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Was Leo Bloom a Jew?

June 16, 2011

On June 16th, literary geeks around the world (and on the Internet) celebrate Bloomsday, a holiday named after Leopold Bloom, the protagonist of James Joyce’s novel Ulysses. Ulysses is 783 pages, but it takes place entirely on one day–June 16. Its plot mirrors Homer’s Odyssey, with Bloom standing in for Odysseus and his wife,…

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