ReJOYCE! To commemorate James Joyce's mighty novel, Ulysses, we're launching a podcast. Every week you'll find a five-minute mini-essay from me designed to take you through the novel that's on every list of the greatest books ever written. And as Ulysses runs to some 375,000 words, and I mean to go through it sentence by sentence if I have to, in order to convey the full brilliance of this novel - and the enjoyment to be had from it - I'll be podcasting for some time to come! It's such an ab ...
Some men about town...
We meet an inventive Dublin hero.
Meet a controlling sneezer.
From a secretary to a clergyman.
Romance language - and “literature”...
We meet the dashing seducer!
The brooding Dedalus brood shifts in time.
The Story So Far - So Far.
Dublin city is on the move.
A little Latin loving, perhaps?
Father Conmee is such a thoughtful man.
Dublin opens up to Father Conmee.
A wonderful moment of characterization.
In a new chapter, Dublin city is a character.
The final moments of Scylla and Charybdis.
Amid Mulligan's bawdry - a profound moment.
Is the book taking over the narration?