Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Page 132 (7.670-705) "The professor... department, Myles Crawford said."

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The professor came to the inner door.

— Bloom is at the telephone, he said.

— Tell him go to hell, the editor said promptly. X is Burke's publichouse, see?

(should be Davy's)


— Clever, Lenehan said. Very.

— Gave it to them on a hot plate, Myles Crawford said, the whole bloody history.

Nightmare from which you will never awake.

a more pessimistic revision of p34: "History, Stephen said, is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake."

— I saw it, the editor said proudly. I was present. Dick Adams, the besthearted bloody Corkman the Lord ever put the breath of life in, and myself.

Adams [1901] was a journalist for the FJ before he became a lawyer (actually defending Skin-the-Goat in 1883) and finally a judge

Lenehan bowed to a shape of air, announcing:

— Madam, I'm Adam. And Able was I ere I saw Elba.

Adam = 1st breathed life
Able = Adam's son killed by brother Cain

— History! Myles Crawford cried. The Old Woman of Prince's street was there first. There was weeping and gnashing of teeth over that. Out of an advertisement. Gregor Grey made the design for it. That gave him the leg up. Then Paddy Hooper worked Tay Pay who took him on to the Star. Now he's got in with Blumenfeld. That's press. That's talent. Pyatt! He was all their daddies!

Old Lady of Threadneedle Street = Bank of England
Gregor Grey, 44yo in 1901
TP O'Connor had founded The Star in 1888 and "M.A.P." (p115) in 1902 [wiki]
Blumenfeld [wiki]
Pyat [wiki] French journalist and communard
(Joyce is equating journalists' shifting loyalties with Eolian incest)
((PG Wodehouse was getting his start in this milieu))

— The father of scare journalism, Lenehan confirmed, and the brother-in-law of Chris Callinan.

Christopher Callanan was 57yo in 1901

— Hello...? Are you there...? Yes, he's here still. Come across yourself.

— Where do you find a pressman like that now, eh? the editor cried.

He flung the pages down.

— Clamn dever, Lenehan said to Mr O'Madden Burke.

— Very smart, Mr O'Madden Burke said.

Professor MacHugh came from the inner office.

— Talking about the invincibles, he said, did you see that some hawkers were up before the recorder...

invincibles (see also p78 and 130)
recorder = chief magistrate [wiki] Frederick Falkiner [wiki]

— O yes, J.J. O'Molloy said eagerly. Lady Dudley was walking home through the park to see all the trees that were blown down by that cyclone last year and thought she'd buy a view of Dublin. And it turned out to be a commemoration postcard of Joe Brady or Number One or Skin-the-Goat. Right outside the viceregal lodge, imagine!

cyclone: February 1903 (cf p13 "year of the big wind") thousands of trees were uprooted (mostly elms, in the Park) but it was neither a tornado nor a hurricane

the FJ itself had reported the hawkers in court a week earlier, minus Lady Dudley and the recorder
Lady Dudley makes a personal appearance at the end of episode 10
"Number One" was the still-shadowy or spurious 'head centre' of the Invincibles

— They're only in the hook and eye department, Myles Crawford said.

cf selling tapes, laces?



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