American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Joyce, James 1882-1941. Irish writer whose literary innovations have had a profound influence on modern fiction. His works include Ulysses (1922) and Finnegans Wake (1939).
- n. An English and Irish patronymic surname.
- n. A female given name, associated by folk etymology with joy and rejoice.
- n. influential Irish writer noted for his many innovations (such as stream of consciousness writing) (1882-1941)
- Medieval English given name from Old French Josse, name of a seventh century saint Latinized as Jodocus, from Breton Iodoc, diminutive of iudh ("lord"). (Wiktionary)
“The other reason is that it’s a slim novel – I’d have liked to try a James Joyce novel, and I have a copy of Ulysses… but it’s huge I also own Anthony Burgess’ Here Comes Everybody, his study of, although there’s little point in reading about, unless I’ve read Joyce, Joyce, Joyce*.”
“Joyce is a deep-in-the-bones Democrat who has been walking these neighborhoods and tapping signs into these lawns during campaign seasons for more than 18 years.”
“Honestly, I'm still kind of wishy-washy," Everett confides once Joyce is out of earshot.”
“We see the same thing in Joyce's Ulysses, where Stephen Dedalus similarly suffers from modern meaninglessness.”
“Joyce is also a popular employment expert and online contributor.”
“Postmodern comedy has taken the anarchic comedy implicit in Joyce and made it explicit.”
“In Woolf .. in Joyce (post Dubliners/Artist as a) ... there is no filler.”
““The article, based on a lengthy interview with Kidd, but also on discussions with other figures in Joyce and general editorial scholarship, contained the essentials of the row which was then inevitable.””
“Joyce is a good outfielder with a strong arm and decent power.”
“Joyce is never more than a phonemanon, anonymous, Babelized (258).”
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