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, to Switzerland.  Ulysses, the great novel that changed the shape of modern literature forever, was written in part in Zrich (Zurich). Even more surprisingly, its author is buried in this Swiss city. I set off to find his grave, but at the end of my journey, I found much, much more.

The History

Joyce left Ireland in 1905 with Nora Barnacle (who eventually became his wife in 1931) never to return as a resident. He first moved to Switzerland to work at the Berlitz School, but there was no jo...

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