James Joyce by Longford

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Quiz Description

All things Joyce, his life and works.

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Questions:

What day is Bloomsday? People celebrate the day that Leopold Bloom spent in Ulysses in 1904.

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June 16

Dylan Thomas wrote a collection of short stories with a title that is a tribute to Joyce. What was the title of Thomas's work?

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Portrait of an artist as a young dog

Though famously born in Dublin, Joyce spent most of his adult life abroad. In what city did he die?

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Zurich

Ulysses was published in 1922, the same year as collection of poems. Both are considered important modernist works. What was the name of this collection and who was the author?

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T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land

While Leopold Bloom was Irish, his father was from another country. What country was he from?

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Hungary

Joyce was concerned about the mental health of his daughter Lucia. Lucia was analyzed by a famous psychiatrist. Who was this person?

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Carl Jung

What university did Joyce attend?

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University College Dublin

While in university, Joyce wrote a glowing review of a play, "When We Dead Awaken." The review reached the playwright, who send Joyce a thank you letter. Who was the playwright?

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Henrik Ibsen

What is the name of James Joyce's literary alter ego, appearing in his first novel and as an important character in Ulysses?

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Stephen Dedalus

After he left Dublin, he lived in several cities. While he was writing, he supported himself doing what job?

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Teacher (teaching english)

Due to his failing eyesight, Joyce needed assistance to help him write in his later years. What famous Irish author assisted him by doing research for the book Finnegans Wake?

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Samuel Beckett

Before Ireland switched to the Euro, James Joyce was depicted on a banknote from 1992-2002. What denomination was Joyce on?

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10 pounds