Ulysses Reading Group Maeeting – 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’.


Ulysses Reading Group Meeting – Sunday 18 December 2016

The next meeting of the Ulysses reading group is on Sunday 18th of December at 7.30pm in Muir Court.

We continue reading the Circe episode from the line – (The brass quoits of a bed are heard to jingle).


Ulysses Reading Group Meeting – Sunday 20 November 2016

The next meeting of the Ulysses reading group is on 20th November 2016 at 7.30pm in Muir Court.

We have reached episode 15, Circe, set in Dublin’s “night-town”.


Ulysses Reading Group Meeting – Sunday 16 October 2016

The next meeting of the Ulysses reading group is on Sunday 16th of October. We’re meeting in Muir Court at 7.30pm to complete the Oxen of the Sun episode. It closes with some hot gospelling from Alexander J. Dowie.


Ulysses Reading Group Meeting – Sunday 18 September 2016

The next meeting of the Ulysses reading group is on Sunday the 18th of September in Muir Court at 7.30pm. We are continuing our reading of episode 14, “The Oxen of the Sun”.

Here Joyce writes in the style of as many as 33 different English authors, including John Bunyan.