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Joyce(jois), James Augustine Aloysius 1882-1941.
Irish writer whose literary innovations have had a profound influence on modern fiction. His works include Ulysses (1922) and Finnegans Wake (1939).
Joyc′e·an (joi′sē-ən) adj.
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1. (Biography) James (Augustine Aloysius). 1882–1941, Irish novelist and short-story writer. He profoundly influenced the development of the modern novel by his use of complex narrative techniques, esp stream of consciousness and parody, and of compound and coined words. His works include the novels Ulysses (1922) and Finnegans Wake (1939) and the short stories Dubliners (1914)
2. (Biography) William, known as Lord Haw-Haw. 1906–46, British broadcaster of Nazi propaganda to Britain, who was executed for treason
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James (Augustine Aloysius), 1882–1941, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
Joyc′e•an, adj., n.
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