Quotation by James Joyce

—He's a cultured allroundman, Bloom is, he said seriously. He's not one of your common or garden ... you know ... There's a touch of the artist about old Bloom.
James Joyce (1882–1941), Irish author. Ulysses, ch. 10, "Wandering Rocks," The Corrected Text, ed. Hans Walter Gabler, Random House (1986).

The character, Lenehan, comments on Joyce's Odyssean prototype, Leopold Bloom.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Contact Us Help