Bloomsday in the Year of Plague. A metempsychosis.
Papers will range from Irish orphan stories, Mary Lee, women in the 1916 Rising and conscription, Irish nuns and identity, chain migration, women in World War 1, through to the 20th century ‘Troubles’ and abortion reform and neonatal deaths.
It is easy today to forget the extreme ways that nineteenth-century British society divided along sectarian lines.
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. Or it’s a demonstration of how The Importance of Being Earnest is a Marxist tract.
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.
Screwball eggheads tear up the Library in ‘Travesties’, Tom Stoppard’s brilliant comedy about Joyce, Lenin and Tzara.
A new course focussing on the Ithaca chapter of Ulysses, Joyce’s own favourite.
Bloomsday in Melbourne mounts a course, one day’s immersion in James Joyce’s most Irish chapter of Ulysses, Cyclops.