Book Covers in the Wake (3)

Finnegans Wake 13.4 ” So This Is Dyoublong?”

So This Is Dublin.  First Edition. by M.J. MacManus on sale for €€45.00

M.J.MacManus (1888-1951), So This is Dublin! (Dublin; Cork: Talbot 1927)

Contains satirical verses on James Joyce’s Ulysses – viz.,

Of the books by Mr. Joyce
Ulysses is not my choice; I think –
You may not credit it –
That it should be sub-edited.


Finnegans Wake 13.29  “So, how idlers’ wind turning pages on pages,…”

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Notebook 1924: Schuré: Les Grandes Légendes de France p162: “a hurricane passed over the book and turned all the pages. It remained open on the XIIth chapter of the Apocalypse”.

 

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Ulysses Reading Group Meeting – Sunday 12 November 2017

The next meeting of the Ulysses reading group is on Sunday 12th of November at 7.30pm in the New Headingley Club.

We continue our reading of the final episode, Penelope.

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Ulysses Reading Group Meeting – Sunday 1 October 2017

The next meeting of the reading group is on Sunday the first of October at 7.30pm in the New Headingley Club.

We have reached the last episode of the book, Penelope, in which Molly Bloom gives us the woman’s view on life in Dublin at the beginning of the twentieth century.

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Ulysses Reading Group Meeting – Sunday 10 September 2017

The next meeting of the Ulysses reading group is on Sunday 10th of September. The meeting takes place in the New Headingley Club at 7.30pm.

The Odysseus theme continues with a mention of Sinbad the Sailor.


Ulysses Reading Group Meting – Sunday 13 August 2017

The next meeting of the Ulysses reading group is on Sunday 13th of August. The meeting takes place in the New Headingley Club at 7.30pm.

We are reading the Ithaca episode in which Leopold Bloom remembers the name of an important battle in the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878: Plevna.

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Ulysses Reading Group Meeting – Sunday 16 July 2017

The next meeting of the Ulysses reading group is on Sunday 16th of July, 2017. We meet in the New Headingley Club at 7.30pm.

We are continuing our reading of the Ithaca episode.

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Ulysses Reading Group Meeting – Sunday 25 June 2017

The next meeting of the Ulysses reading group is on Sunday 25th of June, 2017. We meet in the New Headingley Club at 7.30pm.

We are reading the Ithaca episode in which we learn how water reaches the kitchen tap.

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