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Covering James Joyce

Yes! Our James Joyce podcast episode smashed our record for one-day downloads.  A reminder that you can get the History of Literature Podcast for free on… 26 more words


Walking, Thinking, and Improvisation

“As a literary structure, the recounted walk encourages digression and association, in contrast to the stricter form of a discourse or the chronological progression of a biographical or historical narrative. 102 more words

20th Century

James Joyce and the Picture House

I can’t believe I had forgotten about this little Joycean tidbit until my interview with Vincent O’Neill. James Joyce started Dublin’s first cinema in 1909. 229 more words


"A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" by James Joyce (1916).

“Why don’t you write books people can read?” — Nora Joyce, to her husband.

The novel is a story about a young man, named Stephen Daedelus, a character based on Joyce himself. 552 more words

Book Review

James Joyce Week!

I had such a good time during this conversation with Vincent O’Neill I decided to make this James Joyce week! I’m not sure which part is my favorite, but it’s probably where he describes efforts to bring… 88 more words


Ο Πύργος του Τζόυς

Στα νότια του Δουβλίνου δίπλα στη θάλασσα βρίσκεται ένας μικρός πύργος που φέρει το όνομα Joyce Tower (Πύργος του Τζόυς). Πρόκειται για έναν πύργο που χτίστηκε το 1804 με σκοπό την άμυνα της περιοχής σε περίπτωση εισβολής του Ναπολέοντα. 34 more words


Travelogue: Ireland, June 2016

In many ways, I wish I had visited Ireland and Scotland before I visited England. I’ve been to England many times, and it’s probably my favorite travel destination in the world. 735 more words