Friday, December 23, 2005

ULYSSES as remedial reading for dyslexics

I'm reading a wonderful memoir, publised in 19779, by Eileen Simpson, REVERSALS: A PERSONAL ACCOUNT OF VICTORY OVER DYSLEXIA. In it she relates how in her struggle to read she came across ULYSSES, With its weird spellings and words and just plain humorous weirdness (along with whole sections that brilliant readers didn't get as well), the novel was perfect for her.

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

This is where I was surfing instead of reading ULYSSES. Didn't write a word either. Good for me!

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

The 100 Most Influential Books of All Time

Sunday, December 11, 2005

Reading under the weather

The monsoon is here.

I wish I had something witty to say.

Friday, December 02, 2005

Will somebody please put Stephen Dedalus out of his misery

The edition I'm reading doesn't have chapter titles, just big section roman numerals.

I'm now in the part where various citizens of Dublin are doing walking about and doing their thing.

A brief Stephen Dedalus point of view as well.

Can't stand that guy. Because I don't understand him, I suppose. But also because he's just so damn...something