Frank Delaney's Re: Joyce

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Re: Joyce! On the international literary feast day of Bloomsday 2010, we launched a podcast to commemorate James Joyce's mighty novel, "Ulysses", the action of which took place in 18 hours of June 16, 1904. Every week you'll find a five-minute mini-essay from me designed to take you through the novel that's on every list of the greatest books ever written. And as Ulysses runs to some 375,000 words, and I mean to go through it sentence by sentence if I have to, in order to convey the full brilliance of this novel - and the enjoyment to be had from it - I'll be podcasting for some time to come! It's such an absorbing book, it's got diamond mines of references, it's so compassionate, so tender, so moving, so funny - and most of us never know that, because most of us have long been daunted by it. No need to be afraid any more - that is, if you make a habit of listening to these podcasts.

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Title: Episode 0 - Introduction to Joyce's Ulysses

Episode 0 - Introduction to Joyce's Ulysses

June 14th, 2010

Frank Delaney introduces his weekly podcast on James Joyce's Ulysses. Go to Episode

Episode 1: We Meet Buck Mulligan

June 15th, 2010

Frank Delaney begins with the first chapter of Ulysses and introduces the character of Buck Mulligan. Go to Episode

Episode 2: The Mocking Continues

June 22nd, 2010

Frank Delaney continues his reading of James Joyce's Ulysses.  This podcast covers paragraphs two and three of the first chapter and introduces the character… Go to Episode

Episode 3: Getting to Know Stephen

June 30th, 2010

Episode Three in which we learn more about Stephen Dedalus including the origins of his name. Go to Episode