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Review: 'Dubliners' by James Joyce

For the first time in years, I wished I was back in a literature class. Or in a small lit discussion group. And all because of James Joyce’s “Dubliners.” 681 more words

Book Challenge

Dublin by James Joyce: After the Race

This fifth short story in Dubliners outlines the life of one Irish man, Jimmy Doyle, and his three fellow car drivers. This young man has found two French and one Hungarian friend at Cambridge. 86 more words


Day 260 - A book quote a day. James Joyce: Real adventures, I reflected, do not happen to people who remain at home...

Real adventures, I reflected, do not happen to people who remain at home: they must be sought abroad.

James Joyce from Dubliners


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Needs More Tentacles: On 'Winesburg, Ohio,' Unique Millennial Snowflakes, and Michael Crabtree

By Ryan Henry Joe

I took a course called “The Writer as Teacher” while enrolled in Columbia University’s writing program. (Though at the time, I missed its underlying message: … 1,329 more words


Dubliners by James Joyce: Eveline

In this fourth short story of Dubliners, Joyce points us to a romance. Eveline seeks to escape her drunk father and her responsibilities towards her siblings, a responsibility given to her after the death of her mother. 326 more words


Quote9- James Joyce

“His soul swooned slowly as he heard the snow falling faintly through the universe and faintly falling, like the descent of their last end, upon the living and the dead.”                                                   – 104 more words


Dead Men Don't Send Flowers

I had a friend years ago in Nicaragua, where the story was written, whose name was Irma Prego, a great wit and a brilliant short story writer. 3,160 more words