by Alexandra Romanoff Episode 8 of James Joyce‘s Ulysses follows the windy, talk-heavy Aeolus episode with a lunchtime meditation on the physical, notably food and sex. It parallels the encounter with the Laestrygonians in The Odyssey, in which Odysseus and his crew meet a community of cannibals who decimate their numbers. The episode plays throughout… Continue Reading “Lestrygonians”