Radio and podcast review: An audio journey through the 20th century’s greatest novel
To mark the 100th anniversary of James Joyce’s Ulysses, listeners can appreciate the work through essays, lectures and a full RTÉ dramatisation dating from 1982
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the publication of James Joyce’s monumental novel Ulysses. The book was published on his 40th birthday, and the writer liked to celebrate both events together. Joyce famously wrote from his life, and the birth of his book, he believed, was the birth of him as a serious literary writer.
Ulysses became the definitive modernist text, pioneering narrative point of view as a shifting stream-of-consciousness, representing human life in ...