James Joyce's "Ulysses"
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This paper explains the relationship of the two of the main protagonists in James Joyce's "Ulysses"---the young, lapsed Irish Catholic Stephen Dedalus and the older,lapsed Jew Leopold Bloom. The author points out that the story evolves through a kind of stream-of-consciousness narrative style; whereby, the reader receives an impressionist, fragmented sense of what life is like in a single day in Dublin. The paper suggests that, by using the protagonists Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus to suggest a modern Odysseus story, Joyce demonstrates the relevance of myth, even to modern life, albeit a myth that must be reconfigured to suit the modern era. The paper includes the quota passage.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Attride, Derek. The Cambridge Companion to James Joyce. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.
- Blamires, Harold. The New Bloomsday Book: Guide through Ulysses. London: Routledge, 1996.
- Blamires, Harold. The Bloomsday Book: Guide through Ulysses. London: Routledge, 1974.
- Hart, Clive & Denise Hayman. James Joyce Ulysses: Critical Essays. Berkley: University of California Press, 1977.
- Kenner, Hugh. Joyce's Voices. London: Dalkey Archive Press, 2007.
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