A Photo Walk from the PagesofJames Joyce’s “The Dead”by Bill Lancaster All quotes are from “The Dead” by James Joyce and are used for educational purposes to promote the reading, rereading, and study of a great literary work.
Joyce set “The Dead” in the house pictured below. “—O' Mr Conroy said Lily to Gabriel when she opened the door for him . . .”(176-77).
Greta and Gabriel stay at the Gresham Hotel. “—O the room is alright replied Gabriel I've taken one at the Gresham” (181).
The River Liffey flows through Dublin. “—I could only get one cab, he said” (208).
Multiple quays are built along the Liffey. “—O, we’ll find another along the quay, said Gabriel” (208).
The house is located at the foot of and across the street from the James Joyce Bridge. “MrsMalins was helped down the front steps by her son and Mr Browne and, after many maneuvres, hoisted into the cab” (208).
A Walk Through “The Dead” by James Joyce “—I love the look of snow, said Aunt Julia sadly” (211).
A Walk Through “The Dead” by James Joyce “Seeing that all were ready to start she shepherded them to the door where good-night was said” (212).
A Walk Through “The Dead” by James Joyce “At the corner of Winetavern Street they met a cab” (214).
A Walk Through “The Dead” by James Joyce “She was looking out of the window and seemed tired” (214).
A Walk Through “The Dead” by James Joyce “The horse galloped along wearily under the murky morning sky, dragging his old rattling box after his heels, and Gabriel was again with her in a cab, galloping to catch the boat, galloping to their honeymoon” (214).
The O’Connell Bridge at Night “—They say you never cross O'Connell Bridge without seeing a white horse” (214).
The statue of Daniel O’Connell stands at the north end of the bridge in the middle ofSraidUiChonaill or O’Connell Street “—I see a white man this time” (214).
O’Connell (1775-1847)was an Irish political leader credited with many advances in the struggle for Irish independence against England. “Then he nodded familiarly to it and waved his hand. —Good night, Dan he said gaily” (214).
The Gresham Hotel1 O'Connell Street UpperDublin 1, Co. Dublin, Ireland “When the cab drew up before the hotel Gabriel jumped out and, in spite of Mr Bartell D’Arcy’s protest, paid the driver” (214-15).
A Walk Through “The Dead” by James Joyce “She mounted the stairs behind the porter her head bowed in ascent, her frail shoulders curved as with a burden, her skirt girt tightly about her” (215).
The Lobby of the Gresham Hotel “They followed him in silence their feet falling in soft thuds on the thickly carpeted stairs.” “In the silence Gabriel could hear the falling of the molten wax into the tray and the thumping of his own heart against his ribs” (215).
Bill Lancaster inside the Gresham Hotel “His soul had approached that region where dwell the vast hosts of the dead” (223).
The Writers Bar is locatedinside the Gresham Hotel Outside the rain fell softly “upon all the living and the dead” (224).
A Photo Walk from the Pages ofJames Joyce’s “The Dead”by Bill Lancaster “The Dead” was published as part of Joyce’s Dubliners in 1914. Thank you, Mr. Joyce.