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Introduction to the first issue 30 Aug 2013, 02:00 by John Simpson

James Joyce Online Notes has been set up to publish new short notes on the words, allusions, people, and things of Ulysses and Joyce's other fictional works prior to ... able to understand the meaning clearly before being able to render it into another language. This led to contributions to the Oxford English Dictionary and discussions with John Simpson over ...

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Oxen 4 Sep 2018, 11:01 by John Simpson

Oxen of the Sun ― allocating text in the closing paragraphs     Although many aspects of the coda to Oxen of the Sun have been explored, it has never been analysed in ... are a mixture of realistic (if mostly drunken) speech and transformations into quasi-symbolic language. That the exchanges did in some sense “really” happen is, for example, confirmed in Eumeus ...

Joyce's Environs ‎>‎ Oxen

Mulrennan 28 Nov 2013, 13:24 by JJON Editors

Mulrennan from the west of Ireland   P V. 2745-50: 14 April. John Alphonsus Mulrennan has just returned from the west of Ireland. (European and Asiatic papers please copy). He ... agriculturalists”.     But his preoccupation from at least 1880 onwards was Ireland and the Irish language. He was a founding or early member of the Gaelic Union, established in Dublin in ...

Joyce's People ‎>‎ Mulrennan

Dear dirty Dublin 30 Aug 2013, 11:21 by JJON Editors

Lady Morgan and “dear dirty Dublin”   D 8.165-7: I'm deuced glad, I can tell you, to get back to the old country. Does a fellow good, a ... Dublin” Complex expressions such as “dear dirty Dublin” do not always arrive in the language fully formed, but rather emerge gradually as their component parts become “available” to speakers of ...

Joyce's Allusions ‎>‎ Dear dirty Dublin

O'Mahony 5 Jun 2018, 12:34 by JJON Editors

The short but remarkable life of John O’Mahony   U 7.292: Cleverest fellow at the junior bar he used to be. Decline, poor chap. That hectic flush spells finis ... he heard his style — clear, deliberate, and self-possessed ; and as he found his language eloquent, his address well considered and also well delivered, it led him back to a ...

Joyce's People ‎>‎ O'Mahony

Swinburne 25 Mar 2019, 12:46 by John Simpson

“He told me about, hold on, Swinburne, was it, no?” Buck Mulligan and the poet   9.731-2 — Lovely! Buck Mulligan suspired amorously. I asked him what he thought of ... meet the old English poet at the Rose and Crown pub in Wimbledon. The language of these letters is infused with Swinburnean phrases, especially in the letters to Bell, who ...

Joyce's Allusions ‎>‎ Swinburne

taittering 30 Aug 2013, 02:09 by John Simpson

Molly’s taittering lips U 18.673-4: […] my lips were taittering when I said goodbye she had a Gorgeous wrap of some special kind [...] Gifford’s gloss here is ... merely been deferred. It seems very unlikely that the word derives from the Irish language. It bears a tantalizing resemblance to a number of English dialect words, such as ‘titter ...

Joyce's Words ‎>‎ taittering

glue-pots 29 Nov 2013, 12:32 by JJON Editors

Glue-pot steals heart     U 14 .1479-80 : Your starving eyes and allbeplastered neck you stole my heart, O gluepot.     It may come as a surprise to readers to find ... Pat not being gifted with the refinement of a college education, nor the soothing language of a "dunciad Cupid", was in the habit of repeating to his "Venus Adona", the ...

Joyce's Allusions ‎>‎ glue-pots

aquacity 28 Nov 2013, 13:39 by JJON Editors

Aquacity: awash with watery thoughts       U 17.236-40 : What reason did Stephen give for declining Bloom’s offer? That he was a hydrophobe [...] disliking the aqueous substances of glass ... hydrophobe [...] disliking the aqueous substances of glass and crystal, distrusting aquacities of thought and language.   U 17.247 : The incompatibility of aquacity with the erratic originality of genius.   Daniel T ...

Joyce's Words ‎>‎ aquacity

Brixton 10 Jul 2017, 02:08 by John Simpson

George Moore and the Brixton Empire   U 7.478-9: – Imperium romanum, J.J. O’Molloy said gently. It sounds nobler than British or Brixton. Gifford is correct in linking ... taken from an article with the title “ The Irish Literary Renaissance and the Irish Language” in The New Ireland Review of April 1900, 2 which consists of George Moore’s ...

Joyce's Allusions ‎>‎ Brixton