James Joyce Biography

James Joyce, Novelist
Born asJames Augustine Aloysius Joyce
Occup.Novelist
FromIreland
BornFebruary 2, 1882
Dublin, Irland
DiedJanuary 13, 1941
Z├╝rich, Switzerland
Aged58 years
James Joyce was an Irish author as well as poet recognized for his groundbreaking jobs of modernist literary works. He was born on February 2, 1882, in Dublin, Ireland, to John Stanislaus Joyce and Mary Jane Murray. He was the oldest of ten kids.

Joyce attended Clongowes Wood College and later Belvedere College in Dublin. He took place to study at University College Dublin as well as finished in 1902 with a level in contemporary languages. During his time at university, Joyce came to be entailed with the Irish Literary Revival, a movement that looked for to promote Irish literary works and also society.

In 1904, Joyce met Nora Barnacle, a young woman from Galway, and they started a partnership. They transferred to Europe together, living in Trieste, Italy, as well as later on Zurich, Switzerland. They had two youngsters, Giorgio as well as Lucia.

Joyce's initial released job was a collection of rhymes called "Chamber Music", which was released in 1907. He is best recognized, nevertheless, for his stories, specifically "Ulysses" (1922) and "Finnegans Wake" (1939), which are considered to be amongst the most prominent as well as ingenious works of modernist literary works.

Joyce's writing was characterized by his use of stream of awareness story, facility linguistic structures, and expedition of the inner lives of his characters. His works were often questionable as well as faced censorship and legal difficulties.

Joyce's later years were marked by health issue as well as monetary troubles. He dealt with chronic eye problems and also went through several surgical treatments. He additionally battled to support his family members, as well as they resided in hardship for much of their lives.

Joyce passed away on January 13, 1941, in Zurich, Switzerland, at the age of 58. He is born in mind as one of the most influential writers of the 20th century, as well as his jobs remain to be commemorated as well as studied all over the world.

Our collection contains 33 quotes who is written / told by James.

Related authors: Gertrude Stein (Author), Friedrich Durrenmatt (Author), Colin Greenwood (Musician), Henrik Ibsen (Poet), Virginia Woolf (Author), Lawrence Taylor (Athlete)

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33 Famous quotes by James Joyce

Small: My mouth is full of decayed teeth and my soul of decayed ambitions
"My mouth is full of decayed teeth and my soul of decayed ambitions"
Small: There is no heresy or no philosophy which is so abhorrent to the church as a human being
"There is no heresy or no philosophy which is so abhorrent to the church as a human being"
Small: Shakespeare is the happy hunting ground of all minds that have lost their balance
"Shakespeare is the happy hunting ground of all minds that have lost their balance"
Small: No pen, no ink, no table, no room, no time, no quiet, no inclination
"No pen, no ink, no table, no room, no time, no quiet, no inclination"
Small: Nations have their ego, just like individuals
"Nations have their ego, just like individuals"
Small: My words in her mind: cold polished stones sinking through a quagmire
"My words in her mind: cold polished stones sinking through a quagmire"
Small: Satan, really, is the romantic youth of Jesus re-appearing for a moment
"Satan, really, is the romantic youth of Jesus re-appearing for a moment"
Small: Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in a sense,
"Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in a sense, against actuality"
Small: Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives. The
"Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives. The English reading public explains the reason why"
Small: Your battles inspired me - not the obvious material battles but those that were fought and won behind y
"Your battles inspired me - not the obvious material battles but those that were fought and won behind your forehead"
Small: Mistakes are the portals of discovery
"Mistakes are the portals of discovery"
Small: Men are governed by lines of intellect - women: by curves of emotion
"Men are governed by lines of intellect - women: by curves of emotion"
Small: Love between man and man is impossible because there must not be sexual intercourse and friendship betw
"Love between man and man is impossible because there must not be sexual intercourse and friendship between man and woman is impossible because there must be sexual intercourse"
Small: Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all art it is the part the schools cannot recognize
"Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all art; it is the part the schools cannot recognize"
Small: Ireland sober is Ireland stiff
"Ireland sober is Ireland stiff"
Small: Ireland is the old sow that eats her farrow
"Ireland is the old sow that eats her farrow"
Small: If Ireland is to become a new Ireland she must first become European
"If Ireland is to become a new Ireland she must first become European"
Small: Ive put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over
"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's the only way of insuring one's immortality"
Small: I think a child should be allowed to take his fathers or mothers name at will on coming of age. Paterni
"I think a child should be allowed to take his father's or mother's name at will on coming of age. Paternity is a legal fiction"
Small: I fear those big words which make us so unhappy
"I fear those big words which make us so unhappy"
Small: I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or s
"I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day"
Small: He found in the world without as actual what was in his world within as possible
"He found in the world without as actual what was in his world within as possible"
Small: Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover Am
"Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America"
Small: Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither disma
"Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age"
Small: And then I asked him with my eyes to ask again yes and then he asked me would I yes and his heart was g
"And then I asked him with my eyes to ask again yes and then he asked me would I yes and his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will yes"
Small: A nation is the same people living in the same place
"A nation is the same people living in the same place"
Small: A mans errors are his portals of discovery
"A man's errors are his portals of discovery"
Small: A man of genius makes no mistakes his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery
"A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery"
Small: A corpse is meat gone bad. Well and whats cheese? Corpse of milk
"A corpse is meat gone bad. Well and what's cheese? Corpse of milk"
Small: The men that is now is only all palaver and what they can get out of you
"The men that is now is only all palaver and what they can get out of you"
Small: The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works
"The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works"
Small: The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, in
"The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails"
Small: The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts
"The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts"