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Updating DW in an odd awkward break between teaching. Wow, just like old times. Anyway, I still have many essays in my head but I don't have time to write them, so here is some other people's stuff instead:

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Date: 2015-10-23 01:00 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] seekingferret
As someone who has read Ulysses, I can testify to its accuracy. It's extremely clear that around chapter 3, Joyce got annoyed with how much of a tool Stephen is and introduced Bloom. And the enjoyability of the subsequent chapters for me is largely determined by the Bloom:Stephen ratio.

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Date: 2015-10-28 01:48 pm (UTC)
seekingferret: Photo of me with my 2012 Purim beard, with stripes shaven into it. (Default)
From: [personal profile] seekingferret
I'm not sure I can think of a book 'for grownups' that's more fun to read aloud than Ulysses.

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Date: 2015-10-23 08:42 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] hunningham
Some nice posts here. I've been feeling too busy / tired / stressed to comment or write much recently but still managing to read and enjoy. And now going back to try and comment on some of the nice things I've read.

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Date: 2015-10-23 10:35 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] lizcommotion
these are all AMAZING links. thank you!

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Miscellaneous. Eclectic. Random. Perhaps markedly literate, or at least suffering from the compulsion to read any text that presents itself, including cereal boxes.

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