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“It was a nun they say invented barbed wire.” Line 154 of episode 8 of James Joyce’s Ulysses in the Gabler Edition serves as the epigraph for Lyn’s and my book The Perfect Fence: Untangling the Meanings of Barbed Wire. The afterword … Continue reading

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Epiphany

If I were James Joyce, and if I were collecting local “epiphanies” like he did in Dublin, I’d write a story centered on a phrase overheard this evening at the Woodland Hills mailboxes, a strong statement coming from a heavy … Continue reading

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