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Dubliners by James Joyce: Counterparts

This short story in Dubliners outlines the night of a man named Farrington. We see his last day as a copying clerk–he has some witticism that causes his loss of employment. 367 more words


Breasts, Café Chairs and Grandparents.

They sauntered into the city-centre café, a couple in their sixties, husband and wife.  To an onlooker, they were another typical pair of Dublin shoppers; multiple bulging grocery bags in each of their hands.   468 more words

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Dubliners by James Joyce: A Little Cloud

A Little Cloud:

A man meets with an old friend, who has now travelled the European world. This man’s friend, Gallaher, makes him, Little Chandler, feel like “a prisoner for life” with his wife and son (p. 280 more words


‘ReJoycing’ at ACT Theatre

Director Kurt Beattie brings Steven Dietz’s ‘Bloomsday’ to life in the round…

The above title may be an awful pun, but considering Joyce’s habit of ignoring the constraints of time, it’s also relevant. 365 more words



Libras are commonly known for their balance and sense of equity as well as their appreciation of harmony and beauty.


This work of art reflects life in Ireland at the turn of the last century, and by rejecting euphemism, reveals to the Irish their unromantic reality. 99 more words


Dubliners by James Joyce: The Boarding House

In this next short story in Dubliners, a woman, Mrs. Mooney, separates from her husband, the butcher. She has a son and daughter, Jack and Polly. 266 more words


A Study Guide; James Joyce, Dubliners

Next week, we’re studying Dubliners at university, and so this post is going to be a bit different. This is my first of what will hopefully be many study guides. 2,256 more words