An American Zen Buddhist training center in the Mountains and Rivers Order, offering Sunday programs, weekend retreats and month-long residencies.
0 commentsAll of the narrative action in James Joyce's monsterpiece of a novel Ulysses takes place on a single day—June 16, 1904—to commemorate the day that Joyce met his wife, Nora Barnacle. Today, fans of the book celebrate that date as Bloomsday. Ulysses is a book of limitless possibility. Joyce spent seven years writing it, who knows how long researching it, and once famously told a friend, "In Ulysses I have seen life clearly, I think, and as a whole." Ulysses is made to be explored by a variety of perspectives. The layering of stories that create open space for interpretation, the conflicting voices throughout the narration—it should be approached from multiple angles. More »