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James Joyce

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James Joyce

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (February 2, 1882 – January 13, 1941) was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, and poet.

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  • "Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in a sense, against actuality."[1]
Simple: Although poetry is fantastic, it is against artifice and actuality.


  1. "James Clarence Mangan" (1902) a lecture on Mangan delivered at the Literary and Historical Society, University College, Dublin (February 1, 1902) and printed in the college magazine St. Stephen's.

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