James Joyce Reading Circle Usage by Nation during September

James Joyce Reading Circle Usage by Nation during September Activity on the website was less than usual during the month. Few new posts were created. Usage related to Flannery O’Connor is heavily weighted toward US usage. Haiku were added to half the Giacomo Joyce cantos in September. This will be completed in October. This isContinue reading “James Joyce Reading Circle Usage by Nation during September”

(D) about “Ivy Day in the Committee Room”- October 6, the Anniversary of Parnell’s Death

Edwardian Dublin was an occupied city under imposed and foreign institutions. Eight hundred years previously, Stirruped Strongbow took the Dark City. Beyond the Pale, Norman strongholds pockmarked the fortifiable positions. Eventually, most Normans succumbed to Ireland’s charm, but one result was the dilution of old Irish ways. The new masters denuded forests. Farms turned toContinue reading “(D) about “Ivy Day in the Committee Room”- October 6, the Anniversary of Parnell’s Death”

What You Were Reading on the JJRC in September

  There was less new material on the site to read last month. I’ll do better this month. Interest in Giacomo Joyce resumed as haikus were added to the files for a Daily Haiku group on Facebook. Materials about Flannery O’Connor continue to interest some readers. This month excerpts from her letters will be discontinued in favorContinue reading “What You Were Reading on the JJRC in September”