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Chapter 4: Calypso

Joyce’s sketch of Leopold Bloom, from The Joyce Project

If you make it past Part I of Ulysses (Proteus proves too much for many a reader, including yours truly, the first few times I tried), you get to meet the true hero of the novel, Leopold Bloom.  933 more words

"John Lennon's Psychedelic James Joyce" print. — Magic Teeth

This is a signed print of my colour James Joyce portrait with John Lennon’s
Psychedlic Rolls Royce design on his face. I like it. So will your fridge. 50 more words

Chapter 3: Proteus

Sandymount Strand, from The Joyce Project

Proteus begins thus:

“Ineluctable modality of the visible: at least that if no more, thought through my eyes.  Signatures of all things I am here to read, seaspawn and seawrack, the nearing tide, that rusty boot. 

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Chapter 2: Nestor

In Nestor, Stephen Dedalus goes to his teaching job.  We see him leading his class in a lesson on Pyrrhus and working with a student he pities, a young Cyril Sargent: 272 more words

Chapter 1: Telemachus

“Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on which a mirror and a razor lay crossed.”

And so it begins, my third re-read of…

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Love loves to love love.

– James Joyce

Write a poem, story, or journal entry inspired by this snippet of prose.


Life is Short. Use This Kate Bush Hack!

We’ll have a really good dance, listen to Kate Bush, yeah, have a really good time? —Carpool Karaoke Starter for 10

Time is running out.

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