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Bona-fide travellers

When I was reading Joyce’s Dubliners, I came across the following quote:

Mr Harford sometimes formed one of a little detachment which left the city shortly after noon on Sunday with the purpose of arriving as soon as possible at some public-house on the outskirts of the city where its members duly qualified themselves as bona-fide travellers.

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Joyce, James

a style of scrupulous meanness

Dubliners, by James Joyce

Dubliners is a portrait of paralysis. In the first story it’s a literal paralysis, the last illness of a dying priest. It extends beyond him though, to a much wider moral, political and national paralysis. 2,329 more words

Modernist Fiction

Have a Pint with "The Dubliners" (James Joyce)

…I read The Dubliners¬†for the first time when I was 19 and had just finished school. I had a few months before I’d start university, and I was going on a trip to Ireland with the YMCA. 1,247 more words


fun finds, fun formats, and a rant on comics

i’ve been reading, but this post is not going to be about that just yet. i just wanted to share some things i happened upon in the past few days. 123 more words