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5 posts from August 2012

Aug 29, 2012

Re: Joyce 116: Rabbits & Geese

Thinking of Paris and Irish expatriates: Patrice, dynamite, and wild geese. The Michelet view of women, and a little French dialogue.

Aug 22, 2012

Re: Joyce 115: French Fun

Stephen is not going to his aunt's house after all. Kevin Egan, and the works of the blasphemous M. Leo Taxil.

Aug 15, 2012

Re: Joyce 114: Nets and Shells

Musings on the sand, shells, lost ships, and sewage. A stogged bottle, and Christ imagery on a clothesline.

Aug 08, 2012

Re: Joyce 113: Under a Cloud

Stephen imagines his writings lasting an epoch, a mahamanvantara. Then: back to the third-person narrative of grainy sand and squeaking pebbles.

Aug 01, 2012

Re: Joyce 112: Epiphany Time

Still Chapter 3, on the Sandymount Strand. Stephen reflects on his childhood reading habits, literary ambitions, and private conceits.