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heaventree 1 Mar 2014, 01:05 by John Simpson

The tree of heaven   U 17.1039: The heaventree of stars hung with humid nightblue fruit. U 17.1139-41: That it was not a heaventree, not a heavengrot, not ... tree on which the solar bird is perched. W. R. Lethaby Architectvre, Mysticism and Myth (1892), ch. 6 p. 74      Joyce’s reading of myth was extensive. It would be ...

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duodene 28 Nov 2013, 13:45 by JJON Editors

Duodenal harmony   U 11.323-5 : A duodene of birdnotes chirruped bright treble answer under sensitive hands. Brightly the keys, all twinkling, linked, all harpsichording, called to a voice to ... also a slender possibility that Joyce’s “duodene of birdnotes” is recalling a Chinese myth which explains the origin of the modern twelve-note chromatic scale from the song of ...

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soap 29 Oct 2015, 15:15 by John Simpson

Soap-eating in the Arctic   U 17.1988-9: The land of the Eskimos (eaters of soap) Bloom contemplates various places abroad, moving from those with specific associations, such as ... on other Eskimo issues, is adamant that soap-eating amongst the Eskimos is a myth: That Eskimo children eat soap is ridiculous on the face of it. I have never ...

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Gifford Corrections 14 Jun 2017, 02:55 by John Simpson

  Corrections and additions to Gifford’s Ulysses Annotated and Joyce Annotated   This page offers brief corrections and additions to the published glossaries of Joyce’s work, notably Ulysses Annotated: Notes ... merchant. (HB)    3.391-3 bones for my steppingstones: follow the emergence of the myth in I smell the blood of an EngIishman    3.393-6  holy saint Denis: a ...

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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 ... coinage. This was a story that began to take hold after her death, as myth overtook reality, and the force of her popular legacy caused later writers to ascribe to ...

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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 ... owner had left. Freeman's Journal (1897), 11 October     He was keen on Irish myth and literature, as well as the language – lecturing on all of them: The Gaelic League ...

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Gifford Corrections 4 14 Jun 2017, 03:08 by John Simpson

Ulysses Annotated Telemachus     Nestor     Proteus     Calypso     Lotus Eaters     Hades     Aeolus     Lestrygonians Scylla and Charybdis     Wandering Rocks     Sirens     Cyclops     Nausicaa     Oxen of the Sun Circe     Eumaeus     Ithaca     Penelope Other works Eumaeus ... of Christ Revealed   17.1988-9 eaters of soap: for the origins of the myth see the article Soap-eating in the Arctic   17.2000-5 missing gent: read the ...

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shoehorn 4 Jun 2014, 02:30 by John Simpson

Shoehorning your head into your hat   U 12.1045-7: − Compos your eye! Says Alf, laughing. Do you know that he's balmy? Look at his head. Do you know ... the cronies in Barney Kiernan's bar ("Look at his head") confirms this popular myth.   How's your old head this A.M.? said Oppenheimer, in his slangy way: "I ...

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brown paper 2 Jun 2015, 11:14 by JJON Editors

Brown-paper suits in fashion   U 16.1185-9: O’Callaghan […] was in the habit of ostentatiously sporting in public a suit of brown paper (a fact). The “suit of ... brown paper (a fact). The “suit of brown paper” was more than an urban myth at the end of the nineteenth and the early twentieth century. The expression itself was ...

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