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 for the rest of us. About Joyce, for instance, features a nippy biography of the great man. The Blog, frequently updated and always insightful, features commentary on some of Joyce’s most famous - and difficult - work. Also of interest is the site’s serializing of Robert Berry’s graphic novel adaptation of the 1922 edition of Ulysses, complete with a Reader’s Guide.
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