James Joyce

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Joyce wearing an eye patch. He never actually lost an eye, but claimed the patch helped his failing eyesight.
Born February 2, 1882(1882-02-02)
Died January 13, 1941(1941-01-13) (aged 58)

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (1882 – 1941) was an Irish novelist and poet, considered to be one of the most influential writers in the modernist avant-garde of the early 20th century. He is best known for his novel Ulysses.


Books by Joyce
  • Dubliners, 1914.
  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, 1916.
  • Ulysses, 1918–.
  • Finnegans Wake, 1939.
On Joyce

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