James Joyce Setting & Symbolism

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Dublin

The city around which most of Joyce's young life centers. He lives in and around Dublin until his move to Paris.

Ireland

Joyce's native country, with which he has a conflicted, love/hate relationship.

Paris

The city where Joyce moves to pursue his medical studies and later to expand his literary career.

Trieste

The city Joyce first travels to searching for a job teaching for Berlitz; later, he receives a teaching position here.

Pola

A city in the former Yugoslavia where Joyce has his first job teaching English.

Marseille

A city in France where Joyce briefly considers moving.

Zurich

The city that Joyce and Nora pass through during their first European trip and later move to; both Joyce and his wife die here.

Exiles

A play written by Joyce.

Chamber Music

A collection of poems by Joyce.

Stephen Hero

An early version of Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

An autobiographical novel by Joyce.

Ulysses

A novel by Joyce, a modern retelling of the Ulysses myth.

Finnegan's Wake

Joyce's last novel.

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