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October 2019

Old Bottles, New Wine: Re-Tasting Irish Literature – Autumn/Winter 2019 Course

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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Join us this Autumn/Winter at the James Joyce Cultural Centre for our Lifelong Learning Programme led by Dr. Caroline Elbay. "Old Bottles, New Wine: Re-Tasting Irish Literature," is a twelve week course which will address identity, politics, memory, and hidden histories in the writing of James Joyce, Sean O’Casey, Brendan Behan, Marina Carr and many others. Over the duration of the course, we will consider themes such as identity, politics (including class and gender), memory (personal, cultural, and inherited), and…

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Friday Ulysses Reading Group

October 25 @ 1:05 pm - 1:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:05 pm on Friday, repeating until December 13, 2019

The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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Ulysses Reading Group 2019 at the James Joyce Centre

Join us every Friday lunchtime at the James Joyce Centre from 1st February to take on Ulysses, the big blue book of Eccles. We’ll start reading at page one on Friday 1st February and progress through the book each week. If we’re lucky, we’ll get to the end by the December of 2019. It will be a unique experience to read this iconic work of fiction together. Copies of Ulysses are available to borrow each week, or bring your own well-thumbed favourite. Participants…

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Dubliners Tour

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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€8 – €10 8 tickets left

Joyce once referred to Dublin as the ‘centre of paralysis’, a city that he felt was backward and repressive in contrast to the modern capitals of Europe. This idea found its expression in Dubliners, a short story collection that illustrates the effects of this restrictive atmosphere on the city’s population. Join our guide on a walk that visits some of the key locations from both the collection and the author’s life, discussing all the while Joyce’s critical portrayal of the social,…

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Old Bottles, New Wine: Re-Tasting Irish Literature – Autumn/Winter 2019 Course

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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Join us this Autumn/Winter at the James Joyce Cultural Centre for our Lifelong Learning Programme led by Dr. Caroline Elbay. "Old Bottles, New Wine: Re-Tasting Irish Literature," is a twelve week course which will address identity, politics, memory, and hidden histories in the writing of James Joyce, Sean O’Casey, Brendan Behan, Marina Carr and many others. Over the duration of the course, we will consider themes such as identity, politics (including class and gender), memory (personal, cultural, and inherited), and…

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November 2019

Friday Ulysses Reading Group

November 1 @ 1:05 pm - 1:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:05 pm on Friday, repeating until December 13, 2019

The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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Ulysses Reading Group 2019 at the James Joyce Centre

Join us every Friday lunchtime at the James Joyce Centre from 1st February to take on Ulysses, the big blue book of Eccles. We’ll start reading at page one on Friday 1st February and progress through the book each week. If we’re lucky, we’ll get to the end by the December of 2019. It will be a unique experience to read this iconic work of fiction together. Copies of Ulysses are available to borrow each week, or bring your own well-thumbed favourite. Participants…

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Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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€8 – €10 12 tickets left

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; Hardwicke Street, the setting of the short…

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“Throwing Shapes: The Morphing Feminine in Joyce” – Dr. Caroline Elbay

November 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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Free 36 tickets left
Dr Caroline Elbay's Autumn/Winter 2018 Course at The James Joyce Cultural Centre

In the Modernist literary context, the term ‘metamorphosis’ elicits immediate associations with Franz Kafka’s novella The Metamorphosis (1915) in which the protagonist, a travelling salesman, Gregor Samsa, awakens one morning to discover that he has been transformed into a bug. From the ‘bird girl’ and ‘bat-like soul’ of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, to the ‘cold nightsnake’ of Giacomo Joyce and the feminised Bloom in ‘Circe’, this lecture will explore how, through metamorphosis – a shifting…

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Old Bottles, New Wine: Re-Tasting Irish Literature – Autumn/Winter 2019 Course

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
+ Google Map

Join us this Autumn/Winter at the James Joyce Cultural Centre for our Lifelong Learning Programme led by Dr. Caroline Elbay. "Old Bottles, New Wine: Re-Tasting Irish Literature," is a twelve week course which will address identity, politics, memory, and hidden histories in the writing of James Joyce, Sean O’Casey, Brendan Behan, Marina Carr and many others. Over the duration of the course, we will consider themes such as identity, politics (including class and gender), memory (personal, cultural, and inherited), and…

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