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A photo-story of Bloomsday and a quick introduction to one of the most important figures in twentieth-century literature.
James Joyce remains one of the great enigmas of Irish literature. A self-imposed exile from his native city created an almost obsessive preoccupation with it for the last 40 years of his life.
Hemingway used to say someone would know something 'like Joyce knew Dublin', and his encyclopedic memory of the city shows in his work. For those of us lucky enough to live here, though, it is his sense of the sounds of the people which is most evocative, rather than some long-forgotten mental map.
Anyway, that's enough of that...
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The James Joyce Centre plays host to the Guinness Bloomsday Breakfast. Pictures of some of the notables as they drop in to pay their respects, chat to Joyceans, and sample the black stuff...
From the Irish Times, this site features all the latest Bloomsday event information, a tour of Joyce's Dublin, and the Jameson Global Bloomsday - a live 'Net event featuring readings from all over the globe.