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Joyce & Proust Meet

From that greatest of literary biographies, Richard Ellmann’s James Joyce, here is the account of Joyce meeting Marcel Proust, only a few months before Proust’s death: 753 more words


New Ulysses ePub Style

I just uploaded a style sheet for the Ulysses writing app that I’ve been working on to the Ulysses Style Exchange. It’s called KBasic… 718 more words


Loving The Alien

You, I can barely pry your petals open

But I beg of you in bloom

As I tie my currents against the waves of your resistance… 115 more words

Walk It Off

Today was not a run day. I wanted to, though. I never understood why people like running, but now I realize there is a sense of freedom, escapism that one otherwise doesn’t feel. 128 more words

Oaks Winners And Classic Hopes

YEAR                     EPSOM OAKS                     IRISH OAKS

2006                       Alexandrova                     Alexandrova

2007                       Light Shift                         (Peeping Fawn)

2008                       Look Here                         Moonstone

2009                       Sariska                               Sariska

2010                       (Snow Fairy)                        (Snow Fairy) 722 more words


Classic Joyce

Too much to choose from, but here’s some classic bits from James Joyce that are always worth keeping in mind:

On Writing:

“Don’t you think there is a certain resemblance between the mystery of the Mass and what I am trying to do? 1,919 more words


Joyce and Parallax (What the Fuck is Parallax?)

Many of James Joyce’s works, notably Ulysses, are parallactic in nature.

Cue: “What the fuck does parallactic mean, you pretentious douche?” Well–that’s tough. Because despite the plethora of academic articles (we know how helpful those are in clarifying complex ideas, right? 2,962 more words