Guest Blog: Fathers of Western Thought

Fathers Of Western Thought continue their guest blog for the James Joyce Centre, with songs and lyrics based on Ulysses. These songs are based on the last three chapters of the novel, ‘Eumaeus’, ‘Itacha’ and ‘Penelope’. Love My Dirty Shirt Love My Dirty Shirt (Eumaeus) by FathersOfWesternThoughtJJ Lyrics Why did you leave Your father’s house? […]

Leopold Bloom

[singlepic id=586 w=320 h=240 float=] The everyman hero of Ulysses, Joyce’s reworking of Odysseus.  Bloom is 38 years old, Hungarian Jewish from his father (Rudolf Virag) and Irish Catholic from his mother (Ellen Higgins).  He currently works as an ad canvasser for the newspaper The Freeman’s Journal, but he’s had other odd jobs throughout his […]