James Joyce - grit in the soul
James Joyce was born in Dublin in 1882 at a time when the Catholic church dominated society. He was sent first to a Jesuit school but had to leave after three years because his father could no longer afford the fees. He went to another Jesuit school in Dublin and then to University College there. He spent most of the rest of his life on continental Europe and rarely returned to Ireland. His writing was difficult to publish and he had a very tricky character but he became one of the most important writers of the twentieth century. The film covers his unusual life and background and is followed by an overview of his works. AM036DV11 JOYCE 2011 36'53
Joyce - grit in the soul
In his day – the early part of the 20th century - Joyce was a hated figure in Irish society. His books were banned and his outlook condemned. Today he is seen there as a literary giant and Joyce tours are the backbone of the Dublin tourist trail. He was born in Dublin in 1882 at a time when the C...