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“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

Books

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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Writing

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

Literature

In Which James Joyce Possesses Me

Reading James Joyce has had its impact on me… Meaning his pretentiousness has crept into my writing style to the point where even my Economics long answers sound like shallow existential colloquiums. 247 more words

Dubliners

Hugh The Ignoramus

Ah the cities I’ve seen in the last year: London, Paris, Toledo, Detroit, Buffalo, Oxford…the list doesn’t go on and on because that’s the list right there. 242 more words

Life

Odyssey

I wrote a thing in the style of Joyce. You know that part of Ulysses that everyone hates? The pages and pages of unpunctuated, non-grammared train of thought. 311 more words

Mental Health