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Examining Joyce's Dubliners, In Preparation For Ulysses

Okay, let’s get back at this, shall we? My apologies, to those who have been keeping up with the blog (hi Mom!), for my delay in posting fresh material. 2,254 more words

Infinite Jest

Flickr Friday: the Happiness selection

Don’t worry be happy! Last week #FlickrFriday was all about happiness for the #InternationalHappinessDay and you shared a lot of happy faces and happy moments. You made our day so much better! 39 more words


Blog #6. Joyce. Due Sunday, March 29.


For our final Joyce blog, please address the following topic:

As we’ve discussed at length, Joyce rehearses in Dubliners the myriad ways the individuals of his nation—indeed, the culture at large—is mired in a state of “paralysis”—a physical, emotional, and spiritual “stasis” which takes many forms. 44 more words


“The river leads the way, a sound-dance of revolutionary energy that is impossible to surf like an expert.” -Olwen Fouéré

“Riverrun” is the voice of the river in…

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Love And Relationship Show: Single Wives Club

Just a few years back, Do you remember the DVD “Sensation of the Secret?” It was a video that conveyed the message, ” we are the creators of our destiny.” Basically, the thoughts created in our minds, the words we speak and the images we focus on retain within our minds. 137 more words


In search of Oscar Wilde

After a long silence on my part, I’m back again. I was searching for Oscar Wilde. I didn’t have time to write. But now with the looong break (2 weeks) from uni almost over (just in time for Easter – in two weeks?!) and having returned from good old England, I should make a new entry before it’s too late. 839 more words

"The Dead" on Film

Above is a clip from John Huston’s 1987 film adaptation of Joyce’s “The Dead”.  Compare Huston’s interpretation of the scene with your own reading of the passage (page 48).  32 more words

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