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Chapter 6: Hades

Hades, or, Bloom attends a Funeral

You know how, when you attend a funeral, you start to think about death? Joyce makes the reader think about death in this chapter.  711 more words

A complete account of the life and times of James Joyce in the form of a graphic novel.

From his earliest days and school career, through to meetings with all the literary greats of the day, this story is dotted with anecdotes, as well as a captivating and beautifully drawn journey through the cities of Dublin, Trieste, Paris and Zurich, where this universal Irishman left traces of his life. 13 more words

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Chapter 5: The Lotus-eaters

Lotus-eaters, or, Bloom Ponders a Fun Bath!

The Lotus-eaters in the Odyssey were a race of men who ate lotus flowers and fruits that had a narcotic effect.  848 more words

Chapter 4: Calypso

Calypso, or, Meet Mr Bloom

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

Proteus, or, The Sad Hamlet Emo Chapter a/k/a This is Hard to Read!

Sandymount Strand, from The Joyce Project

Proteus begins thus:

“Ineluctable modality of the visible: at least that if no more, thought through my eyes. 

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Chapter 2: Nestor

Nestor, or, Stephen Talks to his Old, Racist Boss

In Nestor, Stephen Dedalus goes to his teaching job.  We see him leading his class in a lesson on… 284 more words