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Review | Dubliners by James Joyce (3/5)

There’s only one way to be satisfied with dreams. Don’t have them.

Dang, Joyce is depressing.

The theme in the next three stories in Dubliners… 691 more words


Review | Dubliners by James Joyce (2/5)

Your life will not change.

Isn’t Joyce just the encouraging one?

The next three stories in the anthology are “Eveline”, “After the Race”, and “Two Gallants”, which are tied together by the idea of failed prospects. 489 more words



When I read Ulysses in January, I said I had never been so relieved to finish a book. However, since I’ve had time to process what I read, its grown on me. 342 more words


The Living and the Dead: Winter, New Jersey and Joyce

During a recent trip on a NJ Transit train somewhere outside of Hackensack, the train paused for five minutes alongside a cemetery.  James Joyce’s short story “The Dead” came to mind before I even took this picture: 881 more words


Review | Dubliners by James Joyce (1/5)

Your dreams are ridiculous. And that sucks.

Thanks for the motivation, Joyce. 580 more words


James Joyce: quote for the day

I’ve put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that’s the only way of insuring one’s immortality. 37 more words



HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO JAMES JOYCE! His works got me hooked in my teens when I really related to his character Stephen Dedalus as he rejected his religion and indulged what I call his “young and pretentious side” in… 89 more words

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