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April 2019

Friday Ulysses Reading Group

April 12 @ 1:05 pm - 1:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:05pm on Friday, repeating until June 7, 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 in time for the Bloomsday Festival in June. 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…

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Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

April 13 @ 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

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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“James Joyce and Revolutions: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Havana 1964” – Teresa Caneda Cabrera

April 15 @ 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

Teresa Caneda Cabrera The James Joyce Centre is delighted to welcome Dr. Teresa Caneda Cabrera for the April instalment in our Spring / Summer 2019 Lecture series. Dr. Caneda Cabrera's talk will focus on the importance of the 1964 Cuban translation of Joyce's novel A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man to the Cuban independence movement. In their search for prototypes which could help legitimate the cultural and political projects of the revolution, Cuban intellectuals of the 1960s invoked James…

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Dubliners Tour

April 16 @ 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
James Joyce's Dubliners

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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Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

April 18 @ 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

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

April 19 @ 1:05 pm - 1:55 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:05pm on Friday, repeating until June 7, 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 in time for the Bloomsday Festival in June. 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…

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Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

April 20 @ 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

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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Dubliners Tour

April 23 @ 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
James Joyce's Dubliners

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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