The friendship of James Joyce and his student and instructor in Jewish customs, the Italian businessman Ettore Schmitz, better known as the novelist Italo Svevo, gave birth to one of literature’s greatest characters. It also unites the giant of literary modernism with the founder of psychoanalysis.
In an excerpt from the newly translated Gaslight, by German writer Joachim Kalka, an examination of how the scandal that rocked France bled into European literature
Celebrating all things Joycean—and Leopold Bloom, the hero of Ulysses
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Rosenbaum praises his favorite chapter of ‘Ulysses’
Israeli Ambassador throws St. Patty party, a terrible idea.
‘Ulysses’ in Yiddish
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Blogging Joshua Cohen’s ‘Witz’