Stanislaus Joyce

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Birthday
4, 1849
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Dec 29, 1931 (82)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
4, 1849
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Dec 29, 1931 (82)

About

The brother of author James Joyce, he inspired several of his famous sibling's literary characters. He published his memoir, Recollections of James Joyce, in 1950.

Before Fame

He was a local politician who inherited land near Cork, Ireland, from his father. He later taught English at the University of Trieste.

Trivia

He frequently rescued his brilliant but bohemian brother from financial disaster.

Family Life

He was the inspiration for James Joyce's famous character, Simon Dedalus (from A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man).

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James Joyce also based Humphrey Chimpden Earwicker, in Finnegans Wake, on Stanislaus Joyce.

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