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 first three chapters of the novel. Invisibility (Telemachus) Invisibility (Telemachus) by FathersOfWesternThoughtJJ Lyrics I am the boy That can enjoy Invisibility Chrysostomos! Omphalos! I am the boy That can […]
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 life. He spends the day […]
Stephen Dedalus is the Telamachus character of Joyce’s Odyssey. He is best known for his moody brooding and lives mostly inside of his own head.