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Ulysses 100 - In Conversation with John Banville, 17th Feb, 2022 at 19h30 CET (6.30pm Irish Time) - Speaker view
birt mackinnon
01:06:30
Hello ya'll. Signing in from PEI Canada.
Darina Gallagher
01:06:53
welcome everyone!
Cath Borrie
01:07:02
From North Vancouver, BC Canada. HELLO!
Tarso Cruz
01:07:22
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María Teresa Linares
01:07:22
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Brian Mowry
01:07:32
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Linda Mckee
01:07:36
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Davide Cavi
01:07:48
Ciao a tutti da Milano. Hi everybody from Milan, Italy!
Andrei Herzlinger
01:07:49
Hello from Israel
Mónica Cuello
01:07:50
Hi from Buenos Aires!!
Andrea Bullrich
01:07:50
Hello from Buenos Aires, Argentina!
Alan Jackson
01:07:53
Hi from New Zealand
ROBERT RHODES
01:08:00
Good evening from London.
Carlos Alberto Antonechen Silveira
01:08:05
Good Afternoon!
Martin Reinhofer
01:08:08
Hello from Dublin
Marie-Helene Poudevigne
01:08:15
Hello from Oughterard, Connemara
Gregory Witul
01:08:26
Hello from Niagara Falls
Frances Heneghan
01:08:31
Hello from the Midlands in Evesham, England, U.K.
Bill George
01:08:33
Hello from Philadelphia, PA USA
Silvia Paveggio
01:08:33
Good evening from Bologna (IT)
Tarso Cruz
01:08:35
Hello from Rio de Janeiro.
Patricia Thomas
01:08:36
Hello from the North Coast of California in Humboldt County
Catherine Dunne
01:08:42
And from stormy Dublin!
Padraig Finlay
01:08:48
Hi from Ottawa Canada. Pádraig Finlay
Nuala O'Connor
01:09:04
Hi from windy County Galway!
Pete TAYLOR
01:09:17
Hi from Arnside, Cumbria
Mary O’Sullivan
01:09:20
hello everyone from Wolverhamton
Stefania Arena
01:09:27
Hello from Milano
Michaela Oldfield
01:09:33
Hello all from Arlington, Virginia.
Michela Dettori
01:09:37
Hi from Tuscany, Italy
Seth Karten
01:09:59
Hello from Oakland, California, US
Robert McBride
01:10:21
Hello from Liverpool
Patricia Palpa
01:10:32
Good afternoon from Perú 🇵🇪
Dan Schiff
01:10:44
Hello from sunny Berkeley, California
Silvia Utges
01:11:09
Hello Joycean enthusis
Alan Sheehy-Skeffington
01:11:19
Hi from the great-grandson of one of the minor characters!
Caroline Hellman
01:11:32
Greetings from Brooklyn, NYC
Silvia Utges
01:11:57
Hello Joycean enthusiasts from Argentina!
Alexander Lamberton
01:12:19
Hello and good wishes to everyone from Ottawa, Canada!
Brigid Murtagh
01:13:07
Hello from beautiful Bray Wicklow
Anthony Moody
01:13:39
Hello All Tony Moody Cap martin France
Sile JACKSON
01:17:11
Hello to everyone from Sile Jackson in Eze, France
Silvia Spatola de Puyane
01:19:16
Hello to everyone from Dundalk, Ireland
Winfried Wolf
01:19:55
Hi all from Winfried Wolf Berlin
Paul Winkelhuijzen
01:22:58
Bloomy greetings from a small village in the ugliest country in the world: the Netherlands. Wonderful meeting, Paul
Anne Tormey
01:22:59
Hello from Anne Tormey in Cannes .. my favourite author and a complete Joycean and PGILfan
Cath Borrie
01:25:26
which of Flaubert’s books did John mention?
ROBERT RHODES
01:26:10
A Sentimental Education
Cath Borrie
01:26:33
Thank you Robert.
ROBERT RHODES
01:26:50
Don't mention it
Jacqueline Holland
01:30:07
Hello from the South Shore of Lake Erie, Vermilion, Ohio.😃
Jacqueline Holland
01:30:54
Could it be said that Ulysses is actually a post modernist piece of lit, vs. modernist.
Peter Young
01:31:50
the lists are hilarious! so much fun
Maeve Edwards
01:34:38
Could we hone in on John's "strong reservations" about Ulysses.
Chris Wells
01:35:43
I am interested in that too
Pete TAYLOR
01:38:30
The "difficult" chapters in the middle (Oxen, Circe) get easier with determined repeat reading plus Gifford. But chapter 3 is just difficult - no need to beat ourselves up about it though!
Vivian Lynch
01:38:54
Hello from Manhasset on Long Island, NY. I’m happy to be with all of you fellow Joycean for this wonderful celebration of ULYSSES 100.
Martin Keane
01:44:20
Is Ulysses overrated ?
Paul Winkelhuijzen
01:47:03
Absolutely not.
