Since we posted the quote earlier today as our Friday Final Lines, why not just make it a Dubliners day? Say what you will of John Huston’s movie adaptation, but the final moments are mesmerizing, with Donal McCann delivering a bleak but poignant rendition of the final monologue that will run shivers down your spine.
We highly recommend you spend some time with this nifty interactive map, which plots Ulysses’s epic ten-year voyage of The Odyssey on a real-life globe, placing the sirens, the cyclops, and the lotus-eaters in a recognizable geographical context.
This is awesome! Thoroughly enlightening and frustrating to see this circuitous route mapped out.
“I want my stories to move people.” Since Alice Munro skipped the trip to Stockholm, the 2013 Nobel Lecture in Literature was replaced by a pre-recorded video conversation with the Laureate: “Alice Munro: In Her Own Words.”