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100 Years Later, What Have We Learned From James Joyce's 'Dubliners'?

Twelve years ago, I inadvertently began a literary ritual that I’ve kept alive to this day. It was late in the first term of my freshman year of college, and I’d been assigned to lead a discussion on James Joyce’s “The Dead,” the devastating final story in his collection… 841 more words


Gretta Greene

“Gabriel’s warm trembling fingers tapped the cold pane of the window. How cool it must be outside! How pleasant it would be to walk out alone, first along by the river and then through the park! 390 more words

"James Joyce"

November evening with green tea and Dubliners

“When the short days of winter came, dusk fell before we had well eaten our dinners. When we met in the street the houses had grown sombre. 51 more words


Outcast from life's feast

“When he gained the crest of the Magazine Hill he halted and looked along the river towards Dublin, the lights of which burned redly and hospitably in the cold night. 357 more words

"James Joyce"


The Auld Triangle – Luke Kelly

I’ve heard this songs countless times throughout my life. I’ve never understood what it was about. It’s not that I listened to the lyrics and couldn’t decode them or understand what they mean.  66 more words

Song Of The Day

Araby's Fine Prose

Stories are destinations in themselves. At just a snap of cover, we can be transported across oceans of water, time, and cultures to other places, to other minds. 561 more words

Short Story

Who do you think you are?

The first two and half years that I lived in San Salvador, back in the early ‘90s, I didn’t work. I spent my time adapting, perfecting my Spanish, and learning from my mother-in-law how to cook, wash clothes, and take care of a house and family the Salvadoran Barrio way. 2,106 more words