Inching forward with “Finnegans Wake” — The Argumentative Old Git (Reblog)

Ah – the plans one makes for retirement! So many things I had wanted to do, but had told myself I would do once I was retired, when I no longer had the pressure of work to contend with, that day-to-day grind. What one doesn’t take into account when making such plans are the increasing […]

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#OTD in 1904 – James Joyce meets the love of his life, Nora Barnacle. — Stair na hÉireann | History of Ireland (Reblog)

Nora Barnacle was born in the city of Galway, but the day of her birth is uncertain. Depending on the source, it varies between 21 and 24 March 1884. Her birth certificate, which gives her first name as “Norah,” is dated 21 March. Her father Thomas Barnacle, a baker in Connemara, was an illiterate man […]

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Reblog: Dubliners by James Joyce: A Letter to the Book Cover #A2Z Challenge — Bookishloom

James Joyce, the name synonym to Ulysses and with it, the fear to ever accomplish the task of reading it in one’s lifetime. I wanted to begin James Joyce’s journey with an easy step. Then, I found ‘A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man’ in one of the book fairs and was drawn […]

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