Written over a seven-year period, from 1914 to 1921, this book has survived bowdlerization, legal action and controversy. The novel deals with the events of one day in Dublin, 16th June 1904, now known as "Bloomsday". The principal characters are ...
Stephen Dedalus, Leopold Bloom and his wife Molly.
"I hold this book to be the most important expression which the present age has found; it is a book to which we are all indebted, and from which none of us can escape." He went on to assert that Joyce was not at fault if people after him did not
..." understand it: "The next generation is responsible for its own soul; a man of genius is responsible to his peers, not to a studio full of uneducated and undisciplined coxcombs."Continua...Nascondi
Maybe the best book I have never read. Not easy but so beautiful. Look the different style of writing in this novel and the Milli's soliloquy is one of the best part -a soul speaking in a book. Amazing!
Favourite quotation:"What special affinities appeared to him to exist between the moon and woman?Her antiquity in preceding and surviving succeeding tellurian generations: her nocturnal predominance: her satellitic dependence: her luminary
..."ndence: her luminary reflection: her constancy under all her phases, rising and setting by her appointed times, waxing and waning: the forced invariability of her aspect: her indeterminate response to inaffirmative interrogation: her potency over effluent and refluent waters: her power to enamour, to mortify, to invest with beauty, to render insane, to incite to and aid delinquency: the tranquil inscrutability of her visage: the terribility of her isolated dominant resplendent propinquity: her omens of tempest and of calm: the stimulation of her light, her motion and her presence: the admonition of her craters, her arid seas, her silence: her splendour, when visible: her attraction, when invisible."Continua...Nascondi
immenso e non facile, credo che nessuno possa riuscirea possederlo; neanche l'autore stesso; è un'opera che vive di luce propria ed è ovviamente sfuggente: l'Ulisse è prolisso,eccessivo, volgare, incomprensibile , una spacconeria.leggendolo
..." leggendolo pensavo di fare una gran cosa , una volta finito un gran vuoto, questo ricordo ( a parte una quantità incredibile di nuove parole) VA LETTOContinua...Nascondi