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Guest Blog by Gordon Strong: James Joyce – Myth as Narrative

  …a brave man would invent something that never happened! Joyce   In both Ulysses, Portrait of the Artist and the prototype of the latter – Stephen Hero – Joyce is concerned with the presenting of ‘truth’.  Not only is … Continue reading

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The Irish Celtic Magical Tradition by Steve Blamires

“There are dozens of legends that contain the germ of the Celtic tradition but I will concentrate on the ancient Irish legend of The Battle of Moytura. This legend, as will be shown, contains within it the essence of the … Continue reading

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Steve Blamires on Skylight Press

Steve Blamires comes from the heart of Robert Burns country, the port town of Ayr on the Firth of Clyde in the south-west of Scotland, where Celtic culture and the Gaelic language still thrives.  On a very clear day in … Continue reading

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