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ThankS!,James Joyce's,Ulysses,Bloomsday is a commemoration and celebration of the life of Irish writer James Joyce, during which the events of his novel Ulysses (which is set on 16 June 1904) are relived. It is observed annually on 16 June in Dublin and elsewhere. Joyce chose the date as it was the date of his first outing with his wife-to-be, Nora Barnacle; they walked to the Dublin suburb of Ringsend, where Nora made him happy. The name is derived from Leopold Bloom, the protagonist of Ulysses,Ignore the wet-blanket misinformation and prepare yourself for a flood of ecstatic imagination,Odysseus’ Journey was quite long. It took him ten years to get back to Ithaca.,It took Leopold Bloom just one day to complete his journey.,Marilyn Monroe couldn’t stop reading it...,VS,As with great masterpieces, others didn’t agree... ,“This [Ulysses] is obviously the wave of the future, I'm glad I'm dying of tuberculosis.”― Katherine Mansfield,Joyce’s opinion about his own book,Some quotes from James Joyce: