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The Questions of Stephen

Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road and this moocow that was down along the road met a nicens little boy named baby tuckoo…

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“Hold to the now, the here, through which all future plunges to the past…”


James Joyce, Ulysses

Unter dem Hundeblick

James Joyce: Exiles, Münchner Kammerspiele (Regie: Luk Perceval)

Von Sascha Krieger

Bevor James Joyce als Prosaautor die Literaturgeschichte auf den Kopf stellte und Genregrenzen ein für allemal neu definierte, wenn nicht gar niederriss, hatte er bereits einen sehr viel konventionelleren literarischen Karriereversuch hinter sich: Der Ibsen-Verehrer sah sich zunächst als Dramatiker in der Tradition des großen Norwegers. 825 more words


On This Day in Joycean History

March 1st, 1914 marks the day in which James Joyce started writing Ulysses. Started is the key word here as the Irish author had other projects to complete in the meantime. 153 more words

lay down his wife

“Greater love than this, he said, no man hath that a man lay down his wife for his friend.”

— James Joyce, Ulysses


My Joycean Moment: or, Full Metal Metatext

Nobody ever called my writing “almost Joycean” before. This rather lovely article by Roland Kelts, which ran in the Japan Times on my birthday, also has a spiffy photo of The Anime Encyclopedia and another of its co-author Jonathan Clements, who looks as if he’s about to get all heavy and tell you what’s what. 90 more words