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Transcript of James Joyce
"James Joyce - Biography." The European Graduate School. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Feb. 2015.
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.
-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
-@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.
-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