Posts in “bloomsday” (7)
The Rosenbach's annual Bloomsday festival is BACK on Delancey Place after a two-year hiatus. Join the celebration on Thursday, June 16 anytime between 11:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. What … continue reading Bloomsday is back!
By written by Rosa D. June 15, 2022
For literature enthusiasts and first-time readers alike, Ulysses can be every bit as daunting as it is thrilling. If you’ve always wanted to read James Joyce ’s… continue reading The Ulysses Every Day Reading Challenge
By written by Rosa D. April 15, 2020 1
The Rosenbach 's annual Bloomsday festivities will be held on Sunday, June 16, falling on Father’s Day this year! What is Bloomsday? Bloomsday is an annual event where the… continue reading ReJoyce! Bloomsday Returns to The Rosenbach
By written by Rosa D. June 7, 2019
Nearly 100 years ago today, on February 2, 1922, bookstore-maven-cum-publisher Sylvia Beach stood anxiously waiting on the platform at the Gare de Lyon train station in Paris for the arrival of… continue reading Happy Birthday, James Joyce … and Ulysses!
By written by Alix G. February 2, 2018 2
James Joyce is said to have told his acquaintance, artist and writer Frank Budgen, that he wanted his novel Ulysses to "give a picture of Dublin so complete that if the city suddenly… continue reading Mapping Ulysses
By written by Sara D. June 14, 2017
June 16 is observed around the world as a celebration of James Joyce and his epic Ulysses , a novel that has been called everything from masterfully moving to hilariously obscene. Nowhere in the… continue reading Re-Joyce: The Rosenbach Celebrates James Joyce with its Annual Bloomsday Festival
By written by Sara D. June 7, 2017
Our literary Christmas is almost upon us: Philadelphia’s favorite bookish holiday— Bloomsday —arrives on Thursday, June 16, and we couldn’t be more excited! This annual… continue reading Philadelphia’s Literary Christmas—Bloomsday!
By written by Julie B. May 27, 2016