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Bloomsday: The Bostoniad David B. Lentz

Bloomsday: The Bostoniad

David B. Lentz

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ISBN : 9781453748473
Paperback
358 pages
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This tragicomic epic brings to life in America the enduring masterpiece of Homers Odyssey and the Irish saga of Joyces Ulysses in a Fathers Day in Boston after the Vietnam War in 1974. This new Bostoniad portrays the American immigrantMoreThis tragicomic epic brings to life in America the enduring masterpiece of Homers Odyssey and the Irish saga of Joyces Ulysses in a Fathers Day in Boston after the Vietnam War in 1974. This new Bostoniad portrays the American immigrant descendants of Leopold and Molly Bloom, and Stephen Dedalus of Dublin. After Tim Finnegans Irish wake Rudy and Penelope Bloom of Beacon Hill meet Harvard Professor, Dr. Thomas Dedalus. Bloomsday narrates in a pixilist style a chorus of New England voices blending to render new verses of the greatest epic of antiquity and the 20th centurys most celebrated literary novel on the legendary wandering home of Odysseus after the fall of Troy.