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John McCourt: Ulysses in Ireland in the 1920s & 1930s
April 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmFree
The James Joyce Centre are delighted that regular visitor John McCourt will be returning on Wednesday 25th April to discuss the reception of Joyce’s Ulysses in Ireland with our 2018 ‘Ulysses for All’ reading group. A small number of places have also been made open to the public, so come along for what is sure to be a fascinating talk!
John McCourt is Professor of English at the University of Macerata. He is a specialist in Joyce Studies and in nineteenth and twentieth century Irish literature. The co-founder of the Trieste Joyce School (1997), he is widely published and best known for James Joyce: A Passionate Exile (London: Orion Books, and New York: St Martin’s Press, 2000) and The Years of Bloom: Joyce in Trieste 1904-1920, (University of Wisconsin Press/Lilliput Press). The Years of Bloom was named as a Book of the Year in 2001 by the Times and the Irish Times and translated into several languages including Spanish, Hungarian, and Japanese. An extended Italian version, James Joyce Gli Anni di Bloom was published by Mondadori in 2004 and won the Comisso Price.
Lecture begins at 6:30pm sharp. Places are free but limited – book below or by calling us on 01 878 8547.