We all have internal monologues, but it is exceedingly hard to capture the flow of consciousness in words. James Joyce came as close as one can get, and here is the famous example of Molly’s soliloquy. Introduction The last 50 pages of Ulysses (1922) are some of the most extraordinary  prose in the English language. […]

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You can read the full online text here.  There are  also recordings of Joyce’s reading of the text. Text Pieces: page 258 – 259, end of Part 2: “Loud, hear us! Loud, graciously hear us! Now have thy children entered into their habitations. And nationglad, camp meeting over, to shin it, Gov be thanked! Thou […]

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James (Augustine Aloysius) Joyce (1882 – 1941)  is famous for Ulysses, and for Finnegan’s Wake, which is a unique piece of literature. There are probably very few people who read Finnegan’s Wake from the beginning to end, because it is almost unreadable, but nevertheless, once you read a little bit, you always want to come […]

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