Ulysses Reading Group Meeting – Sunday 21 May 2017

The next meeting of the Ulysses reading group is on Sunday 21st of May, 2017. We meet in the New Headingley Club at 7.30pm.

We are continuing our reading of the Eumaeus episode.


Ulysses Reading Group Meeting – Sunday 9 April 2017

The next meeting of the Ulysses reading group is on Sunday the 9th of April, 2017. We meet in the New Headingley Club at 7.30pm.

The new episode is Eumaeus, in which the cabman’s shelter under Butt Bridge takes the part of the swineherd’s hut in Homer’s Odyssey.


Ulysses Reading Group Meeting – Sunday 12 March 2017

The next meeting of the Ulysses reading group is on Sunday 12th of March, 2017 – to be held in the New Headingley Club at 7.30pm.

We hope to complete our reading of the Circe episode, which concludes with a vision of Bloom’s son Rudy.

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Book Covers in the Wake (2)

Finnegans Wake 6.32: “peep, see, at Hom, well, see peegee ought he ought, platterplate.”

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Alexandre Moret: Rois et Dieux d’Egypte (1911), page 88: The plate is titled “The Wake of Osiris” (“Veillée funčbre d’Osiris-Ounnefer mort”)


Ulysses Reading Group Meeting – Sunday 19 February 2017

The next meeting of the Ulysses reading group is on Sunday 19th of February, 2017 – to be held in the New Headingley Club at 7.30pm.

We continue our reading of the Circe episode, from the line: The door opens. Bella Cohen, a massive whoremistress enters.


Ulysses Reading Group Meeting – Sunday 15 January 2017

The next meeting of the Ulysses reading group is on Sunday 15th of January at 7.30pm. Note that we are meeting in a new venue – The New Headingley Club, 56 St Michael’s Road, Headingley

We continue our reading of the Circe episode. Previously we met the Wren song, illustrated here by Jack Yeats.


Book Covers in the Wake

Finnegans Wake 4.25: ‘of a skyerscape of most eyeful hoyth entowerly, erigenating from’

Anita Loos: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, chapter 4: ‘when a girl looks at the Eyefull Tower she really knows she is looking at something’


Finnegans Wake 5.11: ‘this municipal sin business? Our cubehouse still rocks as earwitness’

Edith Holland: The Story of Mohammed p22: ‘In the midst of the city stands a very ancient temple… The Kaabah, or Cube House, as this temple is called, is regarded by the Mohammedans as the most sacred place on earth’


FinnegansWake 6.20: ‘so on the flounder of his bulk like an overgrown babeling, let wee’

Eugene Martin: Saint Colomban p102: ‘It was by such actions that the Church of Christ educated the barbarians, these overgrown children, in the practice of the Gospel’.