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Where Armorica Ends

Finisterre. In some ways, the name tells you all you need to know. Land’s End, the Celtic Fringe, where Europe ends and the Atlantic Ocean begins… 482 more words

Experimental Fiction

Chamber Music

Joyce, James. Boston, 1918. 1st American edition. Unpaginated. 18mo. Very good.

Very rare American pirated edition, which preceded the 1st authorized edition. Presents the only volume of poetry from Joyce, in green cloth with gold lettering. 70 more words

Rare Books

Travesties, Apollo Theatre

After a hit run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Patrick Marber’s storming revival of Tom Stoppard’s 1974 play gets a welcome West End encore. The triumph of this production is the way it honours Stoppard’s dazzling intellect while also going full throttle with the piece’s playful, sometimes bonkers wit. 8 more words


a serge suit made by George Robert Mesias

A hackney car, number three hundred and twentyfour, driver Barton James of number one Harmony avenue, Donnybrook, on which sat a fare, a young gentleman, stylishly dressed in an indigoblue serge suit made by George Robert Mesias, tailor and cutter, of number five Eden quay, and wearing a straw hat very dressy, bought of John Plasto of number one Great Brunswick street, hatter.

(Ulysses, ch. 11)


In Memoriam Frank Delaney

I was very saddened by the passing of Frank Delaney this past Tuesday. Irish born and bred, he had nicely settled in Connecticut for many years. 244 more words

Can a recurrent neural network write good prose?

At this stage in my PhD research into literary style I am looking to machine learning and neural networks, and moving away from stylostatistical methodologies, partially out of fatigue. 2,026 more words