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James Joyce: The Complete Works

Welcome to the Joyceworks! This section is the heart of the Brazen Head. Here you will find information about James Joyce’s complete works, descriptions of his evolving style, and advice for “first-time readers” for each major book. The works are listed in chronological order, with the first published edition depicted above the most common U.S. edition. Clicking a cover image takes you to Amazon.


Joyce Works

Dubliners — (1914) Joyce’s collection of short stories.

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man — (1916) His first novel, a story of youthful rebellion featuring Stephen Dedalus.

Ulysses — (1922) Joyce’s masterpiece, Ulysses takes place on a single day: June 16, 1904. It’s widely considered to be the greatest novel of the twentieth century.

Finnegans Wake — (1939) Seventeen years in the making, Joyce’s final novel is an adventure in language itself.

Poetry — (1904–1932) Joyce’s poetry and satire, including “The Holy Office,” Chamber Music, “Gas from a Burner,” Pomes Penyeach, and “Ecce Puer.”

Other Works — Lesser-known works and early drafts, including Stephen Hero, Giacomo Joyce, and Joyce’s only play, Exiles. [Coming Soon]


Author: Allen B. Ruch
Last Modified: 1 June 2022
Main Joyce Page: The Brazen Head
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