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Halfseasover 8 Dec 2015, 07:30 by John Simpson

The half-seas-over empire of Britain   U 5.71-2: Griffith’s paper is on the same tack now: an army rotten with venereal disease: overseas or halfseasover empire ... to think was caused by the creaking of his stiff white collar”. Joyce’s wordplay associates “half-seas over” with “overseas”. But, as is often the case, Joyce's wordplay ...

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Cheese 28 Nov 2013, 13:54 by JJON Editors

Mity cheese   U 8.755 Cheese digests all but itself. Mity cheese. For some sixty years readers of Ulysses had come to accept “Mighty cheese” as Bloom’s comment on ... and favoured the less appetizing variant. Harald Beck Search by keyword (within this site) Wordplay  Top of page

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Field 29 Nov 2013, 12:35 by JJON Editors

William Field, the bard with the tumbling hair at Queen Dido’s banquet   U 12.829-30: Hairy Iopas, says the citizen, that exploded volcano, the darling of all countries ... on 'Poor creature!' Harald Beck Search by keyword (within this site) Politics  Virgil  Fashion  Wordplay  William Field  I am grateful to Vincent Deane for inspecting Reid's booklet in the ...

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Gimlet 17 Feb 2014, 01:26 by John Simpson

Gimlet sounded like poetry with Hamlet   U  15.3654-5:   ZOE (tragically) Hamlet, I am thy father’s gimlet! Glossators have passed lightly over Zoe’s reply to Stephen in ... repeat and proliferate. Ronan Crowley Search by keyword (within this site) Shakespeare  Drink  Theatre  Wordplay  1 See Matthew Creasy “Shakespeare Burlesque in Ulysses” in Essays in Criticism 55.2 (April ...

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Elijah 29 Nov 2013, 12:16 by JJON Editors

Writing Elijah                                               (U 15.2188-224 ) In the summer of 1920 Joyce was in Paris, collecting and writing up material for the ‘Circe’ episode of Ulysses. This article looks at ... Harald Beck/John Simpson Search by keyword (within this site) America  Religion  Advertising  Journalism  Wordplay  1   A number of Dowie’s works are readily accessible at, and cylinder ...

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Gifford Corrections 27 Feb 2018, 00:56 by JJON Editors

  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 ... see The half-seas-over empire of Britain for further information on Joyce's wordplay   5.112 braided drums: an Irish origin for "drums" in the article Drums of braided ...

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Michael Hart 28 Nov 2013, 13:28 by JJON Editors

Gallant Michael Hart   U 17.1251-5 : Of companions now in various manners in different places defunct: Percy Apjohn (killed in action, Modder River), Philip Gilligan (phthisis, Jervis Street hospital ... by keyword (within this site) French  Lenehan  Medicine  Sport  Athletics  Horse-racing  Real name  Wordplay  Puzzles  Civil Service  Conneff  Gallaher  Nagle  Cusack  America  Pantomime  Entertainment  Theatre  Puns  Poetry  1 Richard ...

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Fresh air 6 Dec 2014, 03:27 by John Simpson

Lenehan and the great outdoors     U 7.612-13 : O, for a fresh of breath air! I caught a cold in the park. The gate was open. a) A fresh ... 11 March, p. 11 Harald Beck Search by keyword (within this site) Lenehan  Pantomime  Wordplay  Music Hall  Theatre  Health  1 The pantomime to which Vincent refers is probably Fortunio and ...

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bunions 29 Nov 2013, 12:47 by JJON Editors

Lenehan’s bunions U 12.1226-8 : - Twenty to one, says Lenehan. Such is life in an outhouse. Throwaway, says he. Takes the biscuit, and talking about bunions. Frailty, thy ... talking about bunions. Frailty, thy name is Sceptre. [...] Lenehan’s jokey style abounds in wordplay and comic allusion. One expression that has passed the annotators undetected is "talking about bunions ...

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Athy 28 Nov 2013, 14:41 by John Simpson

When is a thigh not a thigh?   P I. 646-66: Why is the county of Kildare like the leg of a fellow’s breeches?     Stephen thought what could be ... the Queen’s County (cuntie).   John Simpson            Search by keyword (within this site) Puzzles  Wordplay  Back to top  

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