italian, English and French at University College Dublin.

-around 16, began writing (about the life of Dublin).

-also wrote some pieces of drama.
Literary Prowess

-reviewed books when in Ireland taking care of his mother.
(supplemented his income with singing and teaching)

-@ 22, awarded bronze medal at Feis Ceoil (an annual Irish music festival)

-@ 25, published Chamber Music, a volume of poems

-@32, created Dubliners, a collection of 15 short stories
(also began writing Ulysses at this time)

-@34, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

-@40, Ulysses was published. (was controversial because it was obscene… was banned in the U.S. for 12 years. present an unmitigated vision of lived reality.) Most famous book!
-Samuel Beckett, Sal Bellow, Albert Camus, William Faulkner, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Tony Morrison would take elements from Ulysses and put them into his work

-@57, Finnegan’s Wake (the sleeping life of those who lived in Dublin) was published. was his most challenging and complex work
Full transcript