James Joyce and the Eastern Orthodox Church

@article{Schork1999JamesJA,
  title={James Joyce and the Eastern Orthodox Church},
  author={R. Schork},
  journal={Journal of Modern Greek Studies},
  year={1999},
  volume={17},
  pages={107 - 124}
}
  • R. Schork
  • Published 1 May 1999
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Modern Greek Studies
James Joyce's appreciation of the music and ritual of Holy Week embraced services at Eastern Orthodox churches. In Zürich during the First World War he learned the rudiments of Modern Greek from two comrades, both of them exiles from the Hellenic diaspora. His basic language skills joined forces with his far-ranging imagination and cosmic cultural curiosity--abetted by the Encyclopaedia Britannica--to include occasional and invariably irreverent Orthodox allusions in his fiction, especially… 
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