Post Tagged with: "Ulysses"

GUEST BLOG—Feeling at Home with Ulysses by Michael Groden

GUEST BLOG—Feeling at Home with Ulysses by Michael Groden

At home. Mentioning Ulysses might conjure up a range of associations – important, classic, difficult, even unreadable – but “at home” isn’t likely to be one of them. Sixteen people felt anything but comfortably home on a Monday morning this past July as they awaited the start of a Toronto […]

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GUEST BLOG—A Ulysses Adventure with Michael Groden

GUEST BLOG—A Ulysses Adventure with Michael Groden

Dear registrants in the “You Can Do It! James Joyce’s Ulysses” seminar – and also those who are considering registering for it: I want to welcome you in advance to the seminar and encourage you to sign up if you are considering it. We titled the seminar “You Can Do […]

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TODAY IN LITERATURE – Dirty Gerty

TODAY IN LITERATURE – Dirty Gerty

Bloom on the Beach was its usual enchanting self in Toronto, the customary clear, dry, sunny, breezy day. Falling on a Saturday did not seem be bring out more than the usual 50 or so regulars with several new faces. Perhaps the early start, 8:30am, keeps away some. Others may […]

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TODAY IN LITERATURE – Homer, James Joyce and Louis Slotin?

TODAY IN LITERATURE – Homer, James Joyce and Louis Slotin?

Last Saturday, Nigel Beale a bibliophile from Ottawa, was in Toronto. We spent a pleasant afternoon browsing used bookstores in my neighbourhood. Over lunch, we naturally talked about what we are reading. Nigel ignited as he told me about Bloom, a slim volume of poetry by a young Canadian,  Michael […]

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