What happens when the world recasts James Joyce’s Ulysses 140 characters at a time in 24 hours? Find out here on Bloomsday, 16 June 2011.

This is an experiment. It relies entirely on volunteers drawn worldwide from those poor peregrinating souls trapped somewhere between the old-new media novel explosion that was Ulysses and the new-new media implosion that is Twitter.

We’ll also be using this blog to bring to you news and experiences from Bloomsday 2011 celebrations around the world.

The originator of this limited-edition experiment is one Stephen from Baltimore, who receives mail electronically at this address:

13 Responses to “About”

  1. […] approaching and if you're looking for the newest way to honor James Joyce's experimental work, then Stephen from Baltimore's plan could be for you. This optimistic Joyce fan is launching "Ulysses Meets Twitter 2011" and […]

  2. […] really feeling up for a challenge, the deadline for volunteers to sign up for the  “Ulysses Meets Twitter 2011” experiment has been extended to May […]

  3. I’m in for Joyce tweeting!


  4. a great enterprise!

  5. I like Joyce

  6. […] Ulysses meets Twitter 2011 – Bloomsday var td_id = "383675"; var td_format = "4,6,7"; var td_epi = ""; var td_size = […]

  7. […] blog at Quill & Quire discusses the “Ulysses Meets Twitter 2011” challenge: to spend Bloomsday (aka “June 16″) tweeting James Joyce’s […]

  8. Glad to know about this! Ulysses/Odysseus is No. 2 on The Fictional 100, in part because of his wide sweep of influence. Joyce’s Ulysses stands out as the hallmark and golden standard of that influence of the character down the centuries. I will be sure to tune in for the event!

  9. Yeah! Count me in

  10. Geniale!

  11. […] legge nello spot di reclutamento: “Si tratta di un esperimento. Si confida interamente negli scritti di volontari mondiali le […]

  12. […] Blog Ulysses […]

  13. […] an online reading of Joyce’s masterpiece today (@11ysses). Says the project’s website: This is not an attempt to tweet mindlessly the entire contents of Ulysses, word-for-word, 140 […]

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