“His soul swooned slowly as he heard the snow falling faintly through the universe.” – The Dead, Dubliners, James Joyce.
We swooned ourselves when we made it onto the Daily Edge with our new Christmas Card based on James Joyce’s short story The Dead from Dubliners. They have selected it as one of their wonderfully Irish alternative Christmas cards.
You can find the card here or at the following stockists:
You can also buy it directly from us if you would like to meet the Makers. Just look for us at the following Christmas Markets:
Our The one in the Snow print featuring the same image as the card is also available at the above stockists and markets.
Print from Romping through Dubliners by At it Again! – The one in the Snow
Romping through Dubliners
Dubliners is a series of 15 dark tales about city life at the turn of the 20th century. Although Dublin is a capital, it feels more like a village where everyone knows each other. It’s really magic that you can see and feel traces of the stories as you explore Dublin today. As Joyce wrote, real adventures do not happen to people who remain at home: they must be sought abroad.
Why not spend a day exploring Dublin through the eyes of one of her famous writers. Here’s what you could get up to bring Dubliners to life.
The story of James Joyce’s novel Ulysses is set on the 16th June 1904. This day has become known as Bloomsday, after the book’s anti-hero Leopold Bloom. In the book Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus journey across Dublin, experiencing all of life in one day. Meanwhile, Bloom’s wife Molly is in bed entertaining man about town Blazes Boylan. Continue reading
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Romping through Dorian Gray is the third in a series of pocket guides by At it Again! Discover the truth behind Dorian Gray’s portrait in the attic. Meet the artist who talks about beauty, the Lord who gossips about everyone and the pretty boy who talks about himself. Find out what’s happening in the story, what to wear and places to visit to bring the novel and Oscar Wilde to life. Arm yourself with some insider titbits and essential quotes for your literary adventure. Did you know that Oscar Wilde was in a love triangle with Bram Stoker? Or that James Joyce was stood up on the steps of Oscar’s home? Continue reading