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James Joyce

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Though their life was modest, they believed in eating well.

— James Joyce


[...] a darkness shining in brightness which brightness could not comprehend.

— James Joyce

#to-think-about #inspirational

A way a lone a last a loved a long the riverrun, past Eve and Adam's, from swerve of shore to bend of bay, brings us by a commodius vicus of recirculation back to Howth Castle and Environs.

— James Joyce


Lord, heap miseries upon us yet entwine our arts with laughters low.

— James Joyce

#hoyce #humor #wake #art

(...) You cruel creature, little mite of a thing with a heart the size of a fullstop.

— James Joyce

#joyce #ulysses #humor

Interpretations of interpretations interpreted.

— James Joyce

#communication #knowledge #communication

The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works.

— James Joyce

#devote #his #i #life #make

We were always loyal to lost causes...Success for us is the death of the intellect and of the imagination. ~ Professor MacHugh

— James Joyce


‎I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that is the only way of insuring one's immortality.

— James Joyce

#writing #business

To discover the mode of life or of art whereby my spirit could express itself in unfettered freedom.

— James Joyce

#life #unfettered #art

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It was also here where Ezra Pound brought him to the attention of English feminist and publiJames Joycer Harriet Shaw Weaver who would become Joyce's patron providing him thousands of pounds over the next 25 years and relieving him of the burden of teaching in order to focus on his writing. During this era Joyce's eyes began to give him more and more problems. Nevertheless after four years he was restless and after the war he returned to Trieste as he had originally planned.

Joyce was born to a middle class family in Dublin where he excelled as a student at the Jesuit schools Clongowes and Belvedere then at University College Dublin. Other major works are the short-story collection Dubliners (1914) and the novels A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916) and Finnegans Wake (1939). ".

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