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Ulysses
Ulysses | James Joyce
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Saknicole
Ulysses | James Joyce
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Enjoying some remnants of summer after a rainy August. Dillon is off on a motorcycle ride and I am attempting Ulysses which I‘ve been putting off all summer.

Kimberlone Omg Ulysses?! 4w
Saknicole @Kimberlone it has been my very slow goal for this year 3w
Kimberlone Good luck 🙏🏼 3w
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batsy
Ulysses | James Joyce
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#AlphabetGame @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
Letter U

Slim pickings for my U choices, since I have more U-titled books on my TBR than I have read 🙈

I'm going with Ulysses, which I surprisingly loved and had a lot of fun reading. It's wild and it's a trip!!

erzascarletbookgasm I haven‘t read James Joyce 🤔 1mo
Graywacke Some day. I‘m really intimidated by this, and pleased to know to you liked it so much. 1mo
BarbaraBB You had fun reading Ulysses? I am impressed. I read it but was glad when it was over. I admit it was better than O expected on forehand! 1mo
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batsy @erzascarletbookgasm His short stories probably the best way to see if he's your cup of tea 1mo
batsy @Graywacke I understand being intimidated. I have to say that I read it for the first time over a 6 month seminar course, a real deep dive with two very enthusiastic professors and that definitely helped! 1mo
batsy @BarbaraBB Yes, but as I mentioned to Dan above, studying it in a group was helpful to me. I might have struggled/bailed if I read it at a different time on my own. 1mo
BarbaraBB @Graywacke This site really helped me (I think it was a recommendation by @Liz_M ) : https://www.shmoop.com/study-guides/literature/ulysses-joyce/summary 1mo
BarbaraBB @batsy I used the summary mentioned above, I read a piece after each chapter that I finished to confirm for myself what I‘d been reading 🤣 1mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you for playing 📚 1mo
batsy @BarbaraBB I hear you; I referred to the SparkNotes site when we were doing the Shakespeare plays! 😆 1mo
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Zoes_Human
Ulysses | James Joyce
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Panpan

Needlessly abstruse intellectual masturbation.

tpixie Ha! 2mo
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Zoes_Human
Ulysses | James Joyce
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All right Joyce. A sentence should not be 43 pages long. You are not in a big dick contest with Tolstoy. Fucking men.

ozma.of.oz 😂😂 2mo
Daisey I slowly came to appreciate this book more as I worked my way through it, but I definitely had some of these moments as well. One of the interesting things I read about Penelope was that Joyce wrote it with capitalization and punctuation, and then he took it out in later edits. (edited) 2mo
Chrissyreadit You made me laugh out loud in a crowded restaurant (catching dinner before heading home from work) 2mo
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Zoes_Human
Ulysses | James Joyce
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“You have made your second-best bed and others must lie in it.”

I will totally be adding this to my repertoire of baffling things I will say knowingly to strangers as a gray-haired old lady.

LiteraryinLawrence Is it a reference to Shakespearean times, with the custom that the couple sleeps in the home‘s second best bed because the best bed is left for guests? I remember Shakespeare left his second best bed to his wife in his Will, which was actually romantic rather than insulting. 3mo
Zoes_Human @LiteraryinLawrence It probably is. Almost every word in Ulysses is a reference. 3mo
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Daisey
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June #BookSpinBingo! I completed 11 books this month, and I was most satisfied to make it through Ulysses on schedule for the #SandCoUlysses centenary read. I also truly appreciated the message of Tenant of Wildfell Hall (with #PemberLittens) although it was kind of a tough read in places as well. I also stayed on track with the #BibleBuddyRead so we‘re now officially halfway through our yearlong Bible read!

#ReadingStats #MonthlyStats

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Zoes_Human
Ulysses | James Joyce
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“… he growled unamiably …”

Is there really any other way to growl, Joyce?

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Zoes_Human
Ulysses | James Joyce
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“The movements which work revolutions in the world are born out of the dreams and visions in a peasant‘s heart on the hillside. For them the earth is not an exploitable ground but the living mother.”

Leftcoastzen Seeing all those beautiful books is comforting!😸 3mo
Zoes_Human @Leftcoastzen I always feel very safe in that room indeed. It doubles as my guest room, and folks seem to like that aspect as well. 3mo
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Zoes_Human
Ulysses | James Joyce
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Wishing I loved the book as much as the art.

