The Motherless Child | John Banville | The New York Review of Books

James Joyce was a tireless promoter of his own work and reputation. The silence that was one of the three principles of his stated artistic game plan—the
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@lgt41 💥⛄️💥 « Toward the end of his (Joyce’s) life, when his daughter Lucia was tumbling headlong into madness, he blamed himself, her “cold mad feary father,” for bequeathing to her the brilliance of mind which in him was genius, in her, dementia. » 💥⛄️💥