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This section includes a complete list of Joyce's works, as well as locations of special collections that house Joyce materials.




Chamber Music (1907)
(Columbia Uni Press, 1954; Cape, 1971)

Verse collection

Dubliners (1914)
(Viking, 1968; Cape, 1967)

"All the seas of the world tumbled about her heart. He was drawing her into them: he would drown her." 'Eveline'

"My intention was to write a chapter of the moral history of my country and I chose Dublin for the scene because that city seemed to be the centre of paralysis. I have tried to present it to the indifferent public under its four aspects: childhood, adolescence, maturity, and public life. The stories are arranged in this order. I have written in for the most part in a style of scrupulous meanness. . . ."

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916)
(Viking, 1964; Cape, 1964; Viking, 1968 revised edition)

"Welcome, O life! I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race."

"I will not serve that in which I no longer believe whether it call itself home, my fatherland or my church: and I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defense the only arms I allow myself to use, silence, exile, and cunning."

Exiles (1918)
(Viking, 1951; Cape, 1952)

Joyce's only play

Ulysses (1922)
(Random House, 1986; Bodley Head, 1986; Penguin, 1986)

"O Jamesy let me up out of this" Molly Bloom

"It is an epic of two races (Israelite-Irish) and at the same time the cycle of the human body as well as a little story of a day (life). It is also an encyclopedia. Each adventure (that is, every hour, every organ, every art being interconnected and interrelated in the structural scheme of the whole) should not only condition but even create its own technique. Each adventure is so to say one person although it is composed of persons -- as Aquinas relates of the angelic hosts."

"I want to give a picture of Dublin so complete that if the city suddenly disappeared from the earth it could be reconstructed out of my book."


Pomes Penyeach (1927)
(Faber, 1933, 1966 reprint)

Verse collection

Finnegans Wake (1939)
(Viking, 1939; Faber, 1939)

"Tis as human a little story as paper could well carry."

So how do you tell the story of a dream?
"The say it's obscure. They compare it to Ulysses. But the action of Ulysses was chiefly in the daytime. The action of my new work takes place at night. It's natural things should not be so clear at night, isn't it now?"


Stephen Hero (published posthumously, 1944)
(New Directions, 1963; Cape, 1969; Triad/Panther, 1977)

Precursor to Portrait

Giacomo Joyce (published posthumously, 1968)
(Viking, 1968; Faber, 1968)

Selected Special Collections



National Library of Ireland; Dublin, Ireland - first editions, papers
Poetry-Rare Books Collection, State University of New York at Buffalo; Buffalo, New York - Sylvia Beach papers
Cornell University Special Collections; Ithaca, New York
Yale Special Collections; New Haven, Connecticut
British Museum; London, England – Ulysses' notesheets, among other materials
British Library; London, England - The Harriet Shaw Weaver collection



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31 July 2001. This Joyce site was created by Laura Leone, for the fulfillment of the final assignment in
Literature of the Humanities, LS 413, Simmons College GSLIS.