Araby is a short story by modernist writer James Joyce (1882 to 1941) which was published in 1914. As with many stories by Joyce and other modernist writers, ‘Araby’ employs a close first-person narrator describing the world as it appeals to his senses, and leaves the reader with only a suggested, rather than outright, moral resolution. 1,155 more words
Published in 1922, James Joyce’s Ulysses proved to be controversial for its obscene language and scenes. In the chapter “Nausicaa“, Leopold Bloom is on the Sandymount Strand in the late afternoon, observing three young women, one of who is Gerty MacDowell. 673 more words
I blog on Wednesdays. Without fail. Two days ago I was to blog about Joyce. Without fail.
The only allowed exceptions are my death or nearly so, my having been kidnapped by a Russian countess and tied up in the baggage car of the Trans Siberian Railway, or something like that. 70 more words
Here’s a reader favorite I like to re-post now & then for those who may have missed it:
When Derek Jeter retired from baseball in the fall of 2014, those who followed his last season heard the unsurprising story that he’d wanted to be shortstop for the New York Yankees since he was a little boy. 5,612 more words