3 thoughts on “I had a dream last night that, while explaining to someone the wonders of Ulysses, I took out and showed them my most priced possession: a small letter from Nora Barnacle…

      • There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
        Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

        —Hamlet, Act I, Scene 5

        The absence of the father, the age difference between the children, the two older girls working, the twins still scholars, the 10 years old boy who is the only male in the household. This single census form provides a deeper look at humanity than all of Joyce’s work combined. Call me mad if you want, I will gladly join the company of prophets.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s