Monthly Archives: July 2012

‘Year of Ulysses’ Chats ‘Calypso’ on Twitter

In anticipation of the second Ulysses Twitter chat hosted by the Modernist Versions Project on Friday, 13 July, below are some inspiring creative expressions about that fourth episode (Calypso) in which we first meet Leopold Bloom. The chatting starts at 1pm EDT with the hashtag #yearofulysses.

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‘Ulysses’ Dialogue: A Dubliner’s View

DUBLIN, IRELAND — I canNOT believe that I failed to post this video here along with the other “Ulysses Dialogues.” A horrible oversight, unforgiveable, for which I humbly apologize. But, without further ado, let me take you to Sweny’s Pharmacy on a rainy 14 June 2012 evening after a wonderful Ulysses reading of the first part of the book’s final chapter. Here, the inimitable P.J. Murphy on what Ulysses means to him.

‘Ulysses’ Dialogue: Joyce & Cinema

Another video insight into Joyce’s Ulysses recorded at last month’s International James Joyce Symposium in Dublin. Cleo Hanaway of the University of Oxford (UK) dives into the influence early cinema styles had on Joyce and Ulysses. Did you know that Joyce once ran a movie house in Dublin?