Bloomsday ‘Ulysses’ Twitterfest 2012: The After Math

The free-form, episode-by-episode mode of tweeting James Joyce’s Ulysses on Bloomsday this year resulted in over 1000 tweets  being posted or retweeted on 16 June, according to a rough initial count. In contrast, the “Ulysses Meets Twitter 2011” effort posted just 600 tweets.  The most popular episode this year was “Cyclops,” the twelfth episode, followed closely by “Scylla and Charybdis,” the ninth episode. The list below shows the number of tweets per episode (in bold), the episode hashtag, and the episode name.

125 – #ulysses12 – Cyclops

111 – #ulysses9 – Scylla and Charybdis

89 – #ulysses8 – Lestrygonians

87 – #ulysses11 – Sirens

79 – #ulysses3 – Proteus

72 – #ulysses1 – Telemachus

65 – #ulysses10 – Wandering Rocks

60 – #ulysses15 – Circe

51 – #ulysses4 – Calypso

49 – #ulysses7 – Aeolus

47 – #ulysses14 – Oxen of the Sun

39 – #ulysses2 – Nestor

38 – #ulysses6 – Hades

37 – #ulysses5 – Lotus Eaters

31 – #ulysses18 – Penelope

30 – #ulysses13 – Nausicaa

20 – #ulysses16 – Eumaeus

13 – #ulysses17 – Ithaca

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