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James Joyce

You made me confess the fears that I have. But I will tell you also what I do not fear. I do not fear to be alone or to be spurned for another or to leave whatever I have to leave. 42 more words

Excerpt

Illustrating Hemingway

I just found this great video that narrates and illustrates Ernest Hemingway’s “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place.” Joyce said of it: “He has reduced the veil between literature and life, which is what every writer strives to do. 24 more words

Language And Literature

Is Modernism Boring?

Should we bother with modernism? Is it suited to our bedside table, or should it be exiled to obscurity on some distant library shelf?

While looking for something interesting to read online recently I stumbled across something boring. 1,007 more words

20th Century

Haveth Childers Everywhere

Author: James Joyce
Title: Haveth Childers Everywhere
Publisher: Criterion Miscellany
Year of publication: 1931
Purchase cost: 1 shilling
Ownership: Not in ownership; seen in James Joyce Tower and Museum… 111 more words

English

One Hundred Years of Silence, Exile, and Cunning

I can’t help but notice the subtle smile that appears on people’s faces when I tell them my son’s name.  In many ways it comes with the territory.   7,662 more words

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Quotes 7/18/16

Here’s to an amazing start to a great week!! Make it great!!

The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.

James Joyce

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