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Misprint Legends: Famous Typos from James Joyce to JK Rowling

Today on Writer’s Blog, an article from the Guardian that proves typos can be worth their weight in gold – as long as your famous, that is! 642 more words


Top Writers Who Used Stream OF Consciousness to its Best

Among the myriad ways that storytellers and novelists have invented to narrate their tales, stream of consciousness is perhaps the only tool that has caught everyone’s fancy. 348 more words

Literary Criticism

San Fran '60s

Review of San Fran ‘60s, M. W. Jacobs. Escallonia Press, 2017.

If you want an insider, Gonzo-style, journalistic account of daily life in late ‘60s Haight-Ashbury, this is your book. 624 more words

Lit Crit

Paul Auster; who writers are; their output, part two

In previous blog I quoted from Paul Auster’s novel Brooklyn Follies about who writers are and what writing is. Today I quote from same book regarding the output of writers. 209 more words


“Our souls, shamewounded by our sins, cling to us yet more, a woman to her lover clinging, the more the more.”

Ulysses by James Joyce

Sydney, Australia


O. K. Bouwsma Does the Forms

Imagine, for this purpose, a museum–a museum, deep in calm, fixed in breathlessness, done in silence, clothed in invisibility, awful, laid away in heaven.  And the walls thereof are purest essence, some quint-essence, some tri-essence, but none semi-essence.  

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A Summary and Analysis of James Joyce’s ‘Eveline’

A close reading of Joyce’s story

‘Eveline’ is one of the shortest stories that make up James Joyce’s collection Dubliners (1914), a volume that was not an initial commercial success (it sold just 379 copies in its first year of publication, and 120 of those were bought by Joyce himself). 1,018 more words