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South Wall Run

The shoreline at Sandymount and Ringsend have seen substantial change since the writing of Ulysses.

The Great South Wall was completed in 1795. Much of Pigeon House Road that connects the wall to Ringsend has changed. 321 more words

"James Joyce"

Papli

I took a group of students to the Print Room at the British Museum a couple of days ago (definitely one of the highlights of my week), and while I waited for them to arrive, I found myself with enough time  to look round the current display in the adjoining gallery. 340 more words

Museums

Shakespeare’s Clowns Personify Proper Art

“I died for beauty, but was scarce

Adjusted to the tomb,

When one who died for truth was lain

In an adjoining room.

He questioned softly why I failed? 523 more words

Communication

The Medium is the Message

We’re all familiar with the connections between Odyssey and Ulysses, between Odysseus and Bloom, between Telemachus and Dedalus, and between Penelope and Maggie.

We’ve seen Calypso on her island and on portraits above marriage beds. 542 more words

Communication

Araby - Redux

This short story was inspired by James Joyce’s Araby. I used the opening sentence and some of the characters and went from there. I hope you enjoy the rework. 302 more words

Prose

“He wanted to cry quietly but not for himself: for the words, so beautiful and sad, like music.”

— James JoyceA Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man. Penguin Classics, 1916

Quote

“THE JOYOUS HERESY THAT WILL NOT GO AWAY”

THE POETICS OF GILBERT SORRENTINO, by David Vichnar

 

The experimental nature of Gilbert Sorrentino’s (1929-2006)[1] work results from his highly idiosyncratic blend of influences and proceduralist approach to fiction. 4,681 more words