Regarding Lestrygonians: Bloom's version of the afternoon on Howth is in Lestrygonians at at 8.907-917. Molly's more celebrated version of that afternoon ends the novel at 18.1573-1610. One's appreciation of the latter is made greater by recalling the former: the male's recollection of the scene vs. the female's recollection of that same (really?) scene. (Note: Bloom's recollection appears in what appears to be a "throwaway" chapter about food: the tie-in, the seedcake! These two are the only appearances of the word "seedcake" in the novel. Joyce!)
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c. There is a partial (only 1:25 of 2:05) SparkNotes Ulysses YouTube video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
d. Hear Joyce, himself, recorded reading from the chapter here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
e. A short academic paper on the Parable of the Plums is here: http://hjs.ff.cuni.cz/archives/... "After saying that the two women have gotten a 'crick in their necks' (U7.1023) from 'peering up at the onehandled adulterer' (U7.1017-18), Stephen ends his story with the women 'wiping off with their handkerchiefs the plumjuice that dribbles out of their mouths and spitting the plumstones out slowly between the railings' (U7.1025-1027). Stephen’s vulgar irony suggests that these two 'Dublin vestals…elderly and pious' (U7.923) are in the submissive posture of fellatio, the plum-juice dribbling from their mouths and the seed-spitting suggesting the expectoration of semen."
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