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The Epiphany of the Magi

I guess everybody is familiar with the story of the three Wise Men who had ventured to visit the baby Jesus in Bethlehem. After a long, tiring journey, the Magi seemed to have lost their way, but thanks to the help of the comet star that had lighted up and pointed them the right direction, they eventually succeeded in reaching their destination. 488 more words


The sun is out - I finally accept Dubliners in shorts and T-shirts

The weather has been great the last few days and there’s something about seeing the sun in Dublin that brings out a certain freshness in the city. 153 more words

Daily Life

Dubliners..not a book review

Finally finished reading James Joyce’s Dubliners, a collection of 15 short-stories. I had been reading it for a couple of years. That for me is the problem with short-stories. 52 more words

The Prankquean Matrix: a JoyceTrope

Once upon an amalgam…

…a wise old wolf gave each of his three pigs a bag of talents. Two of the wicked stepsisters – their names were Goneril and Regan – were lazy and stupid and built their houses out of straw and sticks.

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Mapping Space in Fiction

Aashish Kaul (3:AM Magazine) on Joseph Frank’s 1945 study

‘As Joseph Frank points out in his early study from 1945, Spatial Form in Modern Literature, Joyce, in Ulysses, works with the assumption that his readers are Dubliners, intimately acquainted with Dublin life and the personal history of his characters, thereby allowing him to refrain from giving any direct information about them; information that, contrary to his intentions, would have betrayed the presence of an omniscient author. 162 more words


poem of the day

Ode to Araby

Hey girl, I know you wanna go to the bazaar,
although quite frankly I have no idea who you really are,
I’m kind of compelled to attend in your place, 153 more words


Dubliners, James Joyce

Dubliners, de James Joyce est une série de nouvelles qui racontent des petits bouts de vie d’habitants de la ville irlandaise, tantôt à la première personne, tantôt à la troisième, et tous ces personnages proviennent d’horizons divers et variés. 331 more words

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