Sandymount Strand, Dublin, James Joyce, Ulysses, Proteus

Ep. 27 – Nacheinander and Nebeneinander

357px-John_Smibert_-_Bishop_George_Berkeley_-_Google_Art_Project
“Bishop George Berkeley,” John Smybert, c. 1727

Real talk: why are there no seagulls on Sandymount Strand on Bloomsday? Have we stumbled onto a historical seagull-based conspiracy? Stay tuned to find out! Additionally, we’ll also continue discussing how Stephen’s walk on the beach is influenced by Berkeleyan idealism, Stephen’s perception of space and time, how blind people perceive the world and the Demiurge.

Click here to stream audio.


Sweny’s Patreon helps keep this marvelous Dublin landmark afloat. Please subscribe!


On the blog:

Decoding Dedalus: Ineluctable Modalities

Social Media:

Facebook|Twitter

Subscribe to Blooms and Barnacles:

iTunes| Google Play Music| Stitcher


Media Mentioned in this Episode:

Daniel Kish was featured on This American Life, not Radiolab. Still worth a listen once you’ve finished our podcast. – https://www.thisamericanlife.org/544/batman/act-one

The Book of Los by William Blake is available online. My bad! There is only one physical copy, though, and it’s owned by the British Museum – https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Book_of_Los

Download a copy Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions for free. – http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/201

Modernist Maundering‘s take on “Protean Prosody” – http://modernistmaundering.blogspot.com/2015/03/protean-prosody.html


Further Reading:

Anghinetti, P. (1982). Berkeley’s Influence on Joyce. James Joyce Quarterly,19(3), 315-329. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/25476446

Atura, A. & Dionne, L. Proteus – Modernism Lab. Retrieved from https://modernism.coursepress.yale.edu/proteus/

Booth, C. (2015, Mar 20). Protean Prosody. Modernist Maundering. Retrieved from http://modernistmaundering.blogspot.com/2015/03/protean-prosody.html

Burgess, A. (1968). ReJoyce. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

D’Arcy, A.M. (2014). Dindsenchas, Mr Deasy and the Nightmare of Partition in Ulysses. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 114C, 1-31. Retrieved from http://www.academia.edu/3524058/Dindsenchas_Mr_Deasy_and_the_Nightmare_of_Partition_in_Ulysses_Proceedings_of_the_Royal_Irish_Academy_114C_2014_1-31

Gifford, D., & Seidman, R. J. (1988). Ulysses annotated: Notes for James Joyce’s Ulysses. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Gilbert, S. (1955). James Joyce’s Ulysses: a study. New York: Vintage Books.

Tarnas, R. (1991). The passion of the Western mind: understanding the ideas that have shaped our world. New York: Ballantine.


Music

Noir – S Strong & Boogie Belgique

 

Published by

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.