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Monday, April 11, 2011

James Joyce du jour II

"The Sensual World" becomes "Flower of the Mountain"

I have long lived in blissful ignorance of Stephen Joyce's stranglehold on his grandfather's estate--one of the best reasons I can think of for systematic conscientious objection to our present ludicrous copyright laws.  But Kate Bush can now sing what she first had in mind when constructing her magnificent song.

And what better tribute to Joyce himself than to take his most musical novel and make of a bit of it a piece of music.

(Ah, I love Kate Bush--from Wuthering Heights to the present.)

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