Teaching Joyce

  title={Teaching Joyce},
  author={Ed Madden},
  journal={James Joyce Quarterly},
  pages={133 - 133}
  • E. Madden
  • Published 2009
  • Art
  • James Joyce Quarterly
Yeah, they say, clay’s the title, but what’s really in the plate? They take to the game, puicini, proposing nasty things shuffled and placed before her blind palms—soft and wet, probably brown, given Joyce’s color choices of the dull and dank. The story’s game is the same: something unnamed at the heart, something dark. Someone says something about a garden, and there’s a mom saying throw it out at once—suggesting repugnant stuff or something wrong. “Something the dog did,” laughs one. The…