James Joyce Quotes

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"John Joyce was one of the most gifted reprobates in Ireland, and genius was part of his multifarious spawn." (p. 22)

"The sense of home life as a continual crisis, averted from disaster by pawn-broker, obliging friend, or sudden job, became fixed in James Joyce's mind." (p. 41)

"Before Ibsen's letter Joyce was an Irishman; after it he was a European." (p. 75)

"How the human spirit might subsist while engaged in its affirmations was his next problem." (p. 97)

"Paris was Dublin's antithesis." (p. 111)

"To his Aunt Josephine Murray he confided, 'I want to be famous while I am alive.'" (p. 142)

"It was this beginning [with Nora] that gave June 16 its talismanic importance for Joyce. The experience of love was almost new to him in fact, though he had often considered it in imagination." (p. 155)

"Trieste resembled Dublin, too, in its Irredentist movement; the similarity here was so striking that...

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