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Stream of Consciousness

     When you wet the bed first it is warm then it gets cold.  His mother put the on the oilsheet.  That had the queer smell.  His mother had a nicer smell than his father.  

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A review of and thoughts on - A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

I was recommended this novel as an introduction to James Joyce before tackling the monumental Ulysses. ‘A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man’ is lyrical, poetic, statuesque – and somewhat stuffy. 1,435 more words


Silenced . BY ULYSSES!!!

“Thousands” of regular readers must have wondered at my long silence.  Neither Irish Water nor IMMA nor  opinion polls, nor the horrors of SF cover ups of abuse  roused me from my silence. 872 more words

Mid-Summer Sadness

I have rewritten this post three times, I suppose it is difficult for me to accurately describe the two weeks following my initial anal adventure. I was under the mistaken impression that I would be regularly fucked, and the number of rendezvous would only increase. 724 more words

The Birth of Stephen Dedalus

Over the next three days there was a whole lot of texting. Most of our association with one another was via text or email. It is hard for me to imagine courtship without the use of technology. 1,618 more words

Cats and Dogs: Stream of Consciousness in Ulysses Chapters 1-8

Further word vomit regarding the adventures of Leopold Bloom. . . though now Stephen Dedalus has entered the mix as well (because we’ve finally read chapters 1-3, according to my prof’s special order for reading the book). 959 more words


Okay, now we can begin.

Extremely diligent readers of this blog may recall my mentioning Bill and I were planning to sign up for an eight-week course on James Joyce’s… 1,704 more words