Book review: A vivid portrait of the artist in ‘James Joyce: A New Biography’ I know not if it was “Ulysses” or “Finnegans Wake” or some other crisis of faith that drove Francis Phelan from the priesthood, but I suspect somewhere James Joyce is smiling. Of course it wasn’t easy for Joyce, either. Gordon Bowker’s “James ... 01/24/2014 - 8:15 pm | View Link
‘James Joyce,’ a Biography by Gordon Bowker Nora Barnacle, the woman with whom he would share his life, worked in the hotel. On June 10, 1904, Joyce, age 22, saw her on the street and spoke to her. She was 20 years old. They made a date for four days later, and when she failed to appear, they ... 08/17/2012 - 3:43 am | View Link
James Joyce: A New Biography Gordon Bowker, in James Joyce: A New Biography, refers endlessly to the writer as “Dublin’s Dante,” though it’s for human rather than divine comedy that Joyce’s writing is beloved. In the author’s depiction (in "Ulysses" above all, the book ... 07/18/2012 - 7:49 am | View Link
'James Joyce: A New Biography' by Gordon Bowker: An excerpt So you're an admirer of James Joyce's "Ulysses"? Well, thank Trieste for that book. Why? Gordon Bowker's "James Joyce: A New Biography" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 608 pp., $35) shows readers how living in that seaport city in northeastern Italy helped ... 07/14/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
‘James Joyce: A New Biography’ by Gordon Bowker James Joyce is a monumental figure in 20th century literature. The Irish writer’s work is boldly unconventional, demanding, technically dazzling, widely admired for its groundbreaking and arduous exploration of human consciousness. It was at first ... 06/24/2012 - 11:24 pm | View Link
Biographical Memoirs Home Published since 1877, Biographical Memoirs provide the life histories and selected bibliographies of deceased National Academy of Sciences members. 09/30/2014 - 10:08 am | View Website
A Review of James Joyce's Novel 'Ulysses' Ulysses by James Joyce holds a very special place in the history of English literature. It's considered to be one of the greatest masterpieces of modernist literature. 09/30/2014 - 3:06 am | View Website
James Joyce Choose another writer in this calendar: by name: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z. by birthday from the calendar. Credits and feedback. TimeSearch 09/30/2014 - 12:14 am | View Website
Encyclopedia of World Biography Encyclopedia of World Biography: A-An, An-Ba, Ba-Be, Be-Br, Br-Ca, Ca-Ch, Ch-Co, Co-Da, De-Du, Du-Fi, Fi-Gi, Gi-He, He-Ho, Ho-Jo, Jo-Ki, Ki-Lo, Lo-Ma, Ma-Mo, Mo-Ni ... 09/29/2014 - 6:59 pm | View Website
James Joyce James Joyce. Biography of James Joyce and a searchable collection of works. 09/29/2014 - 3:03 pm | View Website
Quick: Who won this year’s Chautauqua Prize? How about the George Washington Prize or the Bellwether Prize? Can you name a single Spur, Lammy or RITA winner? I didn’t think so. Britain’s Man Booker judges considered Americans this year for the first time, but neither of the two U. S.
Little is for certain in these unnerving short story collections by three of the most gifted writers in contemporary literature. Longtime marriages come undone, friendships fray, eyes and ears report impossible things. Hilary Mantel follows a dead father riding a train; Margaret Atwood sends a squadron of tiny people climbing up a nightstand; and Joyce Carol Oates hears children’s cries coming from a house that burned down long ago.