Tag Archives: Ulysses

Preview: The American Scholar – Summer 2022

Summer 2022

COVER STORY

Ulysses at 100

by Our Editors

Is there a novel more revered—and more famously unread—than James Joyce’s Ulysses? Despite its complexities, this love letter to Dublin, published a century ago, is a very readable chronicle of everyday life and everyday struggles. It’s a book about marriage, sex, religion, food, art, loneliness, companionship, and so much else. It’s a book, that is, about life. We hope that the following essays will send you on a quest to discover, or rediscover, this most staggering of epics.

A Remembrance of  Places Both Empty and Full

The divine, stark photographs of Robert Adams

by Megan Craig 

FICTION

How to Solve the Mystery of the Slope and the Line

by Cassandra Garbus 

Previews: Times Literary Supplement – June 3, 2022


June 3, 2022

In this week’s TLS

Things don’t usually fall apart completely in Britain and the centre holds. In the mid-seventeenth century, however, civil war raged across the islands. Military rule in England was followed by the conquest of Ireland and Scotland, paving the way for the Union. Michael Braddick, reviewing Ian Gentles’s The New Model Army, thinks there are lessons here for our “dysfunctional” democracy. This week the TLS features several meditations on times of civil war.

By Martin Ivens

Shakespeare & Company: Patrick Hastings On His James Joyce ‘Ulysses’ Guide