There is James Joyce, the lionised author; there is young Jim Joyce, full of confidence and with nothing to justify it and no good reason to believe he ever will; and there is Stephen Dedalus, the fictional altar of his ego.
Two new OAM recipients with connection to Tintean
Ulysses’ ‘interiorization’ is one reason why the book is considered to be unfilmable. Ulysses in Plaguetime deals with this problem by having Dedalus and Bloom speak directly to the viewer in Proteus and Lotus Eaters, as if in video diaries.
As host of the seminar, Philip Harvey saw his task as to ask questions, some pre-worded others impromptu; to figure out what several people were saying at once; and to direct the dialogue so it didn’t fall off a bridge into the Liffey.
Bloomsday in the Year of Plague. A metempsychosis.
Bloomsday in Zurichbegan with a tram trip to Fluntern Cemetery ….
A novelist, a bolshevik, and a dadaist walked into a bar, is one way of getting the joke that is Travesties.
Readings, music, Irish literature more generally, and eating and drinking – Bloomsday at the Queensland Irish Association in Brisbane.