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His writing is not about something; it is that something itself. -- Samuel Beckett Its deep power abides in the inextricability of Joyces masterly control of language and the breadth of his vision. -- Eimear McBride
Born in Dublin, James Joyce (18821941) spent most of his life abroad, living in Trieste, Paris and Zurich. His writings, however, mainly centre on Dublin most famously Ulysses, Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. He pioneered and perfected avant-garde prose techniques that saw him rise to the rank of one of Europes foremost Modernists.