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The Myth of Paternity: James Joyce and his father
March 8, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Bestselling author Colm Tóibín lectures on “The Myth of Paternity: James Joyce and his father” as part of the spring 2019 Fund for Irish Studies event series. Tóibín’s latest book, Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats, and Joyce, was published in 2018.
In the James Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ.
FREE and open to the public.
Colm Tóibín is the author of nine novels, including The Blackwater Lightship; The Master, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; Brooklyn, winner of the Costa Book Award; The Testament of Mary; and Nora Webster, as well as two story collections. He is the Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University. Three times shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Tóibín lives in Dublin and New York.