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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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Kevin Birmingham to Close Festival Bloomsday Montreal 2015

What does the subject of Kevin Birmingham’s The Most Dangerous Book have in common with the Charlie Hebdo tragedy? Since early January, the murder of the twelve Charlie Hebdo staff sparked debates on the concept of freedom of expression or freedom of speech in art within the news and social media platforms. 517 more words

Pangur Bán

We know that Bloom’s cat in the Calypso episode of Ulysses has a “lithe black form”, but its mousing abilities and propensity to stalk “over my writing table” put us in mind of a cat called… 58 more words

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More on Ulysses and ePub

Ebook publishing seems to be my theme of the week. It’s something I didn’t know much about. I’ve managed to learn quite a bit this week. 1,001 more words

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mellow yellow furrow

“He kissed the plump mellow yellow smellow melons of her rump, on each plump melonous hemisphere, in their mellow yellow furrow, with obscure prolonged provocative melonsmellonous osculation.”

— James Joyce, Ulysses


Ulysses for more Advanced Readers

Nature of Event: This course is one of two intensive Advanced courses offered by Bloomsday to readers of Ulysses. It focusses on the challenging Stephen Dedalus chapters and asks what light he casts on Joyce’s own aesthetic. 25 more words

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Ulysses for Beginning Readers

Nature of Event: Ulysses for Beginners: Penetrating the ‘Impenetrable’ is a 6-hour intensive course for those who have tried and failed to read Ulysses, the most admired work of modernity. 58 more words

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