Presentation on theme: "1882 On 2 February 1882, James Joyce was born, Dublin. He was the eldest surviving son of John Stanislaus Joyce, rate collector, and Mary Jane Joyce (née."— Presentation transcript:
1882 On 2 February 1882, James Joyce was born, Dublin. He was the eldest surviving son of John Stanislaus Joyce, rate collector, and Mary Jane Joyce (née Murray). Oldest of fifteen born, oldest of ten to survive. 1884 moved from Brighton Square to 23 Castlewood Avenue, Rathmines. 1887 The Joyce family moved to Bray. 1888 sent to Clongowes Wood College (Jesuit) 1891 (Age 9) his first printed work, with the title of Et Tu, Healy. 1892 financial decline. A creditor seized the Joyce furniture and the Joyces left Blackrock for a dwelling in the city. 1893-98 Belvedere College, also a Jesuit school, from April 1893. 1894 family moved from Fitzgibbon Street to Drumcondra. 1896 Moves to North Richmond Street and then Windsor Avenue. 1900 Another move 1901 letter to Ibsen. 1902 increasingly involved in Irish Renaissance 1899-1902 Attends University College, Dublin; breaks with his Catholic background, choice to be a writer solidifies; begins publishing essays and reviews in Fortnightly Review 1902 leaves for Paris, publishes book reviews in Dublin papers. 1903 returns home for mother’s illness. Mary Jane Joyce died on 13 August. 1904 begins writing stories for Dubliners; meets Nora Barnacle, and shortly thereafter, perhaps on June 16 (the day he later choose as the date for Ulysses) fell in love with her; eventually moves with her (unmarried) to Italy where he teaches English 1905 Dubliners refused publication due to contentious material; Son born 1912 Continued trouble publishing Dubliners. Meets Pound 1914 Dubliners published. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man serialized in the Egoist. Begins Ulysses. 1916 A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man published in US 1917 18: relies upon patronage for support. Eye Trouble. 1918 Little Review (New York) begins to publish Ulysses in serial form, 1920 moves to Paris; Little Review on trial for censorship in NY, ensuingly banned 1922 Ulysses published On 2 February, Joyce’s birthday.