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Blooms & Barnacles is a blog, podcast and illustration project celebrating the love of James Joyce’s Ulysses. Hosted by Kelly Bryan (blogger) and Dermot O Connor (illustrator), Blooms & Barnacles takes a non-academic approach, mixing banter and pop culture with historical, cultural and literary analysis related to Ulysses and most anything Joyce-adjacent, including chats withContinue reading “Related Websites We Like”

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.com showsContinue reading “Episode 1: “Telemachus” ~pp 1-24″

Episode 2: “Nestor” ~pp 25-37

Episode References from Stuart Gilbert’s James Joyce’s Ulysses. Episode 1 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 our eyes. Secrets,Continue reading “Episode 2: “Nestor” ~pp 25-37”

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) ” Me sits there his augur’s rod of ash in borrowed sandals, by day beside a livid sea, unbeheld, in violet night walking beneath a reign of uncouth stars.”Continue reading “Episode 3:”Proteus,” ~pp 37-51″

Episode 4: Calypso,~pp 54-69

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) “O, rocks!” She said. “Tell us in plain words.” Molly on Geology and vocabulary What’s Important? The attached WordCloud created courtesy of WordCloud.com shows the incidenceContinue reading “Episode 4: Calypso,~pp 54-69”

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 lest of his traps. Find damn all of himself that morning. PennyweightContinue reading “Episode 6, Hades,~pp 86-114”

Episode 8: Lestrygonians, ~pp 149-181

Episode References from Stuart Gilbert’s James Joyce’s Ulysses Title: Lestrygonians Scene: The Lunch Time: 1 p.m. Organ: Esophagus Art: Architecture Colour: (none) Symbol: Constables Technic: Peristaltic One favorite among many quotes “Bloo…Me? No. Blood of the Lamb.” says Bloom What’s Important? The attached WordCloud created courtesy of WordCloud.com shows the incidence of important words appearing inContinue reading “Episode 8: Lestrygonians, ~pp 149-181”

Episode 9: Scylla and Charybdis, ~pp 182-215

Episode References from Stuart Gilbert’s James Joyce’s Ulysses Title: Scylla and Charybdis Scene: The Library Time: 2 p.m. Organ: Brain Art: Literature Colour: (none) Symbol: Stratford, London Technic: Dialectic —You are a delusion, said roundly John Eglinton to Stephen. You have brought us all this way to show us a French triangle. Do you believe yourContinue reading “Episode 9: Scylla and Charybdis, ~pp 182-215”

Episode 10: Wandering Rocks, ~pp 216-251

Episode References from Stuart Gilbert’s James Joyce’s Ulysses Title: Wandering Rocks Scene: The Streets Time: 3 p.m. Organ: Blood Art: Mechanics Colour: (none) Symbol: Citizens Technic: Labryinth One favorite among many quotes —Where did you try? Boody asked.—M’Guinness’s.Boody stamped her foot and threw her satchel on the table.—Bad cess to her big face! she cried. TheContinue reading “Episode 10: Wandering Rocks, ~pp 216-251”