bloomsday night

Its the end of blooms day we join the two main charcater drunk in a cabmans shelters in the early hours of what is the 17th june 1904 ,they have a encoutner with a drunken sailor . stephen departs with Corley a charcater that turns in two of Joyces other books .the picture isn’t the actual shelter that is no longer there

joyce triva – there is a book called the bloomsday dead by adrian mckinty published by serpents tail ,also there is a great book called ulysses and us by Declan Kiberd that helps unlock ulysses for the reader .

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bloomsday afternoon

for my next visit to dublin i choose one of the most famous scenes and the one that scholars link the book to the odysses ,joyce had read charles lambs childrens adaptation as a child ,we now find the books other main charcaterLeopold bloom  in a dublin pub having a arguement with a unanmed man but thought to be based on Joyces own father .Bloom storms out of the pub and has a biscuit tin hurled at him ,thus echoing the cyclops throwing the ship in homers book .

BLOOMSDAY FACT –

U2’S SONG BREATH IS ABOUT A EVENT ON 16TH JUNE

bloomsday morning

in three posts today I ll bring the sights of Joyce’s master piece ulyesses –

Its early morning in dublin and Stephen Dedalus and buck muligan are in sandy cove at martello tower having a hearty irish breakfast ,the events in this part of the book are some what autobiographical having been based on a incident in Joyces own life at said tower .

Bloomsday triva –

the film before sunrise is on june the 16th as well !

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