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Belated Bloomsday

In honor of yesterday’s 100th Anniversary of Bloomsday, a friend sent me this BBC report, "A Cheat’s Guide to Joyce’s Ulysses." As the article points out, "for all its renown and notoriety, it is a book that few have read and even fewer comprehend. To rectify this, BBC News Online presents an irreverent simple chapter-by-chapter guide to the key events, characters and Homeric parallels." Not sure that the piece delivers on the "Homeric parallels," but it comes complete with reader-responses like this one:

It is quite typical of the pompous boorishness of the BBC to try and denegrate an Irish masterpiece. You will never understand it and of course you will always be envious.

Pol.O’Gallan, Warwickshire

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