The Joyce Centre has learned with regret of the death of Stephen Joyce, grandson and last direct descendant of James Joyce. He was a doughty defender of his grandfather’s legacy and even though many of those subjected to the estate’s strictures in relation to permissions and fees actively resented them, Stephen was acting, as he […]

Book Launch The Necessary Fiction: Life with James Joyce’s “Ulysses” by Michael Groden

On Thursday 28th November attendees, Joyce fans, friends and family joined us for a glass of wine and a stimulating discussion of The Necessary Fiction: Life with James Joyce’s “Ulysses” with author Michael Groden and James Joyce Centre Research Scholar Terence Killeen. The James Joyce Centre celebrated the publication of an unusual exercise in “biblio-memoir” or “autobloomography” that answers the question of how one […]