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vivastory
Ulysses | James Joyce
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In honor of the centennial of the events of Joyce's Ulysses, I'd like to post a link to Bloomsday by Irish band Fontaines D.C. Skinty Fia is one of my favorite albums of the year. If you like Joy Division or Interpol, give them a chance!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsiB_0C5-8c

Branwen Oh my gosh, this is so so cool! Thank you for sharing! 💚 3mo
TrishB Oh my hubby never stops going on about this album 😁👍🏻 3mo
batsy I love both JD & Interpol so I'll definitely be giving this a listen! 3mo
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vivastory @batsy I think you'd like them 👏 3mo
vivastory @TrishB Really?! Great tastes! 🤘 3mo
vivastory @Branwen Hope you like it 💙 3mo
Leftcoastzen Yay Bloomsday! 3mo
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Branwen
Ulysses | James Joyce
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Well, I did it! Today I finished Penelope, the last chapter of Ulysses, and thus concluded my reread of the book on the best day possible - Bloomsday! ??? I had to scramble to finish the previous two chapters earlier in the week since I fell behind, but it was all worth it to get to that final chapter, which is my favorite!

"...yes I said yes I will Yes."

#ulysses

BkClubCare Happy Bloomsday! 3mo
marleed Oh congrats! 3mo
DivineDiana 👏🏻📚🎉 3mo
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Ruthiella Perfect timing! 3mo
Branwen @Ruthiella Right?! It was so perfect! 💕📚 @DivineDiana @marleed Thank you! 💕 @BkClubCare And to you as well! 💕 3mo
arlenefinnigan Well timed! Nice t shirt, I have the same one 😉 3mo
Branwen @arlenefinnigan Thanks! Ulysses fans unite! 🤣 3mo
Daisey Wonderful! I have been busy lately and completely missed your post! I can‘t say this book is going to become a favorite, but I am so glad@to have read it this year and I did really like this annotated edition. 3mo
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Branwen
Ulysses | James Joyce
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HAPPY BLOOMSDAY! 🎉💚🎉💚🎉💚🎉💚🎉💚🎉

June 16th, 1904 is the date on which Ulysses by James Joyce takes place! Because of this, the date has long been known and celebrated as Bloomsday! 💕📚 This year is even more special than most because it is the 100th anniversary of the publication on Ulysses! #ulysses

marleed Oh cool - Sep you collect copies of Ulysses!? 3mo
Branwen @marleed It's not something I planned on doing...I just kept coming across editions that I really liked and couldn't say no to! 🤣 3mo
melmes Cool! never heard of this day 3mo
glowyone You're telling me that entire book takes place in a single day?! 3mo
Branwen @glowyone Yes, it sure does! Isn't that so neat? 😃 3mo
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Daisey
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✅ Completed! June 16 is the day on which Ulysses is set & I did manage to read it between February 2 (date of publication & Joyce‘s birthday) & today along with the Friends of Shakespeare & Co centenary read! I won‘t say I completely enjoyed it, but I believe it is well worth the effort of reading. I found all the writing styles fascinating, was amazed by the allusions, and truly enjoyed parts of it. Happy #Bloomsday!

#SandCoUlysses #1001books

Graywacke Congrats! 🙂 3mo
DivineDiana 👏🏻🎉👏🏻 3mo
wanderinglynn 🎉👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Congrats! 3mo
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Branwen Happy Bloomsday! 🎉💚🎉💚🎉 3mo
Saknicole Awesome! That‘s my summer read that I am about to start! Nice work finishing it for Bloomsday! 3mo
Daisey @Saknicole Fantastic! I‘ll look forward to seeing what you think of it. 3mo
JazzFeathers 👏👏👏👏👏💪😁 3mo
Daisey @JazzFeathers Thanks! I have Bible School prep this week, but hopefully after that I‘ll actually be able to get back to reading a few of Tolkien‘s letters again! 3mo
JazzFeathers @Daisey I'm catching up at the moment. Just read the famous letter to Woldham yesterday night, the one where Tolkien told about the Silmarillion. Alwayscan emotion 💚 3mo
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TheKidUpstairs
Ulysses | James Joyce
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#OnThisDay in (fictional) 1904 "Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead…" and the following Chronicle of a day in the life of Leopold Bloom left an indelible mark on the literary world. The first mention of a Bloomsday celebration comes from a letter written in 1924, and it has evolved into a global celebration of Joyce's work. One famous literary couple got married on 16 June 1956 to honour the day (any guesses who?) #HistoryGetsLIT

