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James Joyce Had Syphilis, New Study Claims

Posted at 7:35AM Wednesday 04 Jun 2014

James Joyce, who wrote of his worsening vision in 1931 that "I deserve all this on account of my many iniquities", was trying to confess that he was suffering from syphilis, according to new evidence uncovered by a Harvard scholar, which could upset current perspectives on the author's life and fiction.

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