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April 2015

Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
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The ‘Lestrygonians’ episode of Ulysses sees Leopold Bloom make his way through the city centre on his way from Middle Abbey Street to the National Library. As he begins to feel the rumblings of hunger, his thoughts become centred on the social, political, cultural and religious importance of food; as he goes on to think, food underlies all relations to the extent that ‘peace and war depend on some fellows digestion’. Bloom’s musings on the importance of food are mixed…

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Joyce & the Irish Literary Revival Tour – Sat, 4th April

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
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James Joyce grew up in a Dublin where politics, art and culture were intrinsic parts of everyday life and conversation. Nationalism was on the rise and, in the world of literature, artists were engaging with ideas of Irish identity and experience in what was known as the Irish Literary Revival. Joyce was shaped by this environment, but he had a complex relationship with his contemporaries and his nation. Join us on a tour that explores Joyce’s debt to major Revivalist…

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Joyce Circular Tour

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
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Though Joyce lived most of his life outside of Ireland, Dublin would provide the backdrop for virtually all of his work. On a stroll around the north inner city, our guide will explain the real-life inspiration behind some of Joyce’s most celebrated writing and will show just how central the streetscape of the ‘Hibernian metropolis’ is to the author’s life and art. The tour visits stops such as Joyce’s alma mater, Belvedere College; North Hardwicke Street, the setting of the…

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Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

April 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
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The ‘Lestrygonians’ episode of Ulysses sees Leopold Bloom make his way through the city centre on his way from Middle Abbey Street to the National Library. As he begins to feel the rumblings of hunger, his thoughts become centred on the social, political, cultural and religious importance of food; as he goes on to think, food underlies all relations to the extent that ‘peace and war depend on some fellows digestion’. Bloom’s musings on the importance of food are mixed…

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Joyce & the Irish Literary Revival Tour – Sat, 11th April

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
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James Joyce grew up in a Dublin where politics, art and culture were intrinsic parts of everyday life and conversation. Nationalism was on the rise and, in the world of literature, artists were engaging with ideas of Irish identity and experience in what was known as the Irish Literary Revival. Joyce was shaped by this environment, but he had a complex relationship with his contemporaries and his nation. Join us on a tour that explores Joyce’s debt to major Revivalist…

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