TrishB I thought it was Plath/Hughes but they‘re 1956 🤷‍♀️ 4mo
TheKidUpstairs @TrishB and that's what I get for not reading it over before posting! Totally put the wrong year, oops! Updating now... 4mo
TrishB 😁👍🏻 I‘m a mad Plath fan and it‘s my daughters birthday today so I don‘t forget! 4mo
Graywacke @TrishB extra points for figuring this out and correcting the type-o ( @TheKidUpstairs - love your posts!) 3mo
Branwen Happy Bloomsday! 🎉💚🎉💚🎉💚🎉 3mo
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LeslieO
Ulysses | James Joyce
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Zoes_Human
Ulysses | James Joyce
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I‘m quite taken by this.

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andrew61
Ulysses | James Joyce
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#bookmoods #dnf
I rarely if ever bail but in the year of its publication I have to confess tried twice, failed twice. One day !!!!!!

Tamra I think it‘s an acquired taste….I haven‘t even tried! 🤭 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I used to always finish a book, but life is too short 🤪 4mo
Graywacke Have you considered one of the companion guides? I have a one-day plan too, but I‘ll need that kind of help. 4mo
Cathythoughts I never got past the first page , I‘m leaving it for my next lifetime 😁 4mo
Centique @Cathythoughts me too Cathy!! 4mo
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Zoes_Human
Ulysses | James Joyce
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Loving the art of this edition

Leftcoastzen I want that edition! 4mo
Zoes_Human @Leftcoastzen Be forewarned, it‘s SUPER heavy. I have to use a couple of throw pillows to hold it up. 4mo
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Zoes_Human
Ulysses | James Joyce
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“Paris rawly waking, crude sunlight on her lemon streets.”

Well, that‘s fucking delicious.

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Zoes_Human
Ulysses | James Joyce
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“History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.”

From your mouth to God‘s ears, James.

bibliobliss I tried with this one. Good luck to you! 4mo
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Daisey
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I‘ve made it to and have begun reading the final episode! Written from Molly‘s perspective, this one is tough for me because of the very meandering style and complete lack of punctuation. I‘m getting the gist of it and also referencing the Ulysses Guide website for further clarification.

#SandCoUlysses #1001books

JazzFeathers Oh. My. Goodness. 4mo
Daisey @JazzFeathers It‘s some of the most stream of consciousness writing I‘ve ever read, and that‘s seldom a style I enjoy. Also, fascinating fact from the pre-reading and podcasts, apparently Joyce wrote it with punctuation and the. Took it out in late edits! Also, she refers to various men as he, and you just have to figure out which is which. 4mo
JazzFeathers @Daisey That is so strange! 4mo
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Zoes_Human
Ulysses | James Joyce
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“Etiquette is etiquette. He kills his mother but he can‘t wear grey trousers.”

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Daisey
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The Ithaca episode of Ulysses is written with a catechism technique, in that it‘s a series of questions & answers, and uses complex vocabulary even when describing simple things. The audio podcast by Shakespeare & Co includes most of it read by 2 narrators for the questions & answers. It provides a lot of information; however, not all of the information can be trusted as accurate. Read over several days, it was fascinating & sometimes amusing.

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Daisey
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I‘m working this week to make progress and catch up on this centenary read of Ulysses. This evening that includes some pages of Eumaeus in the hammock.

#SandCoUlysses

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Daisey
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I‘m diving into the middle of the long Circe episode of Ulysses with the podcast from Friends of Shakespeare and Company alongside a simple supper tonight. This episode is written in the style of a play script, and the audio by multiple readers is a great way to listen along. Also, even with my pre-reading prep and explanatory podcasts, this episode is crazier than I expected.

