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Unformatted text preview: ENGL 121 4/16 James Joyce Born 1882, died 1941 just like Woolf Educated at Jesuit schools, Dublin College, good student Learned Norwegian to read Ibsen, wrote letter of admiration Knew Yeats personally, influenced by him Interested in language, knew a lot Became rebellious very early against Catholicism Went to live as a starving artist in Paris Got involved with lots of French literature, influenced by them Briefly returned to Dublin for mothers funeral Moved away with Nora Barnacle, his girlfriend that he married in 1931 Taught English in French, in 1915 moved to Switzerland during WWI Lived in Paris after until WWI, moved back to Switzerland, died First publication was Chamber Music, a collection of poems. Second was The Dubliners. Could not get the Dubliners published. When it was published, Ezra Pound loved it, reviewed it in the Egoist Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, published serially in the Egoist Got a grant from a literary fund and the government to help him escape poverty, didnt...
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