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"Dubliners" by James Joyce.

 Taking into account the suggestion which I had received, I started ‘Dubliners’ by reading ‘Eveline’ and ‘A Painful Case’. The suggestion paid off, because both of these stories immediately drew me in due to Joyce’s masterful skill at conveying human emotions. 531 more words

Book Review

James Joyce: The Dead

The Death of Ireland

In the short story entitled The Dead by Joyce, one might wonder – is anyone really alive? Is anything really alive? It is the onset of winter, right around Christmas, and all of Ireland is covered in snow. 1,785 more words

Feminist Theory And Ecocriticism

5 Books That Need To Be On Your To Be Read List

The Girl on the Train

“The Girl on the Train is as tautly constructed as Gone Girl or A.S.A. Harrison’s The Silent Wife, and has something more: a main character who is all screwed up but sympathetic nonetheless. 250 more words

Classic Book Review: Dubliners by James Joyce

When I took on the Back to the Classics Challenge 2016, I was very worried about the Classic Short Story Challenge. I’m not a fan of short stories in general, and, as a new person to classics, didn’t have much knowledge of classic short stories. 257 more words


The Parting Glass

When I work on DVD’s for people, I spend time going through their pictures, putting them all in order and then put them on the storyboard (software), then I listen to the music, that is usually when the order goes out of the window. 176 more words


Declan Kiberd at the Theatre of Memory Symposium

Declan Kiberd giving a rather brilliant talk on the state of Ireland, memory and its relationship to culture. Great readings of Yeats, Joyce and the revolutionary generation abound, albeit greenwashed slightly. 28 more words