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James Joyce

Zurich James Joyce Foundation
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Joyce in Zurich, in 1915

Full name: James Augustine Aloysius Joyce

Born: Dublin, Ireland, 2 February 1888

Died: Zurich, Switzerland, 13 January 1941


Ground-breaking modernist author, e.g. of Dubliners (1914), Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916), Ulysses (1922), and Finnegans Wake (1939). Lived in Zurich 1915 to 1919 and 1940 until his death in 1941.

Zurich Sights

Zurich James Joyce Foundation

Zurich James Joyce Foundation

Joyce at Platzspitz

Platzspitz: site of 1938 photographs

Joyce's Grave in Fluntern Cemetery

Joyce's grave in Fluntern Cemetery

Zurich Texts



Short Story

  • Jane Mullen, "The One with the Heart"


  • Will Self, "Leberknödel"


  • Richard Beard, Dry Bones
  • Frank McGuinness, The Woodcutter and His Family
  • Nuala O'Connor, Nora


  • Mairead Byrne, Joyce: A Clew

Weiterführende Informationen

Zurich in Anglophone Literatures

Zurich in Anglophone Literatures

Project Editor

Martin Mühlheim

UZH English Department, Plattenstrasse 47, CH-8032 Zürich, Switzerland