Bloomsday, Wednesday June 16, 2021 at 6:00 pm EDT “in Ulysses, in spite of its unusual frankness, I do not detect anywhere the leer of the sensualist…my considered opinion, after long reflection, is that whilst in many places the effect of Ulysses on the reader undoubtedly is somewhat emetic, nowhere does it tend to beRead more..
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June 16 has been immortalized by lovers of James Joyce’s Ulysses everywhere as “Bloomsday” and has become an annual day of pilgrimage and celebration. Ulysses is the epic hour-by-hour account of one day in Dublin — June 16, 1904. In the novel, the hero, Leopold Bloom — an ordinary Dubliner — is a modern-day OdysseusRead more..