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Joyce, James, 1882-1941 -- Exhibitions

View Resource From Dublin to Ithaca: Cornell's James Joyce Collection

Though the mention of Ithaca, New York, may not immediately make one think of that giant of 20th century literature, James Joyce, there is a compelling connection between that city's fine Cornell University and this legend of letters. The Joyce Collection came to Cornell via the generosity of one of its alumni, William G. Mennen, who had the foresight to purchase dozens of Joyce's manuscripts and...
View Resource James Joyce Centre

William Faulkner, surely one of America’s greatest novelists, once called James Joyce “a genius who was electrocuted by the divine fire.” Anyone who has wrestled with Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses or, heaven help you, Finnegan’s Wake, would be hard pressed to disagree. Though a number of the resources listed on this site from the James Joyce Centre are local to Dublin, there are neat little tidbits...