Handed such a whiffy text, director Wayne Pearn took a deep breath and turned it into a play piece of encaptivating ingenuity
James Joyce was one of a long list of great writers who failed to win the Nobel Prize for Literature: Ibsen, Tolstoy, Mark Twain, Zola, Hardy, Henry James, August Strindberg….
James Joyce’s literary masterpiece IS to be sniffed at.
James Joyce, and Steampunk? Circus? Vaudeville? and the squiffy liffey, and worse?
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‘the most eloquent man in the world’
Indeed the book could be read as a salutary account of a dysfunctional family inside a happy marriage.
Event: A ‘slow reading’ of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Where: Greek Club Brisbane, 29 Edmondstone St, West End QLD 4101. Ph: (07) 3844 1166 When: Tuesday 22nd November to Friday 25th November (inclusive) 8:30am for 9:00am start, finish at 5:00pm all days. Cost: Early Birds – Before 1st October – $450.00/ After 1st October – $500.00 …
Nature of Event: 1916 Centenary Seminar – Visions Past and Present. This is a two-day weekend seminar featuring local and interstate speakers and more. This is a once-in-a-century programme that will be of compelling interest to everyone with connections to, or interest in the modern Ireland with a view to the future. Featured speakers include Dr. …
A BOOK REVIEW by Frances Devlin-Glass Vivien Igoe: The Real People of Joyce’s Ulysses, a Biographical Guide, University College Dublin Press, Dublin, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-910820-06-03 RRP: €40 This is a book that few lovers of Joyce will be able to resist, and they should be urged not to resist. We’ve known since the Linati schema was …