IN A QUIET CORNER OF ITALY …TRIESTE

Destination:  Trieste, Italy and Rovinj, Croatia Dates: September 25–October 4, 2015 (9 nights) For more information on this trip please contact Literary […]

Shakespeare & Company: The Story is on the Shelves

By Jack Callahan The windows are dusty in the corners of the grilles, the glass has rippled at the bottoms […]

James Joyce and the Golden Gate of Pula

By Sara Whitestone I stood in Portorata Square in Pula, Croatia, the late afternoon sun shining through the Arc of […]

A ‘Moral Pub’ Crawl Through James Joyce’s Dublin

by Mike Karnes The sun casts shadows on the marble bar, its sheen worn dull by 120 years of greasy […]

Finding James Joyce – A visit to James Joyce’s Grave

by Jennifer Eisenlau If you love the works of James Joyce, then you must go, as odd as it sounds, […]

James Joyce A Portrait of The Artist in Trieste

Trieste, Italy, is on the uneasy border where northern Italy flares out to touch Yugoslavia, with Austria hanging just above it like a storm cloud. It was James Joyce’s favorite city. I went there in 1983 to see what 500 years of Hapsburg rule (until 1918) on top of Italian rule had produced. Unexpectedly, it proved to be more interesting as Joyce’s city.