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[singlepic id=425 w=320 h=240 float=left] Would you have guessed that the episode would end with a talking seal? Professor Gifford is kind enough to remind us that in the Odyssey, seals are connected to the sea-god Proteus–they’re his informants. And Proteus is the title of an upcoming episode–not the next one, but the one after. […]

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[singlepic id=173 w=320 h=240 float=left] This is an especially marvelous page, and the less said about it the better. But something must be said. So Stephen, Mulligan, and Haines are eating their breakfast. There being no refrigerator, milk is delivered every day by a milkwoman, who’s presumably just come from the cows. Stephen (or is […]

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[singlepic id=170 w=320 h=240 float=left] Back to the Odyssey for a second. Stephen is Telemachus, in a house of usurpers, a little too young and too weak to do anything about it but complain. Mulligan, as head usurper, here is still on his tear about selling fine original Irish witticisms to Haines. Stephen plays along […]

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