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And the head coach wants no sissies, so he reads to us from something called Ulysses

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(Staff note: Wondered why Google had James Joyce on the second ‘g’ Wednesday? Well, this post, written by Kelly our Super Stringer explains…

Happy Centennial Bloomsday! If you find yourself in an Irish pub tonight (or the closest thing to it), please raise your glass to James Joyce. His 1922 novel Ulysses, considered obscene when it was first published, is now regarded as one of the greatest novels (if not the greatest) of the 20th century. Ulysses follows a day in the life of Dubliners Leo Bloom and Stephen Dedalus, and that day is, specifically, June 16, 1904. Ulysses is brilliant and readable (for example, Stephen describes a pier as “a disappointed bridge”). But if you feel up to the less-readable Joyce, flip through a copy of Finnegans Wake and try to figure it out. For example: “Men like to ants or emmets wondern upon a groot hwide Whallfisk which lay in a Runnel. Blubby wares upat Ublanium.”

[Allan Sherman lyrics = 1]

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