About Giacomo Joyce (GJ)

James Joyce’s Personal Obsession The last task should be deciding what type of artistic creation is Giacomo Joyce. It would be helpful to begin reading with that task in mind. It might be a prose poem. It might be a diary, a confession, or an exploration of streams of consciousness. Joyce called the episodes sketches when PoundContinue reading “About Giacomo Joyce (GJ)”

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Tom O’Carroll, a Friend to the JJRC, Sends Musical Joycean Cheer for Saint Patrick’s Day. Tom’s entertainment begins with his treatment of “Finnegan’s Wake.” Sing along. There’s no one listening. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-_xVishGgg The Art of Bloomsday at the Olivier Cornet Gallery of Dublin If you find yourself with an irresistible yearning for the ineluctable modality ofContinue reading “Related Websites We Like”

(U) Episode 1: “Telemachus” ~pp 1-24.

Episode References from Stuart Gilbert’s James Joyce’s Ulysses. Title: Telemachus Scene: The Tower Hour: 8 a.m. Organ: (none) Art: Theology Colour: White, gold Symbol: Heir Technic: Narrative (young) “Horn of a bull, hoof of a horse, smile of a Saxon.”   Stephen’s dangers to the Irish. What’s Important? The attached WordCloud created courtesy of WordCloud.comContinue reading “(U) Episode 1: “Telemachus” ~pp 1-24.”

(U) Episode 2: “Nestor” ~pp 25-37.

    Episode References from Stuart Gilbert’s James Joyce’s Ulysses. Episode 2 Title: Nestor Scene: The School Hour: 10 a.m. Organ: (none) Art: History Colour: Brown Symbol: Horse Technic: Catechism (personal) “My childhood bends beside me. Too far for me to lay a hand there once or lightly. Mine is far and his secret as ourContinue reading “(U) Episode 2: “Nestor” ~pp 25-37.”

(U) Episode 3: “Proteus,” ~pp 37-51.

Episode References from Stuart Gilbert’s James Joyce’s Ulysses. Title: Proteus Scene: Sandymount Strand Hour: 11 a.m. Organ: (none) Art: Philology Colour: Green Symbol: Tide Technic: Monologue (male) One Favorite Quote among Many ” Me sits there his augur’s rod of ash in borrowed sandals, by day beside a livid sea, unbeheld, in violet night walking beneathContinue reading “(U) Episode 3: “Proteus,” ~pp 37-51.”

(U) Episode 4: “Calypso,”~pp 54-69.

Chamber of the Scalded Pot copyright@ don ward, 2020 Episode References from Stuart Gilbert’s James Joyce’s Ulysses. Title: Calypso Scene: The House (7 Eccles Street) Hour: 8 a.m. Organ: Kidney Art: Economics Colour: Orange Symbol: Nymph Technic: Narrative (mature) One Favorite Quote among Many “O, rocks!” She said. “Tell us in plain words.” Molly on GeologyContinue reading “(U) Episode 4: “Calypso,”~pp 54-69.”

(U) Episode 18: “Penelope,” ~pp 723-783.

Gibraltar on Liffey copyright @ don ward, 2020 Episode References from Stuart Gilbert’s James Joyce’s Ulysses Title: Penelope Scene: The Bed Time: (none) Organ: Flesh Art: (none) Colour: (none) Symbol: Earth Technic: Monologue (female) One favorite among many quotes “…she had too much old chat in her about politics and earthquakes and the end of theContinue reading “(U) Episode 18: “Penelope,” ~pp 723-783.”

(U) Episode 5: “The Lotus Eaters,” ~pp 70-85.

Episode References from Stuart Gilbert’s James Joyce’s Ulysses. Title: The Lotus Eaters Scene: The Bath Hour: 10 a.m. Organ: Genitals Art: Botany, Chemistry Colour: (None) Symbol: Eucharist Technic: Narcissism One Favorite Quote among Many “Curse your noisy pugnose.” Bloom mentally abuses the “honking” tram driver blocking his view What’s Important? The attached WordCloud created courtesy ofContinue reading “(U) Episode 5: “The Lotus Eaters,” ~pp 70-85.”

(U) Episode 6: “Hades,” ~pp 86-114.

    Episode References from Stuart Gilbert’s James Joyce’s Ulysses Title: Hades Scene: The Graveyard Hour: 11 a.m. Organ: Heart Art: Religion Colour: White, Black Symbol: Caretaker Technic: Incubism “Get up! Last day! Then every fellow mousing around for his liver and his lights and the rest of his traps. Find damn all of himself thatContinue reading “(U) Episode 6: “Hades,” ~pp 86-114.”