Come read/listen to excerpts from James Joyce’s Ulysses on Bloomsday*, Friday, June 16 at 3:30 PM. We’ll serve tea (hot and iced) and sweets.
*Bloomsday is June 16th, the day in 1904 that the action of Joyce’s 1922 novel Ulysses takes place.
If one of your reading goals has ever been to read the whole or part of Joyce’s Ulysses, listed below are some resources to get started. We’ll meet again in a year, on Friday, June 14, 2024, and talk about how we did!
An invitation and guide to a Reading Odyssey: Ulysses by James Joyce
Listen to Ulysses: You can listen to entire book in 100 episodes read by Friends of Shakespeare and Company, online at https://shows.acast.com/friends-of-shakespeare-and-company-read-ulysses-by-james-joy, can also be found on Apple podcasts
- Ulysses: A Reader’s Odyssey by Daniel Mulhall
- Odyssey by Homer
- The Odyssey, a graphic novel adaptation by Gareth Hinds
(All are available to stream online with Kanopy, available with a Cook Library resident or part-time resident card)
Great Courses: Ulysses (3 lecture series)
- Cold Mountain (loosely based on The Odyssey)
- O Brother, Where Art Thou (loosely based on The Odyssey)