[Humanist] 31.740 reading Joyce's Ulysses with help
Humanist Discussion Group
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Tue Apr 3 06:54:52 CEST 2018
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 740.
Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2018 09:38:45 -0500
From: Patricia Galloway <galloway at ischool.utexas.edu>
Subject: reading Joyce's Ulysses with help
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My thought: it makes one wonder what expectations Joyce had of his
readers... Thanks to Francois.
On 4/2/2018 5:00 AM, humanist-request at lists.digitalhumanities.org wrote:
> Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 739.
> Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
> Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org
> Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2018 21:20:28 -0400 (EDT)
> From: lachance at chass.utoronto.ca
> Subject: Critical Apparatus and Networked Resources
> In-Reply-To: <20180330071020.BB64E8B0 at s16382816.onlinehome-server.info>
> Found myself wondering about the future of the critical apparatus in a
> networked world with access to supportive resources. These thoughts were
> sparked by an article in Saturday's Globe & Mail by John Semley "Reading
> ulysses? YouTube might help"
> The author takes on the reading of the novel some years after an initial
> foray and makes abundant use of resources available online.
> I referred time and agin to a fairly detailed Wikipedia entry. I
> downloaded a Great Courses lecture series dedicated to Ulysses and even
> picked up a copy of Homer's The Odyssey (Penguin's Robert Fagles
> translation, worth it for Bernard Knox's introduction and notes alone),
> after which Joyce's Ulysses was famously modelled. Chapter by chapter,
> lecture by lecture, I carefully staked through Joyce's bustling Dublin,
> making thorough use of online guides, essays, reviews, YouTube videos and
> other newfangled tools that might have made me feel like a fraud when I
> was an undergrad. A few dozen pages in and Ulysses started to feel less
> daunting. Somewhere along the line, I even began enjoying myself.
> Food for thought.
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