James Joyce’s “The Dead” and the Feast of Epiphany

The Dead by James Joyce

James Joyce’s story “The Dead” takes place on this date, January 6, the Feast of Epiphany. “The Dead” is the last section of Joyce’s work The Dubliners. You can read it here:

http://mockingbird.creighton.edu/english/micsun/IrishResources/dead.htm

Or you can watch a clip of Gabriel’s final monologue from John Huston’s 1987 adaptation:

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