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date: 20 September 2020

Joyce, James (James Augustine Aloysius Joyce) 

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English
Author(s):
Jenny StringerJenny Stringer, John SutherlandJohn Sutherland

(1882–1941),Irish novelist, short-story writer, and poet, born in Dublin, educated, despite his father's declining fortunes, at Jesuit schools: Clongowes Wood College, Co. Kildare, and Belvedere College, Dublin where he, in turn, considered the priesthood and rejected the Roman Catholic faith. Attending University College, Dublin, to read modern languages, he wandered from the curriculum, developed an aesthetic based upon his interpretation of Aquinas, and chose to have no part with either Irish nationalism or the ... ...

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