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Getting Closer! The Film Version of Joyce's The Dead (John Huston's Masterpiece)

We’re closing in! For those of you following along, we’re only a few days away from the culmination of our Dubliners project. If you haven’t been reading the stories each day, don’t worry. 332 more words

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Christmas Is a Time to Read-Joyce: Clay

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THE matron had given her leave to go out as soon as the women’s tea was over and Maria looked forward to her evening out. 2,691 more words

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Christmas Is A Time to Read-Joyce: Counterparts

COUNTERPARTS

THE bell rang furiously and, when Miss Parker went to the tube, a furious voice called out in a piercing North of Ireland accent: 4,212 more words

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A James Joyce Christmas: A Little Cloud

A LITTLE CLOUD

EIGHT years before he had seen his friend off at the North Wall and wished him godspeed. Gallaher had got on. You could tell that at once by his travelled air, his well-cut tweed suit, and fearless accent. 5,057 more words

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Christmas Is A Time to Read-Joyce: The Boarding House

THE BOARDING HOUSE

MRS. MOONEY was a butcher’s daughter. She was a woman who was quite able to keep things to herself: a determined woman. She had married her father’s foreman and opened a butcher’s shop near Spring Gardens. 2,837 more words

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A Joycean Christmas: Two Gallants

TWO GALLANTS

THE grey warm evening of August had descended upon the city and a mild warm air, a memory of summer, circulated in the streets. 3,993 more words

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A Joycean Christmas: After the Race

AFTER THE RACE

THE cars came scudding in towards Dublin, running evenly like pellets in the groove of the Naas Road. At the crest of the hill at Inchicore sightseers had gathered in clumps to watch the cars careering homeward and through this channel of poverty and inaction the Continent sped its wealth and industry. 2,250 more words

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