Filed under James Joyce

A Feast of Clarification

A Feast of Clarification

In Holy Cow!, pathos was blended with comedic bombast, prolixity with wordless groans, and irony with genuine feeling. The ending was incredibly moving, reminding us of Joyce the man and the writer.   Continue reading

Joyce and Divorce

Joyce and Divorce

Kuch has succeeded in opening Ulysses a little further, and, in giving us another option to consider in the fictional future of the Blooms, offered us another opportunity to read Joyce’s magnificent book once more anew. Continue reading

‘Ulysses’ in the dock

For those with a literary bent, with legal training, interested in censorship or with a James Joyce obsession, this book about the American trials in which Ulysses was alleged to be pornographic is an engaging and enlightening read. Continue reading