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Something for the Weekend - No 107

A great song by a great singer

Don’t forget, if you want to listen again to previous weekend songs, go to the ‘category filter’ on the side bar and select ‘something for weekend’ from the drop down list… 17 more words


The Dead

 Who and what are “the dead” in James Joyce’s final short story of Dubliners? It is an ominous title for a story which seems to have a much more optimistic tone than the previous stories. 461 more words

Digital Humanities

Joyce, A.S.C.

Although James Joyce’s sensory-detail heavy writing style remains consistent throughout his famed collection of short stories entitled Dubliners,  one specific tale takes this style above and beyond.  354 more words

98 years

Rowan Gillespie, Proclamation
Proclamation (lifted from the Wikipedia)

The original model for Proclamation was called Imagine and according to Gillespie’s biographer: “it alluded not only to the John Lennon peace anthem, but also to the dreams for a utopian society in Ireland espoused by Rowan’s grandfather, James Creed Meredith (1874-1942)”. 604 more words

Strange Beauty

60 minutes and counting.

Time, as you may occasionally hear those fluent in legalese observe, is of the essence*.

Which is not to say that I am setting a deadline by which this post must be read; there is no special offer with a closing date. 467 more words

Friday Fiction Workshop: James Joyce, Part 2

Welcome back to my Friday Fiction Workshop!  This was not a totally productive week for me as far as new writing goes, though my brain was working on a lot for sure.   797 more words


Dawn of the Dead (Opera Singers, That Is)

A while back, I examined “The Dead” using Voyant Tools, and noticed how most of the story reaches us filtered through Gabriel’s thoughts, presented in Joyce’s trademark free indirect discourse. 382 more words