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Peter Chrisp
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Writer and James Joyce obsessive, living in Brighton, UK
Writer and James Joyce obsessive, living in Brighton, UK

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Two Songs Sung by Joyce
For this year's Bloomsday, Derek Pyle and Krzysztof Bartnicki have put together a huge bibliography of music inspired by Joyce over at Waywords and Meansigns . They've discovered that 'Joyce’s ghost is found in nearly every genre of music, from experimental...
Two Songs Sung by Joyce
Two Songs Sung by Joyce
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A Walking Tour of Joyce's Paris 2: Seventh Arrondissement and Champs Elysées
'a skyerscape of most eyeful hoyth entowerly' ( Finnegans Wake 4.36) 'The
Seventh Arrondissment, with its broad avenues and ornate, balconied
houses, had always been one of Joyce's favourite sections of Paris. When
he stepped out of his house he could se...
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A Walking Tour of Joyce's Paris: The Left Bank
Here's a beautiful photograph of Sylvia Beach and James Joyce in Paris. To find out where it was taken, c ome with me on a walking tour of Joyce's Paris !   We begin at 177 B oulevard du M ontparnasse, outside the Closerie de Lilas , where Joyce had his fir...
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The Joyce Trail in Paris: Montparnasse
I've
just had a big birthday ( which means that I've now outlived James
Joyce). As a surprise present, Lisa booked us four nights in Paris, a
city we haven't visited in twenty years. To get ready, I plotted Joyce's
many addresses, favourite restaurants,...
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Delmore Schwartz's Wake
Here's another annotated Wake . I t b elonged to t he poet and short story writer, Del more Sc hwart z (1913-66), and i t was posted o n twitter by the Bei neke Rare Books and M anuscripts Library at Yale. It w as disp la yed in their recent exhibition, The...
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When McCarthy took the Flure at Enniscorthy
You may travel all thro' Europe, and then 'round by Chesapake;  You may meet with many warriors, but don't make a mistake,  For the pride of balls and parties, and the glory of a wake,  Was Demetrius O'Flannigan McCarthy.  'Twas late be went to breakfast, a...
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When McCarthy took the Flure at Enniscorthy
You may travel all thro' Europe, and then 'round by Chesapake;  You may meet with many warriors, but don't make a mistake,  For the pride of balls and parties, and the glory of a wake,  Was Demetrius O'Flannigan McCarthy.  'Twas late be went to breakfast, a...
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Our Annotated Wakes
' Finnegans Wake for Fritz Senn is what we do with it. But it is also what it does with us. We produce a wake by the way we steer, but we also steer by the Wake that we produce.' Finn Fordham, Lots of Fun at Finnegans Wake One thing that many of us do with ...
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Our Annotated Wakes
' Finnegans Wake for Fritz Senn is what we do with it. But it is also what it does with us. We produce a wake by the way we steer, but we also steer by the Wake that we produce.' Finn Fordham, Lots of Fun at Finnegans Wake One thing that many of us do with ...
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Joyce and Eliot: Part 2 Beginning Finnegans Wake
'I remember Tom in Ottoline’s room at Garsington saying...how could anyone write again after achieving the immense prodigy of
the last chapter?'   Virginia Woolf, Diary, 15 January 1941 The first piece Joyce wrote after Ulysses Joyce was only 39 when he fi...
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