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
James Joyce James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (Dublín , 2 de febrero de 1882 – Zúrich , 13 de enero de 1941) fue un escritor irlandés , reconocido mundialmente como uno de los ... 09/20/2014 - 11:06 pm | 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. 09/20/2014 - 7:24 pm | View Website
Joyce Gordon Joyce Gordon, Actress: Police Academy. Joyce Gordon was an actress, known for Police Academy (1984), The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (1989) and Billy Madison (1995). 09/20/2014 - 11:03 am | View Website
Stephen James Joyce Stephen James Joyce (born 15 February 1932) is the grandson of James Joyce and the controversial executor of Joyce's estate. He was born in France, the son of James ... 09/20/2014 - 5:19 am | View Website
James Joyce: A Biography by Gordon Bowker Declan Kiberd salutes Gordon Bowker's fine, unfussy biography of James Joyce 09/20/2014 - 12:11 am | View Website
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Alan Ayckbourn's 1984 comedy Intimate Exchanges, about a couple's troubled marriage, has one beginning scene and a number of possible endings. Where the two actors go is determined by the audience. The intrepid 1812 Productions presents the work, with Jen
Nearly half a century ago, the Rosenbach Museum and Library began building a relationship with the young author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, who very quickly started using the townhouse museum on Delancey Place as a repository for his original drawings, manuscripts, proofs, and rare editions.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. we remember today, the King for whom we name our streets and boulevards, has little resemblance to the real King - the King whose message of universal justice remains as radical and unsettling today as it was half a century ago.
For a rare-book aficionado interested in seeing the tiny handmade dummy books Maurice Sendak fashioned to try out ideas, or for a casual fan curious about the Sendak inside jokes that appeared in early versions of well-known books before disappearing on the way to the publisher, the best place to go for decades has been 2008 Delancey Place in Philadelphia.
A 50-year-old man walks into the emergency room at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, N. Y., with shortness of breath. Once admitted, 17 specialists examine him, and he undergoes 12 procedures. The hospital stay, coupled with the specialists consulted and procedures performed, racks up a bill of $200,000.