A little early (or late!), but the 16th of June sees the celebration of ‘Bloomsday’, the day depicted in James Joyce’s 1922 novel Ulysses. But Katherine Mansfield’s review of the novel was not particularly positive: … 65 more words
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Reviewing an earlier volume of Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle, Australian novelist Richard Flanagan wondered if the proposed six-volume project of autobiographical writing by the Norwegian author might mark the moment when twenty-first century literature begins. 1,120 more words
#OTD in 1941 – James Joyce, considered by many to be one of the most important modern authors in English because of his revolutionary approach to the novel, dies in Zurich.
When I die Dublin will be written in my heart. –James Joyce
James Joyce published ‘Portrait of the Artist’ in 1916 and caught the attention of Ezra Pound. 408 more words
An analysis of common themes in “Home Burial,” A Doll’s House, and “Eveline,” and the reason for their contradictory endings.
prevalent theme in the late 19th century through the early 20th century is the concept of oppressive marriages within a patriarchal society. 2,167 more words