#ReadAndEat #SandCoUlysses #1001books

JazzFeathers I'm really enjoying reading your updates on Ulysses 😜 4mo
Daisey @JazzFeathers Thanks! I don‘t know that I‘m going to end up thinking it‘s amazing like so many, but for the most part I‘m enjoying the journey and appreciating the work and thought that went into writing it. 4mo
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Branwen
Ulysses | James Joyce
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Chapter Thirteen: Nausicaa
Scene: The Rocks
Hour: 8:00 pm

I got off track on my Ulysses journey and missed a couple weeks of reading. But as long as I read one chapter a week from here on out I'll still have it completed by Bloomsday! 😀 This is my second favorite chapter, with Penelope being the first! 💕📚

#ulysses

Daisey I got off track for awhile this spring as well, but I‘ve put a lot of time in this week catching up. It requires a decent amount of effort, but I do feel I get more out of it when I read longer sections at a time. 4mo
Branwen @Daisey That's awesome! 📚💕 4mo
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Daisey
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Last night I finished the Nausicaa episode of Ulysses, which was my #BookSpin square 5 for May. Today I‘ve been slowly reading through the episode Oxen of the Sun. The quote on the left is from the Ulysses Guide website episode description. So far, I‘ve been a bit lost, noticed several Biblical references, learned some vocabulary, actually laughed at a few phrases, and even recognized one of the styles of writing on my own. ⬇️

Daisey I doubt I‘ll finish this episode tonight, but by listening to some explanatory podcasts and referring to lots of notes as I read, I‘m enjoying it more than expected.
#SandCoUlysses #1001books
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Daisey 🔗 https://www.ulyssesguide.com/14-oxen-of-the-sun At some point I‘ll also check out a copy of the book 4mo
Daisey ✅ Finished the episode this morning! It was tough, but I also found the various writing styles really interesting. 4mo
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Daisey
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Today was an absolutely beautiful day, and I enjoyed a good part of it outside. This evening I started the Cyclops episode of Ulysses while getting the grill ready, paused for supper itself, and then finished the rest of the episode. Overall, I found this to be an entertaining section. I started out confused, but the Ulysses Guide website was helpful in clarifying the writing style.

#SandCoUlysses #ReadAndEat #1001books

Leftcoastzen Love that book ! 5mo
BarbaraBB I used Shmoop making et way through Ulysses. Very helpful too: https://www.shmoop.com/study-guides/literature/ulysses-joyce/summary 5mo
Daisey @Leftcoastzen I can‘t say I‘m loving it, but I‘m definitely appreciating the read. 5mo
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Daisey @BarbaraBB Thanks! I just went and skimmed through the summaries of the sections I‘ve already read. I‘ll add this to my list of resources. 5mo
BarbaraBB It really did help me to make it a bit more accessible! 5mo
JazzFeathers The Cyclopes? You mean the Ulysses really echoes the story of the Homeric Ulysses? 5mo
Daisey @JazzFeathers Yes, most of the episodes are named in reference to the Oyssey. Some of the connections are clearer than others, but the whole wandering journey can be seen as a comparison. 5mo
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Kristin_Reads
Ulysses | James Joyce
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How did I miss this?! The famous Paris bookshop, Shakespeare and Company, is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the publishing of James Joyce‘s Ulysses by releasing a chapter a week in podcast, read by authors such as Colm Toibin, Douglas Stuart, Ali Smith, Katie Kitamura, etc… Which is perfect timing because I‘m currently reading The Paris Bookseller and so motivated to finally read Ulysses.

tpixie It‘s a great companion piece! Here‘s another great podcast to use to interpret Ulysses. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/frank-delaneys-re-joyce/id377763645 5mo
Daisey I‘m currently way behind, but I‘m listening to this and reading along! 5mo
Leftcoastzen Very cool ! 5mo
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Kristin_Reads @tpixie Oh, wow! That‘s a great find. Thank you!! 5mo
Kristin_Reads @Daisey How fun! I can‘t wait to dive in. 5mo
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Branwen
Ulysses | James Joyce
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Chapter Twelve: Cyclops
Scene: Tavern
Hour: 5:00pm
Favorite quote:
"But it's no use. Force, hatred, history, all that. That's not life for men and women: insult and hatred. Everybody knows that it's the very opposite of that which is really life. Love, I mean."

#ulysses

tpixie Great progress!! 5mo
Leftcoastzen The timelessness of Joyce on full display. Wish people in general would improve. 5mo
Branwen @tpixie Thanks! 😃💕 @Leftcoastzen Sad but true! ❤ 5mo
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Branwen
Ulysses | James Joyce
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Chapter Eleven: Sirens
Scene: Concert Room
Hour: 4:00pm
Favorite Quote: "The sweets of sin. Sweet are the sweets. Of sin."

