With Dublin at Heart

Denise Chen - Jan 29, 2007
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More has been written about James Joyce than about Shakespeare. The eldest son of a spendthrift who brought his large family from prosperity to poverty without relinquishing his standards, Joyce was educated by the Jesuits at Clongowes Wood College, one of the finest private schools in the country, until the money ran out. He was then offered a free place at Belvedere College in the centre of Dublin to continue his secondary education. He entered University College in 1898, having lost his Catholic faith and determined to devote his life to his art...

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