James Joyce

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce was born in Dublin in 1882. One of the most influential writers of the 20th Century, Joyce's life was punctuated by poverty, critical controversy and self-imposed exile. Joyce was one of the pioneering figures of modernism and counted W.B. Yeats and Ezra Pound amongst his earliest supporters. Before his death in 1941, Joyce had published "Ulysses, Finnegan's Wake, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" and "Dubliners;" works that today are recognized as amongst...See more