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James Joyce

JAMES JOYCE

Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice:
a revolt, in a sense, against actuality.

James Joyce
(1882-1941), Irish author. Lecturer
February 15, 1902, University College, Dublin;
repr. in Critical Writings, sct. 8, eds. Ellsworth Mason and Richard Ellmann (1959)
"James Clarence Mangan," (first published 1902)