January 6, 2012 9:16 AM Subscribe
Lily, the caretaker's daughter, was literally run off her feet...Today is the feast of Epiphany, the last day of the traditional Christmas season; the day also when the Misses Morkan held that grand affair, their annual dance, in James Joyce's "The Dead."
-An annotated version of the story from Wallace Gray's World Wide Dubliners.
-The Dead (1987); John Huston's last film, starring his daughter Anjelica and a raft of Irish theatre veterans.
-A series of podcasts from University College Dublin exploring the civic, cultural, and historical context of the story.
-A recording of "The Dead" by Elizabeth Klett, the queen of Librivox.
-Dubliners, in ebook and audiobook form.
"A few light taps upon the pane made him turn to the window. It had begun to snow again..."
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