#ulysses

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Daisey
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This morning‘s reading included continuing Ulysses. Sirens is definitely written in an interesting style and one I very much appreciate listening to with audio.

#SandCoUlysses #1001books

OriginalCyn620 Love your mug! 😁 6mo
Daisey @OriginalCyn620 Thanks! This one was a Christmas gift and it might be my new favorite non bookish mug. 6mo
JazzFeathers What is Sirens about? Is it a fairytale retelling? 😜 6mo
Daisey @JazzFeathers It‘s referencing the sirens of the Odyssey and includes a couple of barmaids as well as plenty of not so subtle innuendo. The whole episode had a very musical style of writing which made it especially interesting to listen to. 🎶 6mo
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Branwen
Ulysses | James Joyce
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Chapter Ten: Wandering Rocks
Scene: Streets
Hour: 3:00pm
Favorite Quote: Shakespeare is the happy hunting ground of all minds that have lost their balance."

I'm halfway through Ulysses! Well, in terms of chapters anyway - eight left to go! This chapter, Wandering Rocks, is my favorite so far. I really loved seeing the wide panoramic view of Dublin and its inhabitants!

#ulysses

DivineDiana I love this edition! Tried to locate to no avail. Would you share where you found your copy? 6mo
Daisey I enjoyed the variety of views of the city in this chapter as well. 6mo
Branwen @Daisey It was so vivid! @DivineDiana I got it on Amazon, actually! If you search illustrated Ulysses it's one of the first ones that comes up! 👍 6mo
DivineDiana Thank you! 🙂 6mo
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Daisey
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After reading very little of it in March, I‘m back to Ulysses. To be honest, I got stuck in Scylla & Charybdis, so this morning I just pushed through it without trying to follow closely or check any references. Now, I‘m on to Wandering Rocks with the Joyce Project.

#SandCoUlysses #1001books

JazzFeathers I'm still not sure I'll ever have the guts to read Ulysses. Joyce's youth stories are already difficult enough for me 😱 6mo
Daisey @JazzFeathers It‘s definitely tough! I‘m pairing audio with print and using a few different sets of annotations as well as often listening to explanatory podcasts before the chapters. The goal is to read it between the publish date and the date on which it is set in June, but I‘m not sure I‘ll keep up to finish on time. 6mo
JazzFeathers @Daisey It does sound like hard going 😰 6mo
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Branwen
Ulysses | James Joyce
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Chapter Nine: Scylla and Charybdis
Scene: Library
Hour: 2:00pm

Nine chapters down and nine to go! I think this is one of the more difficult chapters to get through. But! I liked being back with Stephen Dedalus again!

#ulysses #catsoflitsy #chaplin

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Branwen
Ulysses | James Joyce
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Chapter Eight: Lestrygonians
Scene: Lunch
Hour: 1:00pm

This chapter, though enjoyable, felt really long somehow. #ulysses

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Daisey
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I haven‘t been reading much of Ulysses during the week, but I felt I should read a few pages of this Irish classic to celebrate St. Patrick‘s Day. I started Scylla & Charybdis and will continue it this weekend. I paired my reading with some Jameson.

#SandCoUlysses

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Branwen
Ulysses | James Joyce
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This is the chapter I struggled with the most so far, and I remember the same struggle from the first time I read it! ?? There's just a lot going on here, but it's ultimately very rewarding if you stick with it.

Chapter Seven: Aelous
Scene: The Newspaper
Hour: Noon
Favorite Quote: "Everything speaks in its own way."

#ulysses

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Branwen
Ulysses | James Joyce
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I missed my weekly Ulysses chapter last week so I'm doing two this week to catch up! This is a somber chapter - lots of ruminations about death and about life. Much to consider here!

Chapter Six: Hades
Scene: The Graveyard
Hour: 11:00am
Favorite Quote: "If little Rudy had lived. See him grow up. Hear his voice in the house. Walking beside Molly in an Eton suit. My son. Me in his eyes. Strange feeling it would be."

#ulysses #catsoflitsy #chaplin

Leftcoastzen 😻💗hearts for Chaplin & little Jimmy Joyce! 7mo
Branwen @Leftcoastzen 💚😻 7mo
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Mitch
Ulysses | James Joyce
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Joyce made these notes when writing chapter 14. Each time Joyce used an idea he crossed it out in red or blue pencil. I love the Treasures Gallery at the British Library - there‘s something so special about being near the page that an author has touched!

