Apartment: 34 Rue des Vignes

The Joyce family moved into 34 Rue des Vignes in Passy in the 16th arrondissement on 15 April 1939, a month after the German occupation of Czechoslovakia on 15 March. It was to be Joyce’s last apartment residence in Paris. It was a small apartment, but it had far more natural light than Ludmilla’s 1920Continue reading “Apartment: 34 Rue des Vignes”

Apartment: 42 Rue Galilée

At the end of November 1932, James Joyce paid a one-month deposit on a flat at 42 Rue Galilée in the 16th arrondissement, not in Passy, but in the impressive Champs-Élysées quarter abutting the 8th arrondissement, and only twenty minutes, by foot, to the Eiffel Tower. The apartment was close to the Arc de Triomphe and theContinue reading “Apartment: 42 Rue Galilée”

Apartment: 2 Avenue Saint-Philibert

After living in the 7th arrondissement, Joyce was disappointed at having to move to Passy, near the location of Ludmilla Bloch-Savitsky’s apartment. The Irish author Mary Colum said that it was not the cheeriest home. Joyce moved into 2 Avenue Saint-Philibert in the 16th arrondissement at the end of October 1931. The apartment was tooContinue reading “Apartment: 2 Avenue Saint-Philibert”

Apartment: 5 Rue de l’Assomption

After a week in a small hotel at 9 Rue de l’Université, poet Ezra Pound arranged for the Joyce family to stay in a room at Ludmilla Bloch-Savitsky’s apartment in Passy. The Joyce family moved into Ludmilla’s rent-free apartment at 5 Rue de l’Assomption in Passy, west of Paris, in the 16th arrondissement. They movedContinue reading “Apartment: 5 Rue de l’Assomption”