(U) Ulysses, “Oxen of the Sun,” Episode 14~pp 377-421.

  Episode References from Stuart Gilbert’s James Joyce’s Ulysses. Title: Oxen of the Sun Scene: The Hospital Time: 10 p.m. Organ: Womb Art: Medicine Colour: White Symbol: Mothers Technic: Embryonic development New material (2022) is italicized. A Few Pregnant Quotes among Many “Dashiell Holles Eamus” Dashiell (Irish): “turning to the right, turning toward the sun”;Down HollesContinue reading “(U) Ulysses, “Oxen of the Sun,” Episode 14~pp 377-421.”

(Da) Homer, Dante, Joyce: Ontology, Heroes, and Hell

Novels require protagonists who grow from this to that. The development of the novel from epic poetry also required a “becoming.’ The epic hero conforms to customs and rituals to overcome obstacles; the modern hero develops new standards of ethics and behavior. This is the essential difference between Homer’s Odysseus and Joyce’s Bloom. In theContinue reading “(Da) Homer, Dante, Joyce: Ontology, Heroes, and Hell”