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September 2019

Footsteps of Leopold Bloom

September 12 @ 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 10 tickets left

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 with a…

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Friday Ulysses Reading Group

September 13 @ 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 20, 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

September 14 @ 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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“Joyce In Performance” – Dr. Jonathan Creasy

September 16 @ 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 34 tickets left

The James Joyce Centre is delighted to welcome Dr. Jonathan Creasy for the first installment in our 2019 Autumn/Winter Lecture Series. “He ought to have either died naturally or on the scaffold high. Like actresses, always farewell positively last performance then come up smiling again.” —Ulysses, “Eumaeus” This talk explores performative aspects of Joyce’s work from his play Exiles to the prose styles of Ulysses and Finnegans Wake. It also focuses on adaptations of Joyce’s work for music and stage, particularly…

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Dubliners Tour

September 17 @ 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

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

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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€120 – €140 4 tickets left

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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Footsteps of Leopold Bloom

September 19 @ 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

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 with a…

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Friday Ulysses Reading Group

September 20 @ 1:05 pm - 1:55 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:05 pm on Friday, repeating until December 20, 2019

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