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May 2019

Repatriating James Joyce – Anthony Jordan

May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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The James Joyce Centre is delighted to welcome Anthony Jordan for the May talk in the 2019 Spring/Summer Lecture Series. His talk will focus on the issues regarding the repatriation of Joyce's remains to Ireland upon his death in 1941. Nora Barnacle wanted her husband repatriated in 1941 after his sudden death in Zurich. After the repatriation of WB Yeats in 1948, she again hoped that he might be repatriated. But the Irish ‘politicians, scholars and priests’ would not have it.…

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