Modern World: Ten Great Writers - James Joyce (1988)

Genres - Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Literary Studies  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This video is part of a ten-part series that profiles the lives of important modern literary figures. This program features Irish author James Joyce. Joyce was born on February 2, 1892, and lived through the tumultuous days of the Irish struggle for independence. The Easter Uprising of 1916 and his Catholic education were formative experiences that are featured in his works. These works include Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Ulysses, and Finnegan's Wake.

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literature, writer, literary-criticism, career-retrospective, Ireland, writing