On this day…24 October

On 24 October 1901 John F Taylor made a speech in defence of the Irish language. Joyce may have been present on the evening of 24 October to hear Taylor’s speech in defence of the study of the Irish language. Joyce later used parts of Taylor’s speech in the ‘Aeolus’ episode of Ulysses, and made […]

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[singlepic id=67 w=320 h=240 float=left] Mulligan calls to Stephen from within the tower, pulling Stephen out of a series of flashback visions of his mother. He tells Stephen to come on down like “a good Mosey.”  Gifford, in Ulysses Annotated, parses this as “one who moves slowly or shuffles.”  But I think there’s a strong […]