James Joyce’s Steamy Love Letters Are Better Than ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

James Joyce’s Steamy Love Letters Are Better Than ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

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Irish writer James Joyce may best be remembered as a literary icon whose written work, Ulysses, cemented his image as a wise and intelligent mind hiding behind a soft and innocent-looking face.   Don’t be fooled, however. Yes, he is in fact intelligent, but he’s certainty not soft (in more ways than one). Behind those puppy dog eyes, thick mustache, and posh bowtie happens to be a dirty old man. Seriously dirty, dirty man.   The same passion and experimental attitude this linguistic mastermind brought to his stories and poetry he also translated to other avenues of his personal life. For those unfamiliar with …

Notable Irish Authors to Celebrate

Notable Irish Authors to Celebrate

Although their classic works won’t be forgotten, we wanted to specifically honor Irish authors for their extraordinary contributions to literature in history. From Oscar Wilde and his examination of vanity in The Picture of Dorian Grey to James Joyce’s classic journey in Ulysses, see our list below of selected authors and book recommendations to add to your reading list. Did we miss someone? Add the Irish author you want to celebrate in the comments.  James Joyce Courtesy of Burning Brigid  Notable Work: Ulysses (1922)  James Joyce wasn’t just a novelist, but also wrote short stories and poetry. Joyce was influenced …