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ULYSSES BY JAMES JOYCE

James Joyce was going to give us back our precious English language one day, but he died, unfortunately, and so his reputation as an obscurist, overtly difficult, almost humanity hating , writer was cemented. 282 more words

Books

THE SIXTEENTH OF JUNE explores entire lives in a single day

  

The Sixteenth of June

By Maya Lang

Scribner Books

June 3, 2014

$25.00, 256 pages

Maya Lang’s debut novel, The Sixteenth of June, is a closely observed examination of a family struggling to hold themselves together in the face of mounting pressure on the members to spin off in several directions. 1,137 more words

Book Reviews

A Bloomsday-ish blog post

Happy Bloomsday! While I haven’t published an article about Joyce’s Ulysses (yet), here is an article that I published in Hypermedia Joyce Studies. This article explores some of Stephen Dedalus’ motivations in… 18 more words

HAPPY BLOOM'S DAY 2014

Yes, it’s the 16th of June, better known to James Joyce geeks like me as Bloom’s Day. The day is named in honor of Leopold Bloom, the Jewish advertising sales rep and Freemason who is one of the major characters in Joyce’s novel  263 more words

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