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July 2014 Issue [Annotation]

A Portrait of the Artist as a Syphilitic

Revisiting James Joyce’s medical record

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A Portrait of the Artist as a Syphilitic, by Kevin Birmingham










Please see also Kevin Birmingham’s essay, “On Joyce and Syphilis,” for

’s The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce’s “Ulysses” was published last month by Penguin Press.

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