Anthony Burgess’ Lost Introduction to Joyce’s Dubliners Now Online

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Quick note: Writ­ten in 1986 as the intro­duc­tion to a Dol­men Press edi­tion of James Joyce’s Dublin­ers, but nev­er used, this essay by Antho­ny Burgess, author of A Clock­work Orange, was found among the papers he left behind. And it now appears in The Irish Times for the first time. You can read it online here. Copies of Joyce’s Dublin­ers can be found in our book col­lec­tions:

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Relat­ed Con­tent:

James Joyce Reads From Ulysses and Finnegans Wake In His Only Two Record­ings (1924/1929)

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James Joyce, With His Eye­sight Fail­ing, Draws a Sketch of Leopold Bloom (1926)


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