Episode Summary

Real talk: why are there no seagulls on Sandymount Strand on Bloomsday? Have we stumbled onto a historical seagull-based conspiracy? Stay tuned to find out! Additionally, we'll also continue discussing how Stephen's walk on the beach is influenced by Berkeleyan idealism, Stephen's perception of space and time, how blind people perceive the world and the Demiurge.

Episode Notes

Real talk: why are there no seagulls on Sandymount Strand on Bloomsday? Have we stumbled onto a historical seagull-based conspiracy? Stay tuned to find out! Additionally, we'll also continue discussing how Stephen's walk on the beach is influenced by Berkeleyan idealism, Stephen's perception of space and time, how blind people perceive the world and the Demiurge.

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Media Mentioned in this Episode:

Daniel Kish was featured on This American Life, not Radiolab. Still worth a listen once you've finished our podcast. - https://www.thisamericanlife.org/544/batman/act-one

The Book of Los by William Blake is available online. My bad! There is only one physical copy, though, and it's owned by the British Museum - https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Book_of_Los

Download a copy Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions for free. - http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/201

Modernist Maundering's take on "Protean Prosody" - http://modernistmaundering.blogspot.com/2015/03/protean-prosody.html

Further Reading:

Anghinetti, P. (1982). Berkeley's Influence on Joyce. James Joyce Quarterly,19(3), 315-329. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/25476446

Atura, A. & Dionne, L. Proteus - Modernism Lab. Retrieved from https://modernism.coursepress.yale.edu/proteus/

Booth, C. (2015, Mar 20). Protean Prosody. Modernist Maundering. Retrieved from http://modernistmaundering.blogspot.com/2015/03/protean-prosody.html

Burgess, A. (1968). ReJoyce. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

D’Arcy, A.M. (2014). Dindsenchas, Mr Deasy and the Nightmare of Partition in Ulysses. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 114C, 1-31. Retrieved from http://www.academia.edu/3524058/Dindsenchas_Mr_Deasy_and_the_Nightmare_of_Partition_in_Ulysses_Proceedings_of_the_Royal_Irish_Academy_114C_2014_1-31

Gifford, D., & Seidman, R. J. (1988). Ulysses annotated: Notes for James Joyce's Ulysses. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Gilbert, S. (1955). James Joyce’s Ulysses: a study. New York: Vintage Books.

Tarnas, R. (1991). The passion of the Western mind: understanding the ideas that have shaped our world. New York: Ballantine.

Music

Noir - S Strong & Boogie Belgique

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A blog and podcast that discuss James Joyce's Ulysses from a non-academic point of view. Less snooty, more movie references.