James Joyce

Dear Michael Gove, Please Keep Your Politics Out of English

Tom Johnson | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Johnson

Britain has indeed produced some of the world's best literature, but to presume that we have done so alone and prescribe a romp through literature that assumes as much ignores the world outside of our shores. If you want to inspire a love of literature, by all means select politically diverse works, gorgeously written, intellectually challenging pieces. But do not pick and choose a whole curriculum in accordance with a narrow, personal political vision.

Twitter and the Art of Brevity

Sean Hewitt | Posted 17.11.2012 | Home
Sean Hewitt

At the beginning of the 21st Century, brevity is back in vogue. Twitter is an extension of Hemingway's challenge to anyone brave enough to accept it, and, like the modernists' reaction to photography and the 'brief encounter', it cultivates new ways of seeing and thinking.

Top Tips For Writing and Selling Your Book

Hilary Robinson | Posted 02.09.2012 | Home
Hilary Robinson

I could wax lyrical about the inner book and all that but hardly a day goes by when someone tells me how much they would like to write a book. Well, in many respects, it's never been easier to publish your own.

Sam Parker

50 Shades Of Put It Away: The Worst Book Sex Scenes Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 28.08.2012 | Home

The huge, throbbing success of 50 Shades Of Grey - the erotic novel that became a self-publishing phenomenon - has brought with it a fair share of cri...

James Joyce Quotes: Farts, Milk And Jesus

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.06.2012 | Home

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22 Most Bizarre James Joyce Quotes

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 19.06.2012 | Home

If you were going to throw a metaphorical party of dead literary types, James Joyce would be an obvious choice for an invite. HuffPost Culture likes t...

Happy Bloomsday!

Robert Carroll | Posted 15.08.2012 | Home
Robert Carroll

Saturday 16 June is Bloomsday, the annual celebration of the Irish writer James Joyce and his remarkable book Ulysses. The novel, published in 1922 and prosecuted for obscenity, tells the story of three people - Leopold Bloom, Molly Bloom and Stephen Dedalus - in a single day, 16 June 1904, around Dublin.

Sam Parker

Lost Manuscripts: The Works Of Literature That Could Have Been

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 02.05.2012 | Home

We all ache to know what could have been. If only we'd caught that train, or took that job, or not acquiesced to that last flaming Sambuca... if on...

I Don't Trust the BBC and Neither Should You

Alan McGee | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
Alan McGee

Don't let them define your reality... if 80,000 people attacked the Iranian government building it would be called a revolution yet when it happens in Greece it's called a protest. I don't trust anything the BBC tell me and neither should you.

The London Wake - the Dublin Exodus

Stephanie Knox | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Stephanie Knox

It is little wonder the young are fleeing Dublin - with unemployment at 14% the figures hurt, and the reality stings too, as a trip to Dublin will testify, its prices out of control and a sense of gloominess prevailing. The Celtic Tiger that roared so ferociously in the 90s has been exposed as something of a shadow puppet.

Are the Books Back?

David Whelan | Posted 04.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
David Whelan

As long as we keep on showing the desire to read (and the current upswing I'm noticing here in London concerning 'Save Your Bookshop' rallies or literary nights suggests we are) then books can never die.

'Project Context': Exploring the Creative Dimensions of Drawing

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 02.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Joao Paulo Nunes

"A drawing of a tree shows, not a tree, but a tree-being-looked-at" John Berger, 'Drawn to that Moment' When Project Context was initially made publ...