10 Notorious Literary Slogs That Are Worth the Effort
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Ulysses, James Joyce, 1922 (1934 hand-lettered and designed cover by Ernst Reichl, who was said to be influenced by the paintings of Piet Mondrian)
"The moon. Her nocturnal predominance: her luminary reflection: her potency over effluent refluent waters: her power to enamour, to mortify, to invest with beauty, to render insane, to incite: the tranquil inscrutability of her visage: her dominant resplendent propinquity: her omens of tempest of calm: the stimulation of her light, her motion her presence: the admonition of her craters, her arid seas, her splendour, when visible: her attraction, when invisible.” Yes!
English majors studying or visiting Dublin may want to experience a James Joyce walking tour of Dublin. Not only are the tours a great way to experience and learn about the city, but some of Joyce's most famous works, such as Ulysses and Dubliners, are brought to life. Admission is €8 for students.
James Joyce, photo taken by Alex Ehrenzweig in 1915
Famous last words of James Joyce
dubliners, james joyce - reading it simultaneously
James Joyce, Ulysses, manuscript fragment of the Ithaca episode, 1921. Via Morgan Library.