Wednesday, 16 June 2010
The sun is shining, the longest day is still to come, and I have a feeling that a re-reading of Ulysses is on the way. My lovely green Bodley Head 1960 edition [I don't give a fig about the 'Joyce Wars' of the scholars over which text is to be preferred] is on the shelf, waiting to be taken down: "Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on which a mirror and a razor lay crossed..."
Tuesday, 15 June 2010
Anyone in London interested in this subject might like to know that I am teaching a 12-week course on it at The City Lit this autumn.