James Joyce
#15 Overall Influence

James Joyce

Irish novelist and poet

About

Why is this person notable and influential?

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce was an Irish novelist, short story writer, poet, teacher, and literary critic. He contributed to the modernist avant-garde and is regarded as one of the most influential and important authors of the 20th century. Joyce is best known for Ulysses , a landmark work in which the episodes of Homer’s Odyssey are paralleled in a variety of literary styles, most famously stream of consciousness. Other well-known works are the short-story collection Dubliners , and the novels A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Finnegans Wake . His other writings include three books of poetry, a play, his published letters and occasional journalism.
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Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?
  • The Cat and the Devil
  • The Annotated "Ulysses"
  • Chamber Music
  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • A Painful Case
  • Counterparts
  • Finn's Hotel
  • An Encounter
  • A Mother
  • Clay (short story)
  • Grace (short story)
  • The Dead
  • Dubliners
  • The Sisters
  • Finnegans Wake
  • A Little Cloud
  • After the Race (short story)
  • Stephen Hero
  • Pomes Penyeach
  • Ulysses
  • Two Gallants
  • Giacomo Joyce
  • Ivy Day in the Committee Room
  • Exiles
  • Eveline
  • Araby
  • The Cats of Copenhagen

Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#2 World Rank
Literature
#51 World Rank
Communications