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I Love James Joyce

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    I Read and Really Liked Ulysses . . . - . . . nearly 40 years after having read enough of each chapter to pass a college course.  Admittedly, "The Annotated . . ."...
    GeorgeTSLC GeorgeTSLC 61-65, M Apr 4, 2009

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    James Joyce and the Mullingar Connection - It wasn't until 2000 that as a mullingar man i realised that if joyce had not lived in Mullingarfor the 4-5 weeks with his father...
    jackthestroller jackthestroller 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 24, 2009

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    Words and Exile - Every night as I gazed up at the window I said softly to myself the word paralysis. It had always sounded strangely in my ears, like the word gnomon in the Euclid...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 25, 2008

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    Why?? - Since I was in my 20's, I've picked up James Joyce and started to read. I've never made it past 30 pages. Months (or years) later - I try again. Sometimes the same book...
    rsquared rsquared 46-50, F Apr 18, 2012

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    "Three Quarks For Muster Mark!" - "I Love James Joyce"?  Mayhaps a bit too strong.  I'm not sure that anyone from outside the UK can ever comprehend his work...
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 7 Responses Jul 25, 2008

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    Bloom's Day - In the winter of 2003 I knew that I was going to have to spend about two months in Ireland researching my thesis for one of my bachelors degrees (sadly I couldn't...
    HistoryGuy HistoryGuy 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 3, 2008

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    Ulysses, Cover To Cover - I once had the ultimate joy of participating in a few non-stop readings of Ulysses cover to cover on June 16th, Bloomsday in a Denver brew pub drinking...
    thykermit thykermit 46-50, M Mar 28, 2012

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    Dubliners - Next on my list is Dubliners. Only read Portrait so far. But I need someone to tell me the deeper meanings as I go along. I like to know everything, not just...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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    There Is A New James Joyce. Really! Check It Out! - Well... My name is Ryan Hunter. I have been following this writer named Donald L. Buford. He writes for www.javelinabooks.com...
    bobobats bobobats 61-65 1 Response Aug 20, 2012

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    Vastly Important To Me - I learned while young that one of the key ways to learn to write well is to read good writers. Joyce remains one of my short list of favourite writers, and...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 13, 2012

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    Ellmann's Biography - If you're serious about your love of Joyce, then Richard Ellmann's "James Joyce" is a must read. Originally published in 1959 by Oxford University, it was put...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Jun 29, 2012

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    Turned My Eyes to the Grey Gleaming River - Sometimes the fewest words say the absolute most. The writing is beyond simple comprehension. Marevlous and full. I especially love...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 21, 2008

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    Third Time Around - This is my third serious attempt to read Ulysses. I've never been able to get through the whole book.  It's one of the pleasures I want to experience before I...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 10, 2013

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    One of my favorite Cagney movies: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ig8DNks-_gM
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    Cagney at his finest: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jCOZYF6tD_E
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    I just rewatched Terrible Joe Moran, a tv film with Cagney, Art Carney and Ellen Barkin. Not a great film but worth a viewing especially if you like NYC.
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    I am going a bit different here. There's another group I am in that wants to know my favorite movies. I will put here 100 songs from movies that I saw and love. All of these movies...
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    Finding Utopia The rain poured down on his black umbrella and black shoes. His black coat glistened with moistness, as did everyone else’s. People bustled around him on the busy...
    LeZombitch LeZombitch 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I like Joyce because She says how it is she don't tip toe around it. I can say she the one who help me find god .
    Robs83 Robs83 26-30, M Mar 25

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    SamSleepySocks SamSleepySocks 16-17, F Mar 19

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    I saw a person posting about a song that belonged in the top 100 rap songs of all time because it didn't have curse words in it, wasn't trying to be cool. It was just a fun hip hop...
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    Dear heart, why will you use me so? Dear eyes that gently me upbraid, Still are you beautiful -- - but O, How is your beauty raimented! Through the clear mirror of your eyes...
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    1. SAD, BREAKUP - Sad Song by Todd Smith - Email My Heart by Britney Spears - Stay by Miley Cyrus - Lonely Girl by Pink and Linda Perry - Me And You by Coco Jones and Tyler James...
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    These are songs I love from TV series and movies made from TV series I watched or watch. 1. My Sweet Time by Alexz Johnson - Instant Star 2. White Lines by Alexz Johnson - Instant...
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    "Let's get out, let's get out. Cause' this dead beat town is only here just to keep us down" -She Looks So Perfect by 5SOS "They say that love is forever. Your forever is all that...
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    I really love songs from TV shows or movies,like theme songs. From Lotr,Hobbit,Harry Potter,Star Wars,Rocky,Indiana Jones,The Godfather,Requiem for a dream,James Bond,Mission...
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    Stark. James Stark. Oh why can't fake people be real!?!?!?!?!?!?!?! He's so prefect. But then again all people who are perfect (or at least for me) are fake. I'm serious, try and...
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    They had some of the best TV shows (The Rockford Files, Columbo (which technically started in the late 60s, but lasted through a lot of the 70s)), movies (The Godfather, Halloween...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Mar 31

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    Just saw the movie and it was amazing and i think im in love with theo james
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    Theo James is a way of life. I love him! 💛💙💜💚❤️
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    I love Four/Theo James.👌❤️❤️❤️👌
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    This is one of the most frustrating experiences I have ever written. There's just so many songs that I like but I'll narrow it down to 50 for ya :) 1. Bleeding Love - Leona Lewis...
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    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    James- She's a star Whenever she's feeling empty, Whenever she's feeling insecure, Whenever her face is frozen, Unable to fake it anymore Her shadow is always with her, Her...
    sparklewonderpaws sparklewonderpaws 26-30, F 1 day ago

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