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James Joyce

A quote, translated into French, from James Joyce’s Ulysses.
John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  influential Irish writer of such classics as Ulysses who is noted for his many innovations (such as stream of consciousness writing) (1882-1941)
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He is best known for his landmark novel Ulysses (1922) and its highly controversial successor Finnegan’s Wake (1939), as well as the short story collection Dubliners (1914) and the semi-autobiographical novel A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916).  (retrieved 6/08)
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  • A quote, translated into French, from James Joyce’s Ulysses.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • My original strategy was pathetically derivative, lacking logic and design and substituting for both an amorphous hunger to do for a small Southern city what James Joyce had done in his miraculous microcosm.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • "He was alone," as James Joyce wrote of Stephen Dedalus, his artist as a young man.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • DUBLINERS By James Joyce THE SISTERS THERE was no hope for him this time: it was the third stroke.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners

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  • Then he spoke of James Joyce.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  A Lesson Before Dying
  • For the full effect of dining together, consider James Joyce’s story "The Dead" (1914).
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • ULYSSES by James Joyce — I — Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on which a mirror and a razor lay crossed.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • They wouldn’t be after me to read books and write long papers on the twins in James Joyce.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce Chapter 1 Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road and this moocow that was coming down along the road met a nicens little boy named baby tuckoo….
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Where they dress for dinner but all of them have heard about James Joyce.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith

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  • I thought of the people I’d read about—John F. Kennedy, James Joyce, Humphrey Bogart—who went to boarding school, and their adventures—Kennedy, for example, loved pranks.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • For many-headed is this surrounding Hydra; one head cut off, two more appear—unless the right caustic is applied to the mutilated * Or, as James Joyce has phrased it: "equals of opposites, evolved by a one-same power of nature or of spirit, as the sole condition and means of irs himundher manifestation and polarised for reunion by the symphysis of their antipathies" (Joyce, Finnegans Wake, p.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • James Joyce, an Irish Catholic, uses biblical parallels with considerable frequency.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • As we now know, James Joyce envisioned every one of the eighteen episodes of the novel asa parallel to some incident or situation in The Odyssey.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • James Joyce?
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Let’s look at the easy ones—James Joyce, T. S. Eliot, and what we could call the "Intentionalists"—writers who attempt to control every facet of their creative output and who intend virtually every effect in their works.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • I was taking one of I hose honors programs that teach you to think independently, and except for a course in Tolstoy and Dostoevsky and a seminar in advanced poetry composition, I would spend my whole time writing on some obscure theme in the works of James Joyce.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • Not a very Irish name for a young man from Dublin, nor is it the first name he tried for young Stephen, but it’s the one James Joyce settled on for A Portrait of the Artist As ali9ung Man (1916).
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Coming back to "blindness," I distinctly remember the first time I read James Joyce’s little story "Araby."
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • AT THE BEGINNING of James Joyce’s wonderful story "The Sisters" (1914), the unnamed young narrator mentions that his old friend and mentor, a priest, is dying.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Franz Kafka, Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, Vladimir Nabokov, Angela Carter, and T. Coraghessan Boyle are only a few of those twentieth-century masters of the ironic stance.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Sometimes influence is direct and obvious, as when the twentieth-century American writer T. Coraghessan Boyle writes "The Overcoat II," a postmodern reworking of the nineteenth-century Russian writer Nikolai Gogol’s classic story "The Overcoat," or when William Trevor updates James Joyce’s "Two Gallants" with "Two More Gallants," or when John Gardner reworks the medieval Beowulf into his little postmodern masterpiece Grendel.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
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Associated words [difficulty]:   James Joyce [6] , Albert Camus [7] , Franz Kafka [8] , Jean-Paul Sartre [8] , W.B. Yeats [4] , Walter Scott [7] , Robert Burns [8] , Seamus Heaney [8]
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