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Eyepatch fashion: James Joyce

Eyepatch fashion: James Joyce

James Joyce. Foto Man Ray 1922.

James Joyce by Man Ray (Paris, Press photo made for the release of Ulysses Gelatin Silver Print, Getty collection © Man Ray Trust ARS-ADAGP

James Joyce. Favorite book: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Also, Dubliners.

'The Dead' is the last – and most memorable – short story in James Joyce’s first book, Dubliners. Set during a New Year’s feast in the story focuses on Gabriel Conroy, a plump, bespectacled young man who is painfully aware of his own social ineptitude.

James Joyce Statue on O'Connell St. in Dublin

Statue of James Joyce, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, Eire Photographic Print

James Joyce's 'Ulysses' is one of the most challenging and rewarding novels ever written. Visit Biography.com to learn about Joyce's life and monumental work.

Here are some more fun ways to celebrate the anniversary of Leopold Bloom’s daylong Ulysses journey.

James Joyce

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce was an Irish novelist and poet, considered to be one of the most influential writers in the modernist avant-garde of the early century.

Gisèle Freund, James Joyce y Eugene Jolas , París, 1938-nd

Gisèle Freund, James Joyce and Eugene Jolas, Paris, 1938 -nd [this one for booksandsorrows… “always looking for James Joyce’s traces”] from: “Gisèle Freund - Portrait”, Entretiens avec Rauda Jamis.

Nora Barnacle (1884-1951) Fluntern Cemetery, Zurich

Joyce Family Paris Clockwise from top left - James Joyce, Giorgio Joyce, Nora Barnacle, Lucia Joyce.