ErinSueMreads Holy moly. His brain astounds me 7mo
AmyG Genius. I can‘t read his books without cliffnotes. (Same with Faulkner). 7mo
Mitch @ErinSueMreads agreed! It‘s so great to be able to peer inside his brain! 7mo
Mitch @AmyG 👍🏼🤣👍🏼 7mo
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Daisey
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I prefer listening to a few podcast readings of Ulysses together rather than 1 daily, so today I listened to all 6 of the Lestrygonians readings. This episode includes Bloom stopping for lunch and has lots of food discussion. As usual, I supplemented my reading with the Ulysses Guide website, the Joyce Project website, & annotations in my print copy. I‘ll listen to the newest Bloomcast before tackling the next episode.

#SandCoUlysses #1001books

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tpixie
Ulysses | James Joyce
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I‘m reading Ulysses along with Friends of Shakespeare and Company read Ulysses by James Joyce & some of my Litsy Book Club members.
The going is slow, while reading along with Frank Delaney‘s Re: Joyce podcast, but I‘m loving listening to him and hearing all the backstories & annotations.
#SandCoUlysses #LitsyBookClub

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Butterfinger
Ulysses | James Joyce
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I'm finally at chapter 4. #SandCoUlysses @Daisey @tpixie @Branwen I find that I am listing all the literary references that I can easily identify. I understand that he references the Bible, but I can't tell if I think it blasphemy. I think he writes Mulligan to mock Christianity. It is how Joyce feels. I get that.

tpixie Yes! I agree Mulligan mocks religion 7mo
Branwen I agree! Milligan mocks religion and Dedalus struggles with religion. 7mo
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Daisey
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I haven‘t picked up Ulysses in a full week. I did listen to the Friends of Shakespeare & Company Bloomcast episode about Aeolus & Lestrygonians while driving to and from school one day. This evening I started listening to Aeolus with supper, and I may try to finish it later this evening. I found the style of this chapter an interesting change, and I especially enjoyed some of the word play.

#SandCoUlysses #1001books #ReadAndEat

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Branwen
Ulysses | James Joyce
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I don't think Chaplin is very impressed with Ulysses! He fell asleep on the corner of the book before I even finished this week's chapter! 😂😹💕📖 #catsoflitsy #littenkitten #chaplin

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Branwen
Ulysses | James Joyce
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Chapter Five: Lotus Eaters
The Scene: The Bath
Hour: 10:00am

Favorite quote: "Nice kind of evening feeling. Just loll there: quiet dusk: let everything rip. Forget. Tell about places you have been, strange customs. Getting the supper: fruit, olives, lovely cool water out of the well stonecold. She listens with big dark soft eyes. Tell her: more and more: all. Then a sigh: silence. Long long long rest."

#ulysses

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Branwen
Ulysses | James Joyce
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Chapter Four: Calypso
Scene: The House
Hour: 8:00am

I don't have a favorite quote for this chapter, because I really love this entire sequence! After the lofty tangle of tortured thoughts we experience being in Stephen's head (which I also loved!), the utter physicality of Leopold Bloom's morning is absolutely delightful! ❤ #ulysses

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Daisey
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It‘s been a busy week without a lot of reading time, but tonight we got an announcement of a regular snow day tomorrow so I decided to stay up late and finish reading the Hades episode of Ulysses.

#SandCoUlysses #1001books

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Faibka
Ulysses | James Joyce
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“Hold to the now, the here, through which all future plunges to the past”
So very happy to see several people reading one of my favorite books! Perhaps it‘s time for a reread 🙂
@Daisey @tpixie thank you for letting me know about the SandCo read along!

tpixie Yes!!! 7mo
Daisey Yes! It would be great if you would join in for a reread. I‘m enjoying it much more than expected! 7mo
Faibka @Daisey I‘m so happy to hear that! 7mo
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Branwen
Ulysses | James Joyce
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Last Dedalus chapter before plunging into Leopold Bloom's day! ?

Chapter Three: Proteus
Scene: The Strand
Hour: 11:00am
Favorite Quote: "He had come nearer the edge of the sea and wet sand slapped his boots. The new air greeted him, harping in wild nerves, wind of wild air of seeds of brightness."

#ulysses

Leftcoastzen 👏 7mo
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