James Joyce - Part II: Pola, Rome, Trieste Summary & Analysis

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Part II: Pola, Rome, Trieste Summary and Analysis

In Paris in 1904 and 1905, Joyce and Nora have no money, but a doctor acquaintance helps them out. Through another acquaintance, Miss Gilfrod, in London, Joyce searchs for vacancies at Berlitz schools throughout Europe and is assured one is waiting for him in Trieste. However, when he arrives, the school has never heard of him and has no position. He is able to take on a couple of pupils but still has no money. Later, he is offered a position at a new school in Pola, in the former Yugoslavia. A man named Francini is the boss there and helps Joyce get settled. Nora, however, had trouble adapting to the new culture and soon becomes pregnant. Joyce writes many letters to his brothers and invites Stanislaus to come join them. Unfortunately, all resident aliens...

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