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Adaptation of Joyce's Finnegan's Wake debuts in Dundalk IT today

‘Mouths Making Water’, an adaptation of Finnegan’s Wake, will launch today in Dundalk IT and run until Friday.

Adapted and directed by Marc-Ivan O’Gorman, an award-winning filmmaker, theatre director and composer, from James Joyce’s challenging ‘Finnegan’s Wake’, the play will be performed by final year students on the BA in Performing Arts tonight, Thursday and Friday in the MacAnna Theatre on the DKIT campus at 8pm. 408 more words

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Ah, that M'Guckin!

In Joyce’s short story The Dead, one of the guests is the tenor Bartell D’Arcy. He declines an invitation to sing to the company because he is suffering from a head cold. 159 more words

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One of My Favorite Poems

Although I rant a lot about old-fashioned poetry, particularly that which rhymes for no good reason, one of my favorite poems is blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter) by one of the most dead-white-male old-fashioned poets in English literature, Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809 to 1892). 631 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


How Do We Read?

Books are made up of words and each word has its own history, but that does not come to surface while we read, for the idea of reading presupposes a space in which an authors intention could be set up. 556 more words


Ulysses ePub fix – Script Update

This morning I received an email from the Ulysses developers about the ePub bugs I reported. One thing that surpised me was a request to update my script that fixes the… 257 more words

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