James Joyce DVD
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- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: A&E Home Video
- DVD Release Date: October 12, 2004
His life was cut short by illness but the controversial author left a legacy of some of the greatest work ever written which is now celebrated the world over.
- A sweeping look at Joyce's life and works.
- See why fame drove Joyce from his beloved homeland.
- Filled with intimate excerpts from his personal correspondence.
With novels like A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Ulysses, he made a monumental contribution to English literature. But he never really had the opportunity--or perhaps even the inclination--to enjoy his success.
James Joyce is universally regarded as one of the most influential authors of all time, and his works are in the cornerstone of the canon of Western literature. But his life was marked by uncertainty, unhappiness and scandal. From the loss of his parents' fortune to the controversy that erupted following the release of Ulysses, BIOGRAPHY® tracks Joyce's life and career through excerpts from his works, commentary from leading scholars, and rare photos capturing the enigmatic author at every stage of his remarkable journey.