[Humanist] 31.740 reading Joyce's Ulysses with help

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Tue Apr 3 06:54:52 CEST 2018


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 740.
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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
        In-Reply-To: <mailman.11.1522663211.12569.humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org>


My thought: it makes one wonder what expectations Joyce had of his 
readers... Thanks to Francois.
Pat Galloway

On 4/2/2018 5:00 AM, humanist-request at lists.digitalhumanities.org wrote:
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>                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 739.
>              Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
>                         www.digitalhumanities.org/humanist
>                  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>
>
> Willard,
>
> 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.
>
> <quote>
> 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.
> </quote>
>
> Food for thought.






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