Fighting to Save the Real-Life Pharmacy from James Joyce’s Ulysses — Literary Hub

In the fifth episode of Ulysses, “The Lotus Eaters,” Leopold Bloom stops in to Sweny’s Pharmacy for some face cream for his wife Molly, and, after a sniff, adds a bar of lemon soap to his purchase. In Bloom’s observation, “chemists rarely move”—and Sweny’s, opposite the Lincoln Place end of Trinity College Dublin and around…

via Fighting to Save the Real-Life Pharmacy from James Joyce’s Ulysses — Literary Hub

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