The Essay | Reading Ulysses: Colm Toibin on Sirens

Based on Ulysses  by James Joyce

Colm Toibin tells us how characters in Ulysses are connected by song. Colm selects a passage from the Sirens episode, where Simon Dedalus is 'made a hero' when he sings.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Radio 3
  • Duration: 13'27''
  • Broadcast date: 2022

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Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
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