Andrei Herzlinger
01:48:05
I agree with you Paul W.
Anthony Moody
01:48:41
Overrated by by Whom?
Pete TAYLOR
01:49:14
The notebooks are full of what just look like scraps, but eventually they all find their place in the text, because JJ is prepared to work and rework till it's right. Anyone who can make a joke with"the chord in any circle being less than the arc which it subtends" is a sticker!
Christiane Algar
01:50:36
I think everyone will have their own favourite episode of Ulysses, which will vary depending on all sorts of factors and will change over the years. I bet within this audience we could find a champion for every episode. Has episode 4 always been John's ideal piece of writing or has his appreciation changed over the years?
Jacqueline Holland
01:52:47
Reading Ulysses is an experience of a mental gymnast. Joyce had to have a certain distress in order to write. His life during the time he wrote Ulysses (in my opinion) was not a panoramic study in pastoral peace. It seems he needed a lot of ‘ifs.’ Anyone else agree?
Edith Bengio
01:54:36
so amazing to see how joyce is liked and popular around the word this is re assuring in curent times ! hello from Luxembourg
Paul Winkelhuijzen
01:55:02
John Banville is great as well. He has written great novels based on or referring to other, older marvellous works. Could we not persuade him to please please please write Twulysses? Sorry about that name, but it's the idea that counts, isn't it? Darina, Paula, go for it.
Chris Wells
01:55:59
I would love to know how Joyce would have responded to our contemporary media landscape. I do wonder how his disciplined study might have been disrupted. Just imagine Joyce on Twitter!
Paul Lundberg
01:57:20
Thank you Darina, Paula and John - a truly unique experience! Paul from Gloucester, MA USA
stephen cunningham
01:57:48
can you talk about Joyce’s relationship with Beckett?
Tom Comerford
01:57:52
Hello from down-town Potahee' in Cavan
Nuala O'Connor
01:57:57
John, you are a marvel, I love your thoughts around writing and creating art.
Caroline Hellman
02:03:17
Finnegan's Wake would have worked well on Twitter.
Caroline Hellman
02:03:32
no apostrophe iops
Caroline Hellman
02:03:44
oops
Seth Karten
02:05:55
Patrick Alexander, Proust teacher/writer, has been tweeting bits of Proust and they are enjoyable: https://twitter.com/prousttweet
Robert Nicholson
02:08:21
Ulysses is like a Faberge egg - it’s the intricacy which is so compelling
Anne Stuzin
02:08:47
New and wonderful book out, The Guide to James Joyce’s Ulysses, by Patrick Hastings. A great accompaniment to your reading of Ulysses, whether you are reading it for the first time, or the 10th. ulyssesguide.com
Brigid Murtagh
02:13:09
I like Harry Blamires' guide, but there's also not a lot wrong with Sparknotes Study Guide to Ulysses.
Celia Keenan
02:16:17
Terence Killeen’s Ulysses Unbound is a wonderful companion to Ulysses, as an introduction and for a re-reading.
Chris Wells
02:16:39
Agree, Killeen's book was the first one that I read
Nuala O'Connor
02:17:17
It is me!
Robert Nicholson
02:17:17
Better than Hastings
Seth Karten
02:18:06
Question to All and John: I like the idea that a meaningful way to experience art is not by treating it as a puzzle, how then can one best read and be moved by work so loaded with allusions when many sentences are difficult to 'understand' without looking up or figuring out the allusions?
Chris Wells
02:18:50
Agree with Seth here, there is a beauty in intellectual labour
Simon Walsh
02:18:57
Could you ask John to briefly describe “a work day” for him
Celia Keenan
02:19:50
John, Do you think that there too much of a tendency to read Molly as Nora Barnacle?
Rose McQuillan
02:20:46
Delightful evening, thank you Darina, Paula and John!
Chris Wells
02:20:50
We absolutely should never forget the women that were part of ULysses' evolution from composition and publication. Jane Heap e.t.c
Gregory Witul
02:20:54
Thank you John, this was wonderful.
Chris Wells
02:21:00
I really enjoyed this
ROBERT RHODES
02:21:04
Thank you for a wonderful discussion
Seth Karten
02:21:10
Thank you all, so much. Wonderful discussion!
Tarso Cruz
02:21:12
It was great! Thank you John, Paula and Darina.
Brian Mowry
02:21:16
thank you
Vivian Lynch
02:21:19
Thank you. This was superb.
Jon Bryant
02:21:22
Thank you
Carlos Alberto Antonechen Silveira
02:21:22
Thank you for the discussion!
Stephen Murray
02:21:24
Thanks Darina, Paula and John. I got a lot from it
Veronica COMYN
02:21:24
What a wonderful, stimulating, hour this has been! Thank you John! And thank you Paula and Darina for organising this special occasion.
Kevin Smith
02:21:30
Thank you John, and Darina and Paula as well. Kevin Smith Howell NJ USA