James Joyce

1882 - 1941

James Joyce was classically educated – his novel  “Ulysses” parallels episodes from Homer’s Odyssey with the daily life of Dublin in 1906. That is only one of many levels at which his creativity operates in that incredible novel. Joyce was also a major poet.  The character based on Joyce himself in his books is surnamed Dedalus, after the mythical master artist and maker of labyrinths: Joyce was both.

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