James-Joyce

James Joyce

02 Feb 2021  Tue

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce was an Irish novelist, short story writer, poet, teacher, and literary critic. He was one of the most influential and innovative writers of the 20th Century. His most famous work is Dubliners (1914) and the novels A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916), Ulysses (1922), and Finnegans Wake (1939). His collections of poetry include Chamber Music (1907) and Pomes Penyeach (1927).

James Joyce was born on 2nd February 1882, in a middle-class family. As a student, he was very brilliant. He completed his higher studies from University College Dublin.

The commemorative stamp was issued by Ireland in the year 1941 to honour him and his work.

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