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A new generation is growing up in our midst, a generation actuated by new ideas and new principles. It is serious and enthusiastic for these new ideas and its enthusiasm, even when it is misdirected, is, I believe, in the main sincere.

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I recently took my first plunge into James Joyce, an author I had always heard much about but had never actually read. After being forced to dabble in ‘stream of consciousness’ in high school (I’m looking at you Virginia Wolf) I was always a little afraid to read Joyce for pleasure. 1,919 more words


Something Beyond the Poem (2/2)

My rediscovery of Keats’s close affinity with Buddhism caused me to trawl back through my posts on poetry, with a vague memory that I’d been somewhere like this before. 1,520 more words

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Freebie Friday 30 January 2015: Intertextual Perspectives

Welcome to our first Freebie Friday for the 2015 school year.

I have to say that the break that went all to quickly for many of you did the same for me, even though I was not returning to work this year. 1,544 more words

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Creating Book Club to Read Ulysses by James Joyce

By James Wallace Harris, Wednesday, January 28, 2015

My friend Mike and I decided to read and discuss Ulysses by James Joyce. We’ve been reading about the book’s various editions, and whether or not new readers should use study guides. 817 more words


Alice the Elephant and the Fox and the Chicken

“Love loves to love love. Nurse loves the new chemist. Constable 14A loves Mary Kelly. Gerty MacDowell loves the boy that has the bicycle. M. B. 951 more words

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Quotes: On Adventure

Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Red-Headed League: “My life is spent in one long effort to escape from the commonplaces of existence.” 119 more words