Epiphanies and Kidneys

This week, Thea Lenarduzzi and Lucy Dallas are joined by the TLS's Classics editor Mary Beard, who, via an old exam paper, emphasizes the importance of teaching Classics in context (Q1: "Dryads, Hyads, Naiads, Oreads, Pleiads … Does 'Classical influence' in modern poetry always come down to snobbery and elitism?”); Zachary Leader reports on the latest offerings from the Joyce Industry; and Jane O'Grady considers how the Enlightenment undid itself.

James Joyce and the Matter Of Paris, by Catherine Flynn

James Joyce and the Jesuits, by Michael Mayo

Panepiphanal World: James Joyce’s epiphanies, by Sangam Macduff

The Enlightenment: The pursuit of happiness 1680–1790, by Ritchie